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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-5850
Fax: 832-825-5850


6621 Fannin Street
Suite WB1100
Houston, TX 77030

Lisa Hensch, MD

Medical Director of Perioperative Coagulation Pediatric Anesthesia Screening Service (PASS)

Associate Medical Director, Blood Bank and Pheresis
Transfusion Medicine & Coagulation
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Immunology and Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine Fellowship 2016
University of Texas Medical Branch Residency Anatomic and Clinical Pathology 2015
The University of Toledo College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2011


Research Interests:

Dr. Hensch is a member of the Division of Transfusion Medicine and Coagulation.  Her primary research interests include developing evidence-based strategies for safe transfusion in the pediatric patient population.  She is also actively involved in several research projects regarding hemostasis in ECMO patients and coagulation testing.  Dr. Hensch is board certified in blood banking/transfusion medicine  and anatomic and clinical pathology.


Organization Name Role
American Association of Blood Banks
American Society of Clinical Pathology Member

Selected Publications

Hensch LA, Indrikovs AJ, and Shattuck KE. Transfusion in Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Premature Neonates: Current Practice Trends, Risks, and Early Interventions to Decrease the Need for Transfusion. NEOREVIEWS 16(5):E287-296. 2015.

Hensch L. "Blood components." In: Management of Bleeding Patients. Ed. Teruya, J. 1st ed. New York: Springer, 2016.

Teruya J, Kostousov V and Hensch L. "Bleeding of unknown etiology." In: Management of Bleeding Patients. Ed. Teruya, J. 1st ed. New York: Springer, 2016.

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