Sarah Elizabeth Sartain, MD

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Specialty

Cancer
Blood Disorders

Phone: 832-822-4362

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
Suite 1580
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine

Education

School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Hematology Oncology 2015
Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine residency Pediatrics 2012
Boston Children’s Hospital/Boston Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and Boston University School of Medicine internship Pediatrics 2010
Tulane University School of Medicine medical school Medical Degree 2009

About

Dr. Sartain specializes in the care of patients with hematologic disorders, particularly focusing on disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis (bleeding and clotting).  She sees patients in the outpatient clinic and attends on the inpatient service at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Sartain is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and is board eligible in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. She is a member of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Team.

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Heart Association (AHA) Member
American Society of Hematology (ASH) Member
Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS) Member

Research Statement

Dr. Sarah Sartain’s research focuses the pathophysiology of the thrombotic microangiopathies, a spectrum of diseases characterized by low blood counts and clots in the small blood vessels. She is particularly interested in the involvement of a part of the immune system, called the alternative complement pathway, in the etiology of these disorders. She performs her research in the laboratory of Joel Moake, MD, at Rice University.

Selected Publications