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Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatrics - Infectious Disease
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Sheldon L. Kaplan, M.D.


Professor & Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs

Other Positions

Section Head, Infectious Diseases

Head, Department of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital

Medical School

  • University of Missouri Columbia Medical School


  • Washington University School of Medicine


  • Washington University School of Medicine

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Current Positions in Professional Organizations

  • Fellow - Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Member & Past President - Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
  • Member - American Board of Pediatrics, Sub- Board in Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Member - Anti-Infectives Advisory Committee- Food And Drug Administration

Research Interests

  • Antibiotic-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  • Meningococcal disease in children

Selected Publications in Pub Med

Sheldon L. Kaplan, M.D.

Academic Office

Feigin Center Suite 1150
1102 Bates Street
Houston, TX 77030
Fax 832-825-4347

Clinic Location

Clinical Care Center
Texas Children's Hospital
6701 Fannin St., 16 Floor
Houston, TX 77030-2399