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Texas Medical Center

Critical Care, Anesthesiology
Phone: 832-826-6230


6651 Main StreetMC E1420
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030

Nirica Borges MD, FAAP, CMQ

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care 2017
UPMC Residency Pediatrics 2013
Case Western Reserve University Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2010


I am committed to caring for critically ill children and their families. I believe in team-based care for 

Clinical Interests:

Critically ill neonates and children with acquired or congenital heart disease 

Research Interests:

Systematic Quality Improvement in Pediatric Critical Care 
Application of Business Principles in Quality Improvement in Pediatric Critical Care 
Developing models for delivery of Value-Driven, Cost-Effective Care   


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
Society for Critical Care Medicine Member

Selected Publications

Goldfarb J, Borges N, Gowans LK, Cohn D, Worley S, Li L, Yen-Lieberman B, Lach D, Danziger-Isakov L, Yee-Guardino S, Trunick C, Pellett PE. Absence of human herpesvirus 6B detection in association with illness in children undergoing cancer chemotherapy. J Med Virol 2016 Aug; 88 (8): 1427-37.

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