Timothy McCavit, M.D.
Dr. Timothy L. McCavit, M.D., M.S.C.S., is an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Operations Director for the Pediatric Sickle Cell Program at UT Southwestern / Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He received a BS in molecular biology from Texas Tech University in 1998 and an MD from UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2002. He completed post-graduate medical training at UT Southwestern in 2009 (residency and fellowship) and an MS in Clinical Sciences from UT Southwestern in 2013.
In addition to his clinical focus on the care of children with sickle cell disease, Dr. McCavit has a research interest in long-term outcomes for children with sickle cell disease. His published work to date has examined early death, stroke, and infection by Streptococcus pneumoniae in young sickle cell patients. In addition, he has a research interest in quality-of-care (QOC) and has completed studies evaluating novel QOC indicators for sickle cell pain and febrile neutropenia in pediatric cancer patients. He is a member of the American Society of Hematology’s Subcommittee on Quality of Care. Recently, he has developed a research interest in iron deficiency anemia including clinical trials for the treatment of newly-diagnosed and refractory iron deficiency anemia in children.
|Medical School||UT Southwestern Medical Center (2002)|
|Residency||UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2005), Pediatrics|
|Residency||UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2006), Pediatrics|
|Fellowship||UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2009), Pediatric Hematology/oncology|
McCavit TL, Gilbert M, Buchanan GR Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012 Nov
McCavit TL, Xuan L, Zhang S, Flores G, Quinn CT Pediatr Blood Cancer 2012 Nov
Sickle Cell Disease
McCavit TL Pediatrics-In-Review 2012 5 33 195-204
McCavit TL, Xuan L, Zhang S, Flores G, Quinn CT Pediatric blood & cancer 2011 Jul
McCavit TL, Winick N Pediatric blood & cancer 2011 Apr
McCavit TL, Lin H, Zhang S, Ahn C, Quinn CT, Flores G Am. J. Hematol. 2011 Apr 86 4 377-80
McCavit TL, Quinn CT, Techasaensiri C, Rogers ZR J. Pediatr. 2011 Mar 158 3 505-7
McCavit TL, Grube S, Revell P, Quinn CT Pediatr Blood Cancer 2008 Dec 51 6 814-6
Bordetella holmesii bacteremia in children with sickle cell disease: an emerging pathogen.
McCavit T, Grube S, Revell P, Quinn CT Pediatric Blood & Cancer 2008 51(6) 814-6
Panepinto JA, Torres S, Bendo CB, McCavit TL, Dinu B, Sherman-Bien S, Bemrich-Stolz C, Varni JW Pediatr Blood Cancer 2013 Feb