Harold J. Farber, MD

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus
  • Specialty Care/Health Center

Specialty

Pulmonary Medicine

Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 832-227-1111 (West) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
Fax: 832-825-3308 (Main) | 832-227-1637 (West)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094
United States
Texas

Texas Children's Health Center - Clear Lake
940 Clear Lake City Blvd
Webster, TX 77598
United States
Texas

Pediatric Pulmonologist

Texas Children's Hospital


Associate Medical Director, Texas Children's Health Plan


Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Tulane University School of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Pulmonary 1997
University of Arizona College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Pulmonary 1991
Los Angeles County-Univ of Southern Cal residency Pediatrics 1990
Los Angeles County-Univ of Southern Cal internship Pediatrics 1988
State University of New York-Stony Brook medical school Doctor of Medicine 1987

About

Dr. Farber’s diverse clinical interests include asthma, respiratory care of children with muscular dystrophy, respiratory care of technology dependent children, the chronic care of children with complex respiratory diseases, and the treatment of tobacco dependence. Dr. Farber’s research interests focus on clinical, epidemiologic, and health care delivery/quality improvement. Dr. Farber serves as a Co-Investigator for the Baylor College of Medicine site of the American Lung Association Asthma Clinical Research Center (ALA-ACRC) network. Dr. Farber is leading asthma care quality improvement efforts for the Texas Children’s Health Plan.

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow; Member, Section on Tobacco Control
American College of Chest Physicians Fellow
American Thoracic Society Vice Chair, Tobacco Action Committee

Selected Publications

Farber HJ, Silveira EA, Vicere DR, Kothari VD, Giardino AP.  Oral Corticosteroid Prescribing for Children With Asthma in a Medicaid Managed Care Program.  Pediatrics 2017 May;139(5). pii: e20164146.

Farber HJ, Pakhale S, Neptune ER; American Thoracic Society Tobacco Action Committee.  Tobacco 21: An Important Public Policy to Protect Our Youth. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2016 Dec;13(12):2115-2118.

Farber HJ, Buckwold FJ, Lachman B, Simpson JS, Buck E, Arun M, Valadez AM, Ruiz T, Alonzo J, Henry A, Cos-Okpalla N, Nguyen K, Brendel W, Small J, Glomb WB.  Observed Effectiveness of Palivizumab for 29-36-Week Gestation Infants.  Pediatrics 2016 Aug;138(2). pii: e20160627.

Farber HJ, Batsell RR, Silveira EA, Calhoun RT, Giardino AP. The Impact of Tobacco Smoke Exposure on Childhood Asthma in a Medicaid Managed Care Plan. Chest 2016 Mar;149(3):721-8.

Finder JD, Birnkrant D, Carl J, Farber HJ, Gozal D, Iannaccone S, Kovesi T, Kravitz RM, Panitch H, Schramm C, Schroth M, Sharma G, Sievers L, Silvestri JM, Sterni L. Respiratory care of the patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy: An Official ATS Consensus Statement. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2004; 170.:456–465.

Farber, Harold J. Control Your Child's Asthma; A Breakthrough Program for the Treatment and Management of Childhood Asthma (Henry Holt, 2001).