Priya Bhat, MD, MS


  • Texas Medical Center


Critical Care

Phone: 832-822-6230

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas US

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
University of Michigan Health System fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 2010
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine residency Pediatric Anesthesiology 2007
University of South Alabama College of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2004
University of Alabama/Huntsville masters Masters of Science 2000
University of Alabama/Huntsville bachelors Bachelor of Science 1999


I am dedicated to providing comprehensive and excellent care to our fragile patient population with an emphasis on compassion, collaboration and transparency.

Clinical Interests:

Pre- and post-operative care of neonates, infants and children with congenital heart disease; heart failure and mechanical support; support of patients, families and medical providers during prolonged and/or complex medical care, end of life; CICU team dynamics.

Research Interests:

Palliative and end-of-life care, clinical outcomes, quality improvement.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American College of Cardiology Fellow
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Member

Selected Publications

Bhat PN, Costello JM, Aiyagari R, Sharek PJ, Algaze CA, Mazwi ML, Roth SJ, Shin AY. Diagnostic errors in paediatric cardiac intensive care. Cardiol Young 2018 May; 28(5): 675-82. PMID: 29409553.

Hancock HS, Pituch K, Uzark K, Bhat P, Fifer C, Silveira M, Yu S, Welch S, Donohue J, Lowery R, Aiyagari R. A randomized trial of early palliative care for maternal stress in infants prenatally diagnosed with single-ventricle heart disease. Cardiol Young 2018 Apr; 28(4): 561-70. PMID: 29316996.

Bhat P, Hirsch JC, Gelehrter S, Cooley E, Donohue J, King K, Gajarski RJ. Outcomes of infants weighing three kilograms or less requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac surgery. Ann Thorac Surg 2013 Feb; 95(2): 656-61. PMID: 22921239.

Bhat P, Sisler I, Coller AB 3rd. Exchange transfusion as treatment for rasburicase induced methemoglobinemia in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient patient. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2008 Oct; 51(4):568. PMID: 18561168.