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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Esther P. Soundar, M.D.

PGY - I Resident


Medical School

Tirunelveli Medical College, India - M.B.B.S.

Residency Program / Previous Fellowships

Dr. A.L. Mudaliar Post-Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, India - M.D.

Graduate School

University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston - M.P.H.

Research / Professional interests

Clinical Utility of laboratory tests

Honors and Awards

Senior Research Fellowship - Indian Council of Medical Research

Representative Publications

Esther Paula Soundar, D.C.Mathangi, A. Namasivayam.. Free radical changes in methanol toxicity.. . Indian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. 2003 Apr; 47(2): 207-211.

Kyle UG, Soundar EP, Genton L, Pichard C.. Can phase angle determined by bioelectrical impedance analysis assess nutritional risk? A comparison between healthy and hospitalized subjects.. Clinical Nutrition. 2012 May; Publication Status: In-Press.

Naik S , Teruya J, Dietrich JE, Jariwala P, Soundar EP, Venkateswaran L. Utility of Platelet Function Analyzer as a Screening Tool for the Diagnosis of von Willebrand Disease in Adolescents with Menorrhagia. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. 2012 Aug;

Soundar EP, Jariwala P, Nguyen TC, Eldin KW, Teruya.J.. Evaluation of the International Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) and the Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) diagnostic criteria in identifying pediatric patients with disseminated intravascular coagulation. American Journal of Clinical Pathology. Am J Clin Pathol 2013;139:812-816.

Poster Presentation

Kevin Roy, MD; Erin McDade, PharmD; Esther Soundar, MD; Curtis Kennedy, MD. Safety and Efficacy of a 24 Hour Dexmedetomidine Protocol in a Pediatric ICU. Chest. 2011 Oct; 140(4): 391A-391A.

Besandre, R, Hartman, SK, Soundar, E, Teruya, J, Hui, SR. (2012, October). The incidence and effectiveness of plasma transfusion in correcting mild coagulopathy. AABB Annual Meeting & CTTXPO; Boston, MA.

Diaz, R, ZoAnn, E, Hartman, SK, Klein, K, Soundar, E, Eldin, KW, Teruya, J, Hui, SR.. (2012, October). Effectiveness and Safety of Granulocyte Transfusions for the Treatment of Systemic Infections in Children with Neutropenia or Granulocyte Dysfunction.: AABB Annual Meeting & CTTXPO; Boston, MA.

Hundalani SG, Bilen O, Nguyen K, Sounder EP, Kostousov VV, Hui S, Teruya J.. (2012, September). Age based difference in markers of thrombin generation in children on ECLS. 23rd Annual ELSO Conference; Seattle, WA.

Quinn K, Christina, Z, Soundar, E, Teruya, J, Hui, SR. (2012, October). Evaluation of Impact of Age of Blood on Patient's Exposure of Donor Blood and Blood Bank Inventory in Neonatal Setting. AABB Annual Meeting & CTTXPO; Boston, MA.

Teruya, J, Teruya, M, Soundar, E, Nguyen, K, Hui, SR, Eldin, E, Func (Adcock), D. (2012, May). PIVKA-II correlates with PT INR but not protein C or protein S level among newborns. XXVth International Symposium on Technological Innovations in Laboratory Hematology; Nice, France.

Rabia Shafi M.D., Esther Soundar MD, Jun Teruya MD, DSc, Lakshmi Srivaths, MD, Shiu-Ki Rocky Hui MD. (2013, June) Screening for Type 2 Von Willebrand Disease in the Pediatric Population. XXIV Congress of the ISTH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Trung C. Nguyen, MD, Shiu-Ki Hui, MD, Esther P. Soundar, MD, Kim T. Nguyen, MLS (ASCP), Miguel A. Cruz, PhD, Jun Teruya, MD, DSc (2013, June) Acquired Von Willebrand Disease In Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. XXIV Congress of the ISTH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Esther Soundar, MD, MPH, Vadim Kostousov, MD, Purvi Jariwala, MHA, MLS (ASCP), Ozlem Bilen MD, Jun Teruya, MD, DSc. (2013, June) Clinical utility of age specific natural anticoagulant levels in children with thrombosis. XXIV Congress of the ISTH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Reka Szigeti, MD, PhD, Sabina Mir, MD, Esther Soundar, MD, Sahna Reddy, Harry Siegele, Kim Nguyen, MLS (ASCP), Vadim Kostousov, MD, Richard Kellermayer, MD, PhD, Jun Teruya, MD, DSc (2013, June) Decreased Protein S Activity in Ulcerative Colitis but not Crohn Disease in a Pediatric Cohort. XXIV Congress of the ISTH, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Esther P. Soundar, M.D.

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