Susan W. Denfield, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center



Phone: 832-824-3278
Fax: 832-825-5899

Contact Information

6651 Main Street
Legacy Tower, 21st Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine fellowship Pediatric Cardiology 1990
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine residency Pediatrics 1987
UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine internship Pediatrics 1984
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 1983


Dr. Denfield has a special interest in and is a member of the heart failure and cardiac transplant service within the division of Pediatric Cardiology. Her research interests are in clinical predictors of outcomes in pediatric heart failure, cardiomyopathy, and heart transplant. Restrictive cardiomyopathy and restrictive physiology in children have been particular interests and she has authored or been the senior author of a number of research outcome articles, invited articles, and book chapters on this topic.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
American College of Cardiology Member
American Heart Association Member
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Member
Texas Pediatric Medical Society Member

Selected Publications

Denfield SW. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy. In Moss and Adams. Heart Disease in Infants, Children and Adolescents. 8th Edition, Edited by H Allen, D Driscoll, R Shaddy and T Feltes. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Phil. PA. Ch 57, pp 1267-1276, 2013.