Dr. Meghana Sathe is a graduate of Wellesley College and the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.  She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics and her fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern and Children's Medical Center Dallas.  Dr. Sathe's clinical interests are general gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.  She has a special interest in cystic fibrosis and is the co-medical director of the Claude Prestidge Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinic at Children's Medical Center Dallas.  She also serves on the Medical Advisory Board of The Alagille Syndrome Alliance.

In addition to clinical care, Dr. Sathe is the Associate Fellowship Director for Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.  In this capacity, she is actively involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows through lectures, conferences and curriculum development.  


Medical School
University of Miami School of Medicine (2003)
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2004), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2006), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2009), Pediatric Gastroenterology

Research Interest

  • Cystic fibrosis and nutrition
  • Cystic fibrosis associated liver disease
  • Nutrition


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Meconium ileus in Cystic Fibrosis.
Sathe M, Houwen R J. Cyst. Fibros. 2017 Nov 16 Suppl 2 S32-S39
Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, and Hepatobiliary Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis.
Sathe MN, Freeman AJ Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 2016 Aug 63 4 679-98
An 18-month-old boy with severe dermatitis, edema, muscle wasting.
Mittal VS, Sathe M, Troendle D, Cox M Pediatr Ann 2011 Aug 40 8 393-6
Regulation of Purinergic Signaling in Biliary Epithelial Cells by Exocytosis of SLC17A9-dependent ATP-enriched Vesicles.
Sathe MN, Woo K, Kresge C, Bugde A, Luby-Phelps K, Lewis MA, Feranchak AP J. Biol. Chem. 2011 Jul 286 28 25363-76
Adenosine triphosphate release and purinergic (P2) receptor-mediated secretion in small and large mouse cholangiocytes.
Woo K, Sathe M, Kresge C, Esser V, Ueno Y, Venter J, Glaser SS, Alpini G, Feranchak AP Hepatology 2010 Nov 52 5 1819-28
Update in pediatrics: focus on fat-soluble vitamins.
Sathe MN, Patel AS Nutr Clin Pract 2010 Aug 25 4 340-6
Initiation of purinergic signaling by exocytosis of ATP-containing vesicles in liver epithelium.
Feranchak AP, Lewis MA, Kresge C, Sathe M, Bugde A, Luby-Phelps K, Antich PP, Fitz JG J. Biol. Chem. 2010 Mar 285 11 8138-47
Identification and functional characterization of the intermediate-conductance Ca(2+)-activated K(+) channel (IK-1) in biliary epithelium.
Dutta AK, Khimji AK, Sathe M, Kresge C, Parameswara V, Esser V, Rockey DC, Feranchak AP Am. J. Physiol. Gastrointest. Liver Physiol. 2009 Nov 297 5 G1009-18


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Honors & Awards

  • Texas Super Doctors
    Texas Monthly (2017-2018)
  • Texas Rising Stars
    Texas Monthly Magazine (2016)
  • Top Pediatric Specialists/Doctors in Dallas
    D Magazine (2013) (2015-2018)
  • Teaching and Tomorrow Program, 2nd World Congress, Paris, France
    NASPGHAN (2004)
  • Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Chi, Wellesley College

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Pediatrics (2006)
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology (2009)
  • Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Society (2012)
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2006)
  • Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas (2012)
  • Texas Medical Board (2005)