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Texas Medical Center

Critical Care, Anesthesiology
Phone: 832-826-6230
Fax: 832-825-5929


6651 Main Street
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030

Aarti Bavare, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Quality and Safety
Co-Chair, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Committee

Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care 2012
UT - Houston, School of Public Health Masters Master of Public Health 2012
Children's Hospital Boston Residency Pediatrics 2009
Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College Residency Pediatrics 2005
Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College Medical School Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery 1999


I strive to provide compassionate patient-centered care for critically ill patients in the Cardiac and Pediatric Intensive care units. My commitment is to promote a collaborative multidisciplinary, and evidence driven approach to ensure high quality care for patients and education to our trainees.

Clinical Interests:

Quality and Safety, Rapid Response and Resuscitation science

Research Interests:

Outcomes Research, Data driven system enhancements, Safety Science


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Member
Society of Critical Care Medicine Member

Selected Publications

Bavare AC, Thomas JK, Yeppez D, Gazzaneo MC, Guffey D, Thammasitboon S. Evaluation of a Theory-Informed Pediatric Rapid Response Training Program Using the Logic Model. Hosp Pediatr. 2021 Dec 1: hpeds.2021-005895.

Bavare AC, Afonso NS, Sembera KA, Buckley JR, Raymond TT, McKeta A, Costello JM. Paediatric cardiac rapid response systems: a survey of multicentre practices. Cardiol Young. 2021 Aug 19:1-8.

Bavare AC, Goldman JR, Musick MA, Sembera KA, Sardual AA, Lam AK, Tume SC, Thammasitboon SX, Williams EA. Virtual Communication Embedded Bedside ICU Rounds: A Hybrid Rounds Practice Adapted to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2021 Mar 03.

Bavare AC, Bracken JA, Guffey D, Graf JM, Thomas JK. Comparison of Rapid-Response Systems Across Multisite Locations of a Pediatric Hospital System. Hosp Pediatr. 2020;10(7):563-569

Lasa JJ, Checchia PA, Bavare A. Know Thy Patient, Population, Performance: Witnessing the Evolution of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Science in Cardiac Patients and Beyond? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Dec;20(12):1189-1190.

Dhillon GS, Lasa JJ, Aggarwal V, Checchia PA, Bavare AC. Cardiac Arrest in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU: Is Medical Congenital Heart Disease a Predictor of Survival? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Mar;20(3):233-242.

Bavare AC, Thomas JK, Gurganious LM, Afonso N, Thomas TA, Thammasitboon S. Fostering self-determination of bedside providers to promote active participation in rapid response events. Med Educ Online. 2019 Dec;24(1):1551028.

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.