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Preston D. Lavinghousez, MD

Dr. Lavinghousez lives in Austin, Texas with his family. He is an attending physician in the Pediatric ICU at Dell Children's Hospital, as well as a member of the clinical faculty of the University of Texas Dell School of Medicine in Austin, Texas.

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  • Pediatric Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
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Provides Care Through

  • Pediatric Critical Care Associates

My Passion for Healthcare

I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be a physician growing up. Throughout my training it became clear my ultimate passion was caring for the critically ill. I embrace the responsibility of caring for critical patients and making life-saving decisions in the most stressful situations.

Services I Provide

  1. Non-Invasive Respiratory Support
  2. Management of Traumatic Injury
  3. Mechanical Ventilation
  4. Management of Congenital Heart Disease
  5. Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  6. Management of Shock
  7. Sedation for Bedside Procedures

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

  • Residency

    Lucille Salter Packard Childrens Hosp. at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA

  • Fellowship

    Lucille Salter Packard Childrens Hosp. at Stanford, Palo Alto, CA

  • Board Certification

    AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    American Board of Pediatrics

My Clinical Focus

I specialize in the care of children with life-threatening illnesses who need support in an ICU setting, in collaboration with all pediatric medical and surgical sub-specialties.


  1. American Academy of Pediatrics

Why Choose Dell Children's

Dell Children's offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it personalized care. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible for the children we serve.

We are the premier healthcare provider for children and adolescents in Central Texas. While Dell Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of our pediatric care, our doctors, nurses and associates work in schools, clinics, programs and practices throughout the community to deliver excellent care and better health for our children.

We provide a range of health services to keep your children healthy. We are advancing healthcare and improving lives with easy clinical visits for everyday illnesses, school district and county health partnerships, in-hospital playtime through our child life program, community outreach events and innovative medical treatments for complex and specialized illnesses.

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