Biography

Dr. Michael Dowling's clinical interests include stroke in children and the neurologic complications of sickle cell disease. Children's Medical Center Dallas includes a special Sickle Cell Neurology Clinic, a Pediatric Stroke Clinic and a Multidisciplinary Pediatric Stroke Clinic.

Education

Medical School
Columbia University (1995)
Internship
Children's Health Dallas (1996), Pediatrics
Residency
Children's Health Dallas (1997), Pediatrics
Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2000), Pediatric Neurology
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009)

Research Interest

  • Alternative etiologies for stroke in sickle cell disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Neurologic complications of sickle cell disease
  • Neurologic injury in children with acute anemia
  • Pediatric stroke
  • Sturge-Weber syndrome

Publications

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Response by Rollins and Dowling to Letter Regarding Article, "Dynamic Arterial Compression in Pediatric Vertebral Arterial Dissection".
Rollins N, Dowling M Stroke 2017 Aug 48 8 e228
Dynamic Arterial Compression in Pediatric Vertebral Arterial Dissection.
Rollins N, Braga B, Hogge A, Beavers S, Dowling M Stroke 2017 Apr 48 4 1070-1073
Therapeutic Hypothermia after In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Children.
Moler FW, Silverstein FS, Holubkov R, Slomine BS, Christensen JR, Nadkarni VM, Meert KL, Browning B, Pemberton VL, Page K, Gildea MR, Scholefield BR, Shankaran S, Hutchison JS, Berger JT, Ofori-Amanfo G, Newth CJ, Topjian A, Bennett KS, Koch JD, Pham N, Chanani NK, Pineda JA, Harrison R, Dalton HJ, Alten J, Schleien CL, Goodman DM, Zimmerman JJ, Bhalala US, Schwarz AJ, Porter MB, Shah S, Fink EL, McQuillen P, Wu T, Skellett S, Thomas NJ, Nowak JE, Baines PB, Pappachan J, Mathur M, Lloyd E, van der Jagt EW, Dobyns EL, Meyer MT, Sanders RC, Clark AE, Dean JM N. Engl. J. Med. 2017 01 376 4 318-329
Diffusion imaging of cerebral diaschisis in childhood arterial ischemic stroke.
Kirton A, Williams E, Dowling M, Mah S, Hodge J, Carlson H, Wei XC, Ichord R Int J Stroke 2016 Dec 11 9 1028-1035
Stroke in sickle cell anaemia is more than stenosis and thrombosis: the role of anaemia and hyperemia in ischaemia.
Dowling MM, Kirkham FJ Br. J. Haematol. 2016 Nov
Inter-Rater Reliability of the CASCADE Criteria: Challenges in Classifying Arteriopathies.
Bernard TJ, Beslow LA, Manco-Johnson MJ, Armstrong-Wells J, Boada R, Weitzenkamp D, Hollatz A, Poisson S, Amlie-Lefond C, Lo W, deVeber G, Goldenberg NA, Dowling MM, Roach ES, Fullerton HJ, Benseler SM, Jordan LC, Kirton A, Ichord RN Stroke 2016 Oct 47 10 2443-9
Increased prevalence of potential right-to-left shunting in children with sickle cell anaemia and stroke.
Dowling MM, Quinn CT, Ramaciotti C, Kanter J, Osunkwo I, Inusa B, Iyer R, Kwiatkowski JL, Johnson C, Rhodes M, Owen W, Strouse JJ, Panepinto JA, Neumayr L, Sarnaik S, Plumb PA, Dlamini N, Kirkham F, Hynan LS Br. J. Haematol. 2016 Oct

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Best Pediatric Specialists
    D Magazine (2017)
  • Texas Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly Magazine (2017)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2015)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society Award
    (2014)
  • Trephined Cranium Award for Outstanding Teaching
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014)
  • 8th Annual Excellence in Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012)
  • Core Clerkship Teaching Award
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2009)
  • Innovations in Clinical Research Award
    Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (2009)
  • Best Pediatric Specialists
    D Magazine (2002, 2007, 2010-2015)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (2007)
  • Child Neurology Society (2002)
  • American Academy of Neurology (2001)