Renee Mitchell Potera, MD $$

Cardiac Intensivist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007)
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (2010), Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine (2013), Pediatric Critical Care
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care


    Departments and Programs

    • Research Interests

      • Pathophysiology of acute lung injury
      • Role of NADPH oxidase 2 in macrophage polarization from a pro-inflammatory to an anti-inflammatory phenotype.
    • Publications

      • Thoracic Transplantation in Shaffner DH, Nichols DG, eds. Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care. 5th ed. Webber SA, Loftis LL, Bavare A, Potera RM, Kolovos NS (2015), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1196-1213.
      • Neutrophil azurophilic granule exocytosis is primed by TNF-a and partially regulated by NADPH oxidase. Potera RM, Jensen MJ, Hilkin BM, South GK, Hook JS, Gross EA, Moreland JG Innate immunity 2016 Sep
    • Professional Activities

      • Society of Critical Care Medicine, member
    • Awards and Honors

      • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2019-2020
      • Young Investigator's Travel Award 2013, Pediatric Academic Societies
      • Resident Research Award for Best Presentation 2010, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
      • Excellence in Pediatric Medicine 2007, University of Illinois College of Medicine
      • Lewis Trupin, M.D., Women's Health Award for Commitment to the Well Being and Health of Women 2007, University of Illinois College of Medicine