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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-5800
Fax: 832-825-1903


6621 Fannin Street
Suite A3300
Houston, TX 77030

Pablo Motta, MD

Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Fellowship Cardiothoracic Anesthesia 2002
Cleveland Clinic Foundation Residency Anesthesiology 2001
Faculidad de Medicina Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1993
Facultad de Medicina UDELAR Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1993


Dr. Motta's interests entail the study of thoracic epidural anesthesia in pediatric lung transplant recipients. He is also collaborating in the study of the anesthetic management and outcomes in Berlin heart patients. Dr. Motta is involved in peri-operative trans-esophageal echocardiography and holds a PTEsXAM Testamur certification. On a personal level he lives a very active and healthy lifestyle. Dr. Motta has completed 8 full marathons, run the prestigious Boston marathon and several triathlon distances including the Texas Ironman. Due to this interest, Dr. Motta has been appointed to lead the Wellness initiative in the Surgery and Anesthesia Departments at Texas Children's Hospital.


Organization Name Role
American Society of Anesthesiology Member
American Society of Echocardiography Member
International Anesthesia Research Society Member
Society of Cardiac Anesthesia Member
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Member

Selected Publications

Mossad E, Motta P, Sehmbey K, Toscana D. The hemodynamic effects of phenoxybenzamine in neonates, infants and children. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 2008;20:94?98.

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