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Texas Medical Center

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Phone: 832-824-5447
Fax: 832-825-0341


Feigin Center
1102 Bates Avenue, Suite 1860
Houston, TX 77030

Sowdhamini S. Wallace, DO, MS

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston- School of Medicine Masters Masters of Science in Clinical Research 2017
Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital Residency Pediatrics 2007
University Hospitals Health System Internship Pediatrics 2005
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Medical School Doctor of Osteopathy 2004


I strive to provide high quality, evidence-based care for my patients that incorporates parent and patient values into decision-making.  

Clinical Interests:

I am a pediatric hospitalist and focus all of my clinical time on the management of conditions affecting hospitalized children.  

Research Interests:

My research interests include common conditions affecting hospitalized children, including management of fever in the neonate and urinary tract infections.  I have also conducted research involving evidence based medicine curricula for various learner groups and have developed methods to increase the research capacity within our Pediatric Hospital Medicine section.  


Organization Name Role
Academic Pediatric Association Member of Subcommittee on Research and special interest group for Evidence Based Practice
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow; Member of the AAP Section on Hospital Medicine

Selected Publications

Wallace SS, Mahmood N, Williams J, Cruz A, Macias C, Quinonez R, Orth R.  Renal Ultrasound for Infants Younger than 2 Months with Febrile Urinary Tract Infection. American Journal of Roentology 2015; 205(4):  895-8.

Wallace SS, Lopez MA, Caviness AC.  Impact of Enterovirus Testing on Resource Use in Febrile Young Infants:  A Systematic Review.  Hospital Pediatrics Feb 2017; 7(2): 96-102.

Wallace SS, Brown DN, Cruz AT.  Prevalence of Concomitant Acute Bacterial Meningitis in Neonates with Febrile Urinary Tract Infection:  A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study.  The Journal of Pediatrics May 2017.  

Vachani JG, McNeal-Trice K, Wallace SS.  Current Evidence on the Evaluation and Management of Fever Without a Source in Infants Aged 0-90 Days:  A Review.  Reviews on Recent Clinical Trials 2017; 12(4): 240-245. 

Foradori DM, Lopez MA, Hall M, Cruz A, Markham J, Colvin J, Nead J, Queen MA, Raphael J, Wallace SS.  Invasive Bacterial Infections in Infants Young Than 60 Days with Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.  Pediatric Emergency Care Aug 2018.

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