Dr. Alisa Carman Gotte is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.  She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics and her fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology at UT Southwestern.  She received her Masters in Clinical Sciences from UT Southwestern.  Dr. Gotte's clinical interests include care of children with juvenile arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis, juvenile dermatomyositis, and scleroderma.  Her research interests include treatment resistance in oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Dr. Gotte was a Clinical Research Scholar, UT Southwestern, and was named a D Magazine Best Pediatric Subspecialists in Dallas 2011.  She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, and Children's Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.


Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (2002)
Internship Children's Medical Center (2003), Pediatrics
Residency Children's Medical Center (2005), Pediatrics
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008), Pediatric Rheumatology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Research Interest

  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis in Hispanic children
  • Prevention of infection in children with systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Treatment resistance in oligoarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Intra-articular corticosteroids in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis: safety, efficacy, and features affecting outcome
Gotte AC Open Access Rheumatology Research and Reviews 2009 1 1 37-49

Honors & Awards

  • D Magazine Best Pediatric Subspecialists in Dallas
  • Clinical Research Scholar, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Roberta Joy Uhr Award in Pediatrics
  • Southwestern Medical Foundation Scholarship for Scholastic Achievement
  • Smith County Medical Society Evans Swann Memorial Trust Scholarship
  • Distinguished Scholar Award, UT Austin

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (2008)
  • American College of Rheumatology