Scott R. Dorfman, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center


Pediatric Radiology

Phone: 832-824-7237
Fax: 832-825-0160

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
Suite 470
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Director, Radiology Quality & Safety Program

Texas Children's Hospital

Associate Professor, Radiology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Radiology 1994
Baylor College of Medicine residency Diagnostic Radiology 1993
Baylor College of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1989
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School medical school Doctor of Medicine 1988


Dr. Dorfman is a pediatric radiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine and is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. He has been on staff at Texas Children’s since 1994 and formerly served as interim Chief of Pediatric Radiology from 2007-2010. He performs all aspects of general pediatric radiology with a focus in plain film imaging, ultrasound and cross-sectional imaging. He has particular interest in Healhcare Informatics, Healthcare Qualtiy and Safety, and making improvements to the patient experience.


Organization Name Role
American College of Radiology (ACR) Member
American Medical Association (AMA) Member
Harris County Medical Association Member
Society of Pediatric Radiology (SPR) Member
Texas Medical Association (TMA) Member
Texas Radiological Society (TRS) Member
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Member

Selected Publications

Singh S, Dorfman SR, Nuctern JG, Popek EJ, Moore RH. Recurrent pneumonias secondary to an endobronchial inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2013 Jan 1;187(1):e1-2. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201202-0305IM. No abstract available. PMID: 23281356.

Seeborg FO, Paul ME, Abramson SL, Kearney DL, Dorfman SR, Holland SM, Shearer WT. A 5-week-old HIV-1-exposed girl with failure to thrive and diffuse nodular pulmonary infiltrates. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2004 Apr;113(4):627-34. Review. PMID:15100665.

Helmrath MA, Dorfman SR, Minifee PK, Bloss RS, Brandt ML, Right Lower Quadrant Pain in Children Caused by Omental Infarction: Preoperative Assessment and Surgical Management, Journal of the American College of Surgeons 182(6):729-732, 2001.

Murray JC, Dorfman SR, Brandt ML, Dreyer ZE: Renal Venous Thrombosis Complicating Acute Myeloid Leukemia With Hyperleukocytosis. The Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology 1996 Aug;18(3):327-30.