Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric Pulmonology Alumni

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See information about the career paths of some of our recent Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship Program graduates.

Year of Graduation Name Specialty Organization City, State
2020 John Palla, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Laurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Chicago, IL
2020 Carolina Quintana, M.D. ICU Fellowship Seattle Children’s Hospital Seattle, WA
2020 Edouard Sayad, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Lebanese American University Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon
2019 Lisa Barber, M.D.  Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Dell Children’s Medical Group Austin, TX
2019 Heather Staples, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Palmetto Health-USC Columbia, SC
2019 Kristen Miller, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Philadelphia, PA
2019 Natalie Villafranco, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Texas Children's Hospital Houston, TX
2018 Jamie Ruderfer, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Texas Children's Hospital Houston, TX
2018 Robert Tillman, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Texas Children's Hospital Houston, TX
2017 Joseph Tayar, M.D. Med-Peds CF Transition Medicine Dell Children’s Hospital Austin, TX
2016 Viral Kothari, M.D. Sleep Medicine Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX 
2016 Scott McKinley, DO Pediatric Pulmonary Physician All Children's Hospital St. Petersburg, FL
2016 Cruz Arturo Munoz, M.D. Sleep Medicine Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine  Houston, TX
2016 Manuel Silva Carmona, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Physician Texas Children's Hospital Houston, TX
2015 Kevin Kaplan, M.D.

Sleep Medicine  

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Texas Children's Hospital Houston, TX
2015 Carolyn Robinson, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine  All Children's Hospital St. Petersburg, FL
2015 Chantal Spencer, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY
2014 Naga Jaya Smitha Yenduri, M.D.  Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Arkansas Children's Hospital Little Rock, AK
2014 Malvika Sagar, M.D. 

Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Mc Lane Children's Hospital Scott & White  Temple, TX
2014 Shipra Singh, M.D., MPH Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Kaledia Health Buffalo, NY
2013 Ernestina Portillo-Melcoff, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Lung Transplantation Team Texas Children's Hospital Houston, TX
2013 Matthew Hazen, M.D.

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

(Private Practice)

Georgia Pediatric Pulmonology Associates, P.C. Atlanta, GA
2013 Shana Crabtree, M.D. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters Norfolk, VA
2012 Michelle Mann, M.D.  Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine  Texas Children's Hospital  Houston, TX
2012 Shailendra Das, M.D.

Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Lung Transplantation Team

Texas Children's Hospital Houston, TX
2012 Walter Castro-Elias, M.D.

Pediatric Pulmonology 

Sleep Disorders

Cardon Children's Medical Center Mesa, AZ