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Critical Care


Texas Medical Center

Critical Care, Anesthesiology
Phone: 832-826-5048
Fax: 832-825-6229


6651 Main StreetMC E1420
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030

Amy Sharon Arrington, MD, PhD

Section Chief, Global Biologic Preparedness

Texas Children's Hospital
Medical Director, Special Isolation Unit, Texas Children's Hospital
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care 2013
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2010
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2007
Baylor College of Medicine University Doctor of Philosophy 2003


I am committed to high-quality, safe and compassionate care of all critically ill children in an intensive care setting, as well as caring for patients in our unique “Special Isolation Unit” at Texas Children’s Hospital. This includes not only patient care, but also guiding a highly-trained Special Response Team to care for children with any special infection, including viral hemorrhagic fevers.

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric critical care medicine

Emerging Infections and special pathogens

Biocontainment principles

Biologic disaster preparedness

Research Interests:

Emerging Infections and special pathogens

Biocontainment principles

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

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