Michelle Anderson Lyn, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center


Emergency Medicine

Phone: 832-824-5497
Fax: 832-825-5447

Contact Information

6621 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Medical Director of Care Management and Patient Flow, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Attending

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Emergency Medicine 1994
Albert Einstein College of Medicine residency Pediatrics 1992
Albert Einstein College of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1989
State University of New York @ Brooklyn College of medical school Doctor of Medicine 1988


Dr. Lyn's research interest is in the area of child maltreatment. She is currently involved in several studies looking at both intervention and prevention measures. She is the Director of the Child Maltreatment Subsection. She educates community medical professionals, teachers, law enforcement officers, military personnel, and first responders through SCAN (Suspect Child Abuse & Neglect) community outreach program. She leads the multidisciplinary teams serving maltreated children in the Greater Houston area at Texas Children's Hospital and The Children Assessment Center Clinic to ensure the most complete coordination of care. She maintains her interest in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and is currently Medical Director of St. Luke's Sugar Land Pediatric Emergency Department.

Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education, research, advocacy and value.

Please note that Dr. Lyn only sees patients in the Emergency Center and does not accept appointments.


Organization Name Role
Ambulatory Pediatric Association Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
Texas Pediatric Society Member

Selected Publications

Giardino AP, Lyn MA. Scope of the problem. In: Medical evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse. A Practical Guide (3rd ed.) (Finkel MA, Giardino AP, eds), Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009.

Giardino AP, Lyn MA, Giardino ER. Child abuse and neglect. In: A Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect. New York, NY: Springer Publishing, 2009.

Giardino AP, Lyn MA, Giardino ER. Scope of the Problem. In: A Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect (2nd ed) (Giardino AP, Lyn MA, Giardino ER, eds.), New York, NY: Springer Publishing, 2010.

Udris I, Lyn M, Giardino A, Adams S, Shenoi RP. Child Homicides in Harris County, Texas (1997-2007): A study of victims and perpetrators. American Academy of Pediatrics NCE 2009, Washington, DC, October 2009.