Dr. Suja Nair received her B.S. degree from the University of Florida and M.D. from St. George’s University School of Medicine. She completed residency training in Pediatrics at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and Women in Orlando, Florida. She worked as a general pediatrician for one year, before completing fellowship training in pulmonary pediatrics at the University of Connecticut. She joined the Faculty at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington D.C. in 2005.  

Dr. Nair is a faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics UT Southwestern Medical Center. Her primary interests include management of severe asthma and its co-morbid conditions.


Medical School
St. George's University School of Medicine, Granada (1997)
Orlando Health (2000), Pediatrics
University of Connecticut Program (2004), Pediatric Pulmonology

Research Interest

  • Asthma comorbidities


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Pulmonary paraganglioma in a 10-year-old: a case report and review of the literature.
Geoffrion TR, DeKeyzer L, Shah G, Nair SJ, Pirolli TJ, Kernstine K J Surg Case Rep 2018 Apr 2018 4 rjy047
Impact of Obesity on Clinical Outcomes in Urban Children Hospitalized for Status Asthmaticus.
Aragona E, El-Magbri E, Wang J, Scheckelhoff T, Scheckelhoff T, Hyacinthe A, Nair S, Khan A, Nino G, Pillai DK Hosp Pediatr 2016 Jan
The influence of pulmonary function testing on the management of asthma in children.
Nair SJ, Daigle KL, DeCuir P, Lapin CD, Schramm CM J. Pediatr. 2005 Dec 147 6 797-801
Managing severe asthma exacerbations in children
Nair SJ, Cloutier MM J Respir Dis Pediatrician 2003 1 5 12-21


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Honors & Awards

  • PAS Travel Grant
    Pediatric Academic Societies-Society for Pediatric Research (2004)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Dallas County Medical Association (2015)
  • Texas Medical Association (2015)
  • American College of Chest Physicians (2003)
  • American Thoracic Society (2003)