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Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine
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Jorge Coss Bu, M.D.


Jorge Coss Bu, M.D.Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
Ben Taub Hospital

Associate Professor
Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

Contact Information:

6621 Fannin St., W6-006 Houston, TX 77030

Clinical Service Area

Intensive Care

Medical School

Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores, Mexico


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
ITESM, Hospital San Jose Tec de Monterrey, Mexico


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Professional Organizations

Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
American Thoracic Society
American College of Nutrition

Research/Clinical Interest

Metabolism and nutritional needs of the critically ill child
Insulin resistance and glucose regulation in the critically ill child
Use of isotope tracer methodology in the study of the metabolism of the critically ill child


Verbruggen, SC; Coss-Bu, JA; van Goudoever, JB; Castillo, L. Current recommended parenteral protein intakes do not support protein synthesis in critically ill septic, insulin resistant adolescents with tight glucose control. Accepted for publication, Critical Care Medicine, May, 2011.

Kyle, U; Arriaza, A; Esposito, M; Coss-Bu, JA. Is indirect calorimetry a necessity or a luxury in the pediatric intensive care unit. Accepted for publication, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, February, 2011.

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