Pediatrics Faculty

Current and former members of the faculty have achieved considerable prominence nationally.

  • Gilbert Forbes received the John Howland Medal, the highest honor in Academic Pediatrics, in 1992.
  • Perrin White received the E. Mead Johnson Pediatric Research Award in 1996.
  • George McCracken received the Maxwell Finland Award in 2004.
  • George Lister received the Maureen Andrew Mentor Award of the Society for Pediatric Research and was elected Chairman of the Board of the American Board of Pediatrics in 2004, was elected to the Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences in 2006, and was elected President of the American Pediatric Society in 2008.
  • George Buchanan received the Distinguished Career Award from the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology in 2007.
  • Fangming Lin was the first recipient of the Norman Siegel Pediatric Research Grant Award from the American Society of Nephrology and the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology in 2007.
  • Robert Wiebe was co-recipient of the Emergency Medical Services for Children National Heroes Award in 2007.
  • Three members of the Department have been elected President of the Society for Pediatric Research: Joseph Warshaw in 1982, George Lister in 1993, and Philip Shaul in 2006.
  • Seven pediatric faculty have received UT Southwestern’s President’s Research Council Distinguished Young Researcher Award: Michael Fant in 1986, Robert Bash in 1996, Steven Kernie in 2000, Michelle Gill and Matthew Porteus in 2004, Ralph DeBerardinis in 2008, and Kamal Bharucha in 2009.
  • Andrew Koh and Jeffrey McKinney were Rhodes Scholars.

Administration

  • Julio Pérez Fontán, M.D., Professor and Chair
    Physician-in-Chief for Children's Medical Center
    Robert L. Moore Chair in Pediatrics
    • John Andersen, M.D., Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterology
      Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
    • Jeffrey McKinney, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
      Vice Chair of Education
      Harry W. Bass Jr. Professorship in Pediatric Education 
    • Philip Shaul, M.D., Professor and Director, Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
      Vice Chair of Research
      Associates First Capital Corporation Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics

Allergy & Immunology

Cardiology

Critical Care Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Endocrinology

Gastroenterology

General Pediatrics

 Chief Residents (2013-2014)

Genetics/Metabolism

Hematology/Oncology

Hospitalist Medicine

Infectious Disease

Neonatal/Perinatal

Nephrology

Neurology

  • Susan Iannaccone, M.D., Professor of  Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, Division Chief
    Jimmy Elizabeth Westcott Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Neurology
    • Mazen A. Almidani, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Susan Arnold, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Diana Castro, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Mike Dowling, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Patricia Evans, M.D., Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Sailaja Golla, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Muna Q. Khan, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Saadat Khan, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Erin Neil Knierbein, D.O., Assistant Instructor
    • Juan Pascual, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics, the Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development, Pediatrics, and Physiology
      The Once Upon a Time Foundation Professorship in Pediatric Neurologic Diseases 
    • Rana Said, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics
    • Deepa Sirsi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Pulmonary and Vascular Biology

Respiratory Medicine

Rheumatology