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The Woodlands

Diabetes and Endocrinology
Phone: 936-267-7500


Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Serife Uysal, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Fellowship Pediatric Endocrinology 2017
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center Residency Pediatrics 2014
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center Internship Pediatrics 2012
Marmara University School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2009


My philosophy is to work closely with my patients, their families as well as other specialists and team members to provide comprehensive and coordinated care for my patients through adulthood. I strive to achieve best care possible using the most evidenced based knowledge and experience to treat children and adolescents with diabetes and endocrine disorders. 

Clinical Interests:
General Endocrinology (Disorders of growth and puberty, thyroid diseases, adrenal diseases, obesity etc.) and Diabetes 

Research Interests:
My main research interest is in optimizing care for children and adolescents with poorly controlled diabetes. Besides I am interested in quality improvement in clinical practice.  


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics

American Diabetes Association Member
Endocrine Society Member
Pediatric Endocrine Society Member

Selected Publications

Uysal Serife, Basavaraj Kerur, Jason M Shapiro, Linda K. Snelling, Jose Bernardo Quintos . Acute erosive esophagitis as a rare complication of severe pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition 2016 Apr;62(4):e38-e39.

Hodax J, Uysal S, MD, Quintos JB, Phornphutkul C. Glycogen storage disease type IX and growth hormone deficiency presenting as severe ketotic hypoglycemia, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism 2017 Feb 1;30(2):247-251.

Serife Uysal, Juanita Hodax, Lisa Swartz Topor, and Jose Bernardo Quintos. The Efficacy of Anastrozole and Growth Hormone therapy on Adult Height in Six Adolescent Males with Growth Hormone deficiency or Idiopathic Short Stature. Advances in Endocrinology, vol. 2017, Article ID 9239386, 6 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/9239386.

Meredith Wasserman, Erin M. Mulvihill, Angela Ganan-Soto, MD, Serife Uysal and Jose Bernardo Quintos. Severe short stature in an adolescent male with Prader-Willi syndrome and congenital adrenal hyperplasia: a therapeutic conundrum. Case Reports in Endocrinology, vol. 2017, Article ID 4271978, 4 pages, 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/4271978.

Agrawal S , Kremsdorf R , Uysal S , Fredette M , Topor LS . Nephrolithiasis: A complication of pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis. Pediatric Diabetes 2017;0:1–4.

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