Suratha Elango, MD, MSHP, FAAP
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine
|University of Pennsylvania||masters||Master of Science in Health Policy||2016|
|University of California San Francisco||residency||Pediatrics||2013|
|UT Southwestern Medical School||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||2010|
Dr. Elango is a primary care pediatrician who is passionate about improving the health and well-being of vulnerable children and families through cross-sector initiatives utilizing systems and design thinking. She is currently focused on a place-based capacity building initiative to achieve health equity in the East Harris County region, as well as expanding the role of pediatric practices. Dr. Elango works clinically at the Center for Children and Women Southwest.
Prevention, underserved populations
Social determinants of health, systems and design thinking
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Fellow|
|Texas Pediatric Society||Member|
Elango S, Szymczak JE, Bennett IM, Beidas RS, Werner RM. Changing Antibiotic Prescribing in a Primary Care Network: The Role of Readiness to Change and Group Dynamics in Success. Am J Med Qual 2018 Mar/Apr;33(2):154-161.