Joshua Seth Wolovits, MD $$

Critical Care Specialist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Dr. Joshua Wolovits in Children's Health CICU visiting a patient.

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2002)
Children's Medical Center Dallas (2003), Pediatrics
Children's Medical Center Dallas (2005), Pediatrics
University of CA at San Francisco School of Med (2008), Critical Care Medicine
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care


  • Research Interests

    • Probiotics/Commensal organisms and their effects on immune mediators in the developing gut
    • Sedation strategies in the cardiac patient
    • Strategies to prevent shunt thrombosis in the single ventricle patient
  • Publications

    • Lesions with Decreased Pulmonary Blood Flow in Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Handbook, 1st edition, Jones MB, Klugman D, Fitzgerald RK, Kohr LM, Berger JT, Costello JM, Bronicki R. Wolovits JS, Torzone A (2015), Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Books
    • Aspirin Resistance in Single-Ventricle Physiology: Aspirin Prophylaxis Is Not Adequate to Inhibit Platelets in the Immediate Postoperative Period. Mir A, Frank S, Journeycake J, Wolovitis J, Guleserian K, Heistein L, Lemler M The Annals of thoracic surgery 2015 Jun 99 6 2158-64
    • Feeding and nutritional challenges in infants with single ventricle physiology., Wolovits JS, Torzone A Curr. Opin. Pediatr. 2012 Jun 24 3 295-300
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
    • Society of Critical Care Medicine
    • Texas Medical Association
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2015-2021
    • Best Doctors in Dallas 2015-2016, D Magazine
    • Above and Beyond, peer-nominated service award, Children’s Medical Center 2004

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