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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-826-6230


6651 Main Street
MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030

Sara McClelland, APRN

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN)
Acute Care (CPNP-AC), Heart Failure/Transplant


School Education Degree Year
University of Virginia Masters Master of Science in Nursing 2019
University of Virginia Bachelors Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2012


I strive to provide compassionate, evidence based, comprehensive, care to my patients and their families/caregivers. I believe that the best care is provided with a team approach and that includes collaboration with and empowerment of the child and family. I am committed to lifelong learning and progressing my practice as science advances. It is a privilege to know and care for children with congenital and acquired heart disease and their loved ones.

Clinical Interests:

Palliative Care/Quality of Life Care in Heart Failure- encouraging childhood in the midst of acute, chronic, and critical illness

Chemotherapy Induced Cardiomyopathy

Heart Failure in Muscular Dystrophy


Organization Name Role
American Association of Critical Care Nurses Member
Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Member
Pediatric National Certification Board Member

Selected Publications

McClelland, S (2021). Special Populations. In T. Kyle (Comp.), Primary care pediatrics for the nurse practitioner: A practical approach. New York: Springer.

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.