Education

Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (1990)
Internship
Baylor College of Medicine (1991), Pediatrics
Residency
Baylor College of Medicine (1993), Pediatrics
Fellowship
National Jewish Center (1996), Immunology & Respiratory Disease
Fellowship
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1996), Pediatric Pulmonology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Research Interest

    • Asthma
    • Cystic fibrosis

    Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Palivizumab prophylaxis of respiratory syncytial virus disease in 2000-2001: results from The Palivizumab Outcomes Registry.
    Parnes C, Guillermin J, Habersang R, Nicholes P, Chawla V, Kelly T, Fishbein J, McRae P, Goessler M, Gatti A, Calcagno JA, Eki C, Harris KA, Joyave J, McFarland K, Protter P, Sullivan M, Stanford A, Lovett N, Ortiz M, Rojas S, Cyrus S, Cyrus J, Cohen S, Buchin D, Riordan L, Zuniga M, Shah R, Minard C, Quintin A, Douglas G, van Houten J, Freutner S, Chartrand S, Nowatzke P, Romero J, Rhodes T, Benoit M, Walter E, Walker L, DeBonnett L, Cross M, Free T, Martin S, Shank K, Guedes B, Atkinson LA, Halpin GJ, Rouse K, Hand I, Geiss D, Marshall JR, Burleson L, Boland J, Seybold K, Hunter V, Unfer S, Schmucker J, Gley M, Marcus M, Thompson P, Milla P, Young C, Zanni R, Zinno V, Fetter-Zarzeka A, Busey A, Sokunbi MA, Airington S, Richard N, Muraligopal V, Lewis S, Weber FT, Giordano BP, Linehan D, Roach J, Davis R, Rzepka AA, Booth T, Smeltzer D, Walsh J, Arispe E, Rowley R, Bolling C, Botts T, Haskett K, Raby D, Batiz E, Gelfand A, Farrell L, Butler S, Colby L, Schochet P, Bentler J, Hirsch D, Wilkinson L, Aaronson A, Bennett E, Wingate J, Quinn D, Komendowski K, Deckard M, Frogel M, Nerwen C, Copenhaver S, Prater M, Wolsztein J, Mackey K, Benbow M, Naranjo M, Hensley S, Hayes C, Sadeghi H, Lawson SM, McCall M, Combs K, Ledbetter J, Sarnosky K, Swafford C, Speer M, Barton WJ, Mink JW, Lemm D, Hudak M, Case E, Rowen J, Fuentes S, Pane C, Richardson L, Chavarria C, Cassino D, Ghaffari K, Carroll C, Lee H, Guclu L, Johnson C, Blum V, Boron ML, Sorrentino M, Hirsch RL, Van Veldhuisen PC, Smith C Pediatr. Pulmonol. 2003 Jun 35 6 484-9
    Active intestinal chloride secretion in human carriers of cystic fibrosis mutations: an evaluation of the hypothesis that heterozygotes have subnormal active intestinal chloride secretion.
    Högenauer C, Santa Ana CA, Porter JL, Millard M, Gelfand A, Rosenblatt RL, Prestidge CB, Fordtran JS Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2000 Dec 67 6 1422-7
    Human respiratory syncytial virus produces prolonged alterations of neural control in airways of developing ferrets.
    Colasurdo GN, Hemming VG, Prince GA, Gelfand AS, Loader JE, Larsen GL Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 1998 May 157 5 Pt 1 1506-11
    Effect of aspiration of milk on mechanisms of neural control in the airways of developing rabbits.
    Gelfand AS, Larsen GL, Loader JE, Graves JP, Fan LL, Colasurdo GN Pediatr. Pulmonol. 1997 Mar 23 3 198-204

    Honors & Awards

    • Best Doctors in America
      (2007)
    • Best Pediatric Specialists
      D Magazine (2002-2015)
    • Best Doctors in Dallas
      D Magazine (2001)
    • Outstanding Community Practitioner
      Children's Medical Center, Dallas (1998-2001, 2006)
    • Texas Super Doctor
      Texas Monthly Magazine (2008-2010, 2015)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
    • American Medical Association
    • American Thoracic Society
    • Dallas County Medical Society
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine