Dr.Michelle Caraballo received her B.S. in Bioengineering from Rice University, and her M.D. from UT Southwestern. She completed residency training in Pediatrics at UT Southwestern before moving to Denver for fellowship training in both Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at the University of Colorado. Originally from the Dallas area, she moved back home to join the faculty at UT Southwestern in the Department of Pediatrics in 2015.

Her primary interests include pediatric sleep-related breathing disorders, narcolepsy and asthma.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical School (2008)
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2011), Pediatrics
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine - National Jewish Health (2014), Sleep Medicine
University of Colorado Denver (2015), Pediatric Pulmonology

Research Interest

  • Infant safe sleep
  • Pediatric sleep-related breathing disorders


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Risk for Sudden Unexpected Infant Death inĀ Children of Adolescent Mothers: A Qualitative Study.
Caraballo M, Shimasaki S, Johnston K, Tung G, Albright K, Halbower AC J. Pediatr. 2016 Jul 174 78-83.e2


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Honors & Awards

  • Ambulatory Provider of the Month
    Children's Health (2015)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine (2013)
  • American Thoracic Society (2011)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (2015)
  • Texas Medical Association (2015)