Lucila Marquez, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center


Infectious Disease

Phone: 832-824-4330
Fax: 832-825-4347

Contact Information

1102 Bates Avenue, Suite 1150
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Infectious Disease 2012
University of Texas School of Public Health other Master of Public Health 2012
Baylor College of Medicine residency Pediatrics 2008
Baylor College of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2005


Dr. Marquez cares for children with a range of infectious diseases both in the inpatient and outpatient setting. She is currently the Associate Medical Director for Infection Control and Prevention at Texas Children’s Hospital and in this role addresses issues such as catheter-associated bloodstream infections, surgical site infections, and exposures to and outbreaks of infections in the hospital system. She has a Masters of Public Health with a focus on epidemiology. She is passionate about medical education and teaches a variety of learners including medical students, residents and fellows at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. She has national educational roles serving on the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP Editorial Board and the Education Committee of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

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Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Pediatric Infectious Disease Society Member
Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America Member
Texas Pediatric Society Member

Selected Publications

Marquez L, Sitton M, Dang J, Tran B, Larrier D. Complications of Sinusitis. In: Infectious Diseases in Pediatric Otolaryngology: A Practical Guide. Valdez T, Vallejo J (Eds). Springer, 2016.

Darby J, Liddell L, DeGuzman M, McClain K, Rubenstein J, Chase L, Marquez L. A 2-year-old with 4 weeks of daily fever. Pediatrics 2015; 135 (5): 902-8.

Hatzenbuehler L, Kaplan S, Marquez L. West nile virus meningoencephalitis in an infant with seizures and abnormal neuroimaging. J Pediatr Infect Dis Society 2014; 3 (3): e28-30.

Birnbaum G, Marquez L, Hwang K, Cruz A. Neurologic deterioration in a child undergoing treatment for tuberculosis meningitis. Pediatr Emerg Care 2014; 30 (8): 566-7.

Marquez L, Feske M, Teeter L, Musser J, Graviss E. Pediatric tuberculosis: the litmus test for tuberculosis control. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2012; 31 (11): 1144-7.

Marquez L, Starke J. Diagnosis and management of tuberculosis in children: an update. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2011; 9 (12): 1157-68.

Marquez L, Levy M, Munoz F, Palazzi D. A Report of Three Cases and Review of Intrauterine Herpes Simplex Infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2011; 30 (2): 153-7.

Marquez L, Palazzi D. Congenital Toxoplasmosis. In: Manual of Neonatal Care (7th ed). Cloherty J, Eichenwald E, Hansen A, Stark A (Eds). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2011.