David Fixler, M.D.

David Fixler, M.D.

  • Dr. Fred S. Brooksaler Professorship in Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - Cardiology


Dr. David Fixler is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He received a Master of Science Degree in Epidemiology from the University of London in 1982. Since that time his major research has focused on the epidemiology of congenital heart disease and most recently environmental epidemiology of exposures associated with birth defects of the heart.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of California at San Francisco (1969-1971), Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Fellowship - Children's Memorial Medical Center - Chicago (1964-1967), Pediatric Cardiology
  • Medical School - University of Chicago (1960-1964)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American Society for Transplantation
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Honors & Awards
  • Robert L. Moore, MD 2000, Distinguished Service Award for Medicine, Children’s Medical Center
  • Variety Club of Texas Humanitarian of the Year Award 1985, Humanitarian of the Year Award
  • Residents Teaching Awards, 1983-4, 1987-8 1988, Awarded by Children’s Medical Center for teaching excellence
  • American Heart Association Gladys Fashena Award 1991, Outstanding contribution to Pediatric Cardiology
  • The Dr. Fred Brooksaler 1999, Pediatric Teaching Professorship
Books & Publications
  • Epidemiology of congenital heart disease

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Children's Medical Center of Dallas

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Dallas, Texas 75235
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