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Texas Medical Center
Specialty Care

Pulmonary Medicine
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
Fax: 832-825-3308


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

Texas Children's Specialty Care Cy-Fair
r11777 FM 1960 West
Houston, TX 77065

Jose M. Teran, MD


Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Pulmonary, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Pulmonary 1994
University of Miami Medical School Residency Pediatrics 1990
University of Miami Medical School Internship Pediatrics 1988
Universidad Francisco Marroquin-Guatemala Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1985


Dr. Teran's research is focused on understanding the effect the circadian rhythm has over the different inflammatory and immunologic mediators, as well as on lung function, in children with asthma who predominately have nocturnal symptoms. He is looking at differences among groups of milder compared to more severe asthmatics, and how they correlate. His group is also interested in assessing behavioral patterns, attention span, and cognitive ability in children with nocturnal asthma.Dr. Teran's work is focused on the treatment of children suffering from diverse respiratory conditions, in particular children with asthma and cystic fibrosis, as well as on patient and family education of these diseases. Dr. Teran's philosophy of care is to put the well being of patient and family, as well as knowledge and self management of their particular illness, as a priority.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American Medical Association Member
American Thoracic Society Member
Colegio de Medicos y Cirujanos de Guatemala Member

Selected Publications

Janahi IA, Maciejewski SR, Teran JM, Oermann CM. Inhaled morphine to relieve dyspnea in a child with advanced cystic fibrosis lung disease. Pediatric Pulmonology 2000; 30:257-259.

Patient and Family Comments

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