Biography

Andrew Gelfand, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Respiratory Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and chronic ventilation in children.

Dr. Gelfand earned his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in pediatrics. He received advanced training in pediatric pulmonology through a fellowship at the National Jewish Center and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2009.

Dr. Gelfand’s main interests are in clinical medicine and in education, and he occasionally co-authors articles pertaining to pediatric pulmonology. He’s a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association, and the American Thoracic Society.

Dr. Gelfand has been named a D Magazine Best Doctor every year since the publication began its list, as well as a Texas Monthly Super Doctor every year since 2008.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine (1986-1990)
  • Internship - Baylor College of Medicine (1990-1991), Pediatrics
  • Residency - Baylor College of Medicine (1991-1993), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - National Jewish Center (1993-1996), Immunology & Respiratory Disease
  • Fellowship - University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1993-1996), Pediatric Pulmonology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • Best Pediatric Doctors in Dallas 2002-2020, D Magazine
  • Best Pediatric Specialist, 2002-2015, 2020, D Magazine
  • Best Super Doctors 2008-2020, Texas Monthly
  • Best Doctors in America, 2003, 2007, 2015, 2016-2018
  • Best Doctors in Dallas, 2010-2013, 2015-2020, D Magazine
  • Mom-Approved Docs 2016-2018, DFW Child
  • Outstanding Community Practitioner, 1998-2001, 2006, Children's Medical Center Dallas
  • Top Doctors 2018, US News & World Report/Castle Connolly
Books & Publications
Research
  • Asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis

Clinical Focus

  • Asthma
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Chronic ventilation in children
  • General Pulmonology

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Dr. Andrew Gelfand

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Children's Medical Center of Dallas

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Frisco, Texas 75033
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