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Critical Care


Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-826-6230
Fax: 832-825-6229


6651 Main StreetMC E1420
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030

Amanda Ruth, MD


School Education Degree Year
Emory University fellowship Pediatric Critical Care 2015
Emory University residency Pediatrics 2012
Wake Forest University School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2009


Critical care is delivered best when there is a strong therapeutic alliance between the multidisciplinary team of providers and families.

Clinical Interests:

ECMO, septic shock

Research Interests:

Collaborative, multi institutional approach to management of extracorporeal therapy

Anticoagulation in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Septic shock epidemiology and outcome improvement


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

Selected Publications

Extracorporeal therapies in pediatric severe sepsis: findings from the pediatric health-care information system. Critical Care 2015 Nov 10;19:397.

Pediatric severe sepsis: current trends and outcomes from the Pediatric Health Information Systems Database. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2014 Nov;15(9):828-38.

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