Sarat C Susarla, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology & Board Certified Sleep Medicine Houston and Sugar Land, TX

About Dr. Susarla

Dr. Susarla is a board-certified Pediatric Pulmonologist and Pediatric and Adult Sleep Medicine Specialist at Houston Specialty Clinic.   He earned his medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed pediatric residency at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children.  A native of Houston, Dr. Susarla pursued Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship and Sleep Medicine training at Texas Children’s Hospital, a program that is consistently ranked among the best in the nation. 

Dr. Susarla has numerous professional interests in Sleep and Pulmonary Medicine, is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and a member to multiple professional organizations including the American Thoracic Society, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, and The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. 

Dr. Susarla is passionate about diagnostic and treating complex medical conditions and bringing state of the art subspecialty care to the community in a compassionate, family centered manner. 

Castle Connoly Top Doctor for 10 years (2014-2024) 

Featured In Modern Luxury Houston Magazine 2022-2023 


  • Feigin’s Handbook of Pediatrics and Neonatology (in press, 1st ed. 2010), contributing author “Hemoptysis in children”. 
  • Porter P, Susarla SC, et al.  Link between allergic asthma and airway mucosal infection suggested by proteinase-secreting household fungi. Mucosal Immunology 2009. 2(6): 504-17. 
  • Susarla SC, Fan, LL. Diffuse alveolar hemorrhage syndromes in children.  Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2008 19(3):314-320.  
  • Kiss A, Montes M, Susarla SC, et al. A new mechanism regulating the initiation of allergic airway inflammation.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2007 120(2): 334-42. 

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