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Texas Medical Center
West Campus

Pulmonary Medicine
Phone: 832-227-1111 (West) | 832-822-3300 (Main)
Fax: 832-227-1637 (West) | 832-825-3308 (Main)


Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street
9th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094

Siby P. Moonnumakal, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Pulmonary 2009
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2006
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2003


Dr. Moonnumakal believes in spending time with each family to listen to their concerns, educate them about their children’s respiratory problems, and then work together to customize a care plan.  He cares for most general pulmonary diseases but has special interest in asthma, cystic fibrosis, and medical education.  He is a native Houstonian that is bilingual and takes great pride in serving the families and children of the area.  Dr. Moonnumakal leads the Pulmonary Medicine section at the Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus location near Katy.  The team emphasizes providing the same quality of care provided by the nationally ranked Pulmonary section in a more convenient setting for patients in the area. 


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American College of Chest Physicians Member
American Thoracic Society Member

Selected Publications

Microbiological efficacy of early MRSA treatment in cystic fibrosis in a randomised controlled trial.  Muhlebach MS, Beckett V, Popowitch E, Miller MB, Baines A, Mayer-Hamblett N, Zemanick ET, Hoover WC, VanDalfsen JM, Campbell P, Goss CH; STAR-too study team.Thorax. 2017 Apr;72(4):318-326. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-208949. Epub 2016 Nov 15.PMID: 27852955.

Evaluation of Vancomycin Dosing in Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients.  McDade EJ, Hewlett JL, Moonnumakal SP, Baker CJ. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Mar-Apr;21(2):155-61. doi: 10.5863/1551-6776-21.2.155.PMID: 27199623.

Characterization of a recurrent 3.8kb deletion involving exons 17a and 17b within the CFTR gene.  Tang S, Moonnumakal SP, Stevens B, Douglas G, Mason S, Schmitt ES, Eng CM, Katz M, Fang P. J Cyst Fibros. 2013 May;12(3):290-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcf.2012.08.017. Epub 2012 Sep 19.PMID: 22998936.

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