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Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
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Joseph Y. Allen, M.D.


Assistant Professor

Other Positions

  • Medical Director, Texas Children's Emergency Center West Campus
  • Co-Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Symposia

Clinical Service Area

  • Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

  • Impact of evidence based guideline on reducing the incidence of acute chest syndrome in sickle cell patients
  • Neonatal revisit rates to a pediatric emergency department
  • Efficacy of ketamine in the management of asthma in pediatric emergency center patients.
  • Management of radiation in children
  • Practice guidelines and protocols for oncologic patients with fever, patients with sickle cell disease, fever in children less than 60 days and children with extremity injuries

Medical School

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School


  • Children's Memorial Hospital


  • Baylor College of Medicine - Pediatrics Emergency Medicine

Positions in Professional Organizations

  • Member - American Academy of Pediatrics

Joseph Y. Allen, M.D.

Academic Office

  • 832-824-5497
  • Fax 832-825-5424

Clinic Location

6621 Fannin St., MC 1-148
Houston, TX 77030-2399

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