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Phone: 832-826-6106
Fax: 832-825-8978


6701 Fannin Street
16th Floor, Mark Wallace Tower
Houston, TX 77030

Allan Lara, MD



School Education Degree Year
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Residency Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2022
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Internship Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2019
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2018


As a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Dr. Lara works closely with families in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team to achieve the highest potential for every child. “Regardless of the disability or situation, I believe every child deserves the opportunity to live a life of play and joy,” he said. 

Clinical Interests

Neuromuscular disorders, electrodiagnosis, cerebral palsy, spasticity management and brachial plexus injuries.  

Research Interests

Sialorrhea management with botulinum toxins 

Mental health screening in cerebral palsy  


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Member
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR) Member
Association of Academic Physiatrist (APP) Member

Selected Publications

Mahomed F, Brennick CP, Hulk K, Lara AM, Fleming N. Pediatric Neuropathic Pain: A Review of the literature [abstract]. PM R. 2019; 11(S2)(suppl 2). 

Sanchez AN, Martinez CI, Lara AM, Washington M, Escalon MX, Verduzco-Gutierrez M. Evaluation of Diversity and Inclusion Presence Amongst United States Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program Websites. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2021 Jan 11.  

Verduzco‐Gutierrez, M., Lara, A.M. and Annaswamy, T.M. (2021), When Disparities and Disabilities Collide: Inequities during the COVID‐19 Pandemic. PM&R: The Journal of Injury, Function and Rehabilitation

* 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.