Sudha Lakshmi Mootha, MD $$

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Sudha Mootha, M.D., is a pediatric endocrinologist at Children's Health℠ and an assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Mootha earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She completed her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at UT Health Science Center at Houston. She is board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, The Endocrinology Society and American Diabetes Association. 

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1991)
University Hospitals Case Medical Center (1992), Pediatrics
University of CA at San Francisco School of Med (1994), Pediatrics
University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1998), Pediatric Endocrinology
University of CA at San Francisco School of Med (1996), Pediatrics
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology
  • Research Interests

    • General Endocrinology
    • Diabetes
  • Publications

    • Idiopathic hypothalamic diabetes insipidus, pituitary stalk thickening, and the occult intracranial germinoma in children and adolescents. Mootha SL, Barkovich AJ, Grumbach MM, Edwards MS, Gitelman SE, Kaplan SL, Conte FA The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 1997 May 82 5 1362-7
    • Hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction associated with Moyamoya disease in children. Mootha SL, Riley WJ, Brosnan PG Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM 1999 May-Jun 12 3 449-53
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • American Diabetes Association
    • The Endocrine Society
  • Awards and Honors

    • Oral Presentation, Idiopathic Diabetes Insipidus, Pituitary Stalk Thickening and the Occult Intracranial Germinoma. - International Congress of Endocrinology, San Francisco, CA (1996)
    • Summa Cum Laude, Baylor University, Waco, Texas (1987)

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