Mary E. Fallat, M.D., FACS, FAAP

Mary E. Fallat, M.D., FACS, FAAP

Mary E. Fallat, M.D., FACS, FAAP

Professor of Surgery
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Medical Director, Surgical Quality
Norton Children's Hospital


Pediatric Ethics, Pediatric Trauma and Burn Care, Sexual Differentiation Syndromes

Contact Information

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
550 South Jackson Street
Louisville, KY 40202

Office: (502) 588-0390; FAX (502) 588-0395


State University of New York


NCMG - Pediatric Surgery
411 E Chestnut St. Level 5
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 588-0390
Fax: (502) 588-0396


University of Louisville, General Surgery


Children’s Hospital National Medical Center,
Washington DC, Pediatric Surgery

Research Interests

Research Laboratory in Reproductive Endocrinology and Study of Hormone MIS, Current Treatment of CDH at Norton Children's Hospital, Assessing the Financial Burden of Community Acquired MRSA, Neonates with Gastrointestinal Perforations, Abdominal Lymphangioma in Children, Early Human Ovarian Follicle classification, receptor expression & in vitro growth, Comparison of assay techniques for determination of serum levels of MIS

Dr. Fallat joined the University of Louisville in 1987. She became the Chief of Pediatric Surgery in 2002 and the first Hirikati S. Nagaraj endowed Professor in Pediatric Surgery at the University of Louisville. In her spare time, Dr. Fallat enjoys being with her husband and three children, is an amateur photographer, pianist, and likes to travel and discover unclaimed treasures in antique malls.

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Selected Administrative/Leadership Roles
  • Hirikati S. Nagaraj Endowed Professor, Pediatric Surgery
  • Chief, Pediatric Surgery
  • Member – Educational Policy Committee,
  • Program Director, UofL Pediatric Surgery Training Program
  • Member- Graduate Medical Education Committee
  • Serves on Board of Governers – American College of Surgeons
  • Chair – AAP Committee on Bioethics