Interim Section Chief: Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Rolando Rumbaut, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor & Interim Section Chief

Phone

  • (713) 798-0316

Microvascular inflammation, platelets, microvascular thrombosis

Faculty A-G: Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Ritwick Agrawal, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3300

Obstructive sleep apnea, central sleep apnea

Philip Mani Alapat, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2468

Pulmonary diseases; Sleep disorders; Critical care medicine

Mustafa Ata Atik, M.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2683

Clinical research, airways diseases like asthma and COPD

Uma Ayyala

Assistant Professor

Medical Education, Quality Improvement, Simulation, Transition to Internship

Venkata D P Bandi, M.B.B.S.

Professor

Jairo Hernando Barrantes Perez

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2678

Sleep breathing disorders; Restless leg syndrome; Asthma; COPD; Circadian Rhythm disorders; General Pulmonary medicine; ARDS; GWA linked to OSA…

Tara Lynn Barto, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2400

Cystic fibrosis, transition medicine, pulmonary hypertension, critical care, clinical research trials

Aladin M Boriek, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-6091

Research Interests

Andrea Barbara Braun

Assistant Professor

Stephen Bujarski, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7998

Sunjay Devarajan, M.D., B.A.

Assistant Professor

Goutham Dronavalli, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2500

Lung transplantation and critical care medicine

Tony Eissa, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3190

Regulation of Autophagy in Innate Immunity; Cellular Regulation of Nitric Oxide Synthesis in Inflammation; Cellular regulation of misfolded proteins

Resmi Biju George, MSN,FNP-C

Instructor/Np

Phone

  • (713) 873-2468

Kalpalatha K Guntupalli, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2353

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), severe asthma, sepsis, and physician/patient education

Elizabeth Guy, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2468

Critical care and pulmonary diseases; Lung infections

Faculty H-M: Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Nicola Alexander Hanania, M.D., M.S.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-3454

Asthma; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Airway Pharmacology; Clinical Trials; Precision Therapy; Biomarkers; Bronchodilators

Edward Hatrick, MSN, NP-C

Instructor/Np

James P Herlihy, M.D.

Professor

Rapid Response Systems for the Critically Ill

Christopher Howard, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-5840

Quality Improvement, Epidemiology in Critical Care - focus Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Acute Respiratory Failure, Advanced Mechanical Ventilation, Sepsis

Ali Zul Jiwani, M.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor

Interventional Pulmonology, Advanced Bronchoscopy, Lung Cancer Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment, Pleural Disease

Christina Chen-Yu Kao, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2400

Lung transplantation; Sarcopenia; Sepsis; Arginine metabolism

Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-8622

Immune cells and lung disease; Matrix metalloproteinases; Cytokine function

Minkyung Kwon

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3688

Charlie Kuo Wei Lan, DO, FCCP

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7070

Critical Care Medicine; Lung Transplant

Donald Lazarus, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7292

Interventional Pulmonology; Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy; Therapeutic bronchoscopy; Pleural procedures; Lung cancer; Thoracic malignancies…

Gloria Wai Chung Li, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Prasad Manian, M.B.B.S.,M.D

Senior Faculty

General Pulmonary

Babith Joseph Mankidy, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2688

Mechanical circulatory support ,ECMO,; Interventional Pulmonology; Lung Transplantation; Difficult airway management…

Dipaben Dhananjay Modi

Assistant Professor

Shahram Moghtader, M.D., M.E.

Assistant Professor

Thomas Monaco, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Christopher K. Morgan

Assistant Professor

David Mucuha Muigai, MBChB MMM

Assistant Professor/ Medical Director

Phone

  • (713) 798-8054

Obstetric Critical Care; Cardiothoracic Surgical Critical Care; Critical Care Coordination/Optimization

Faculty N-Z: Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Dharani K. Narendra, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2468

Pulmonary diseases, critical care medicine

Sara Nowakowski, PhD, CBSM, DBSM

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (409) 539-0230

Sleep Medicine

Ali Omranian

Assistant Professor

Shock Response Service.; Pulmonary Emboli Response Service; Thrombolysis in High Risk Pulmonary Embolism; Advanced Critical Care Ultrasound.…

Lavannya Mundayatil Pandit, M.D., M.S., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7961

Pulmonary Hypertension; Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Amit D. Parulekar, M.D., M.S.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2400

Lung Transplantation; Asthma; COPD; Critical Care

Purvesh R. Patel

Assistant Professor

Ivan O Rosas

Guest Access

Pralay Kumar Sarkar, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-2468

Critical Care Ultrasonography; Advanced Critical Care Echocardiography; Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) in critical care; Lung cancer…

Fidaa Shaib, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-3300

Sleep disordered breathing, insomnia, chronic respiratory failure and chronic mechanical ventilation

Amir Sharafkhaneh, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2500

Sleep disorders

Muhammad Asim Siddique, M.D

Assistant Professor/Director MICU

Supriya Singh, MD

Assistant Professor

Sergio Trevino Castillo, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Kanta Velamuri, M.B.B.S., B.S.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (713) 794-7314

Annise Georgette Wilson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 798-2273

Sleep disorders during pregnancy; Circadian rhythm sleep disorders