Erin Butler, M.D.

Erin Butler, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Hematology-Oncology
  • Histiocytic Disorders
  • Solid Tumor Malignancy


Erin Butler, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in histiocytic disorders, solid tumor malignancy, and benign hematology.

Dr. Butler earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. She gained advanced training through a pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center, where she served as Chief Fellow.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in hematology and oncology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.

Dr. Butler is the Program Leader of Histiocytic Disorders at UT Southwestern and leads the HLH Task Force. She also serves on the Histiocytic Neoplasms Panel of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Dr. Butler has published peer-reviewed academic articles related to her areas of expertise and has lectured on oncologic emergencies, bone sarcomas, histiocytic disorders, and other topics.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2008-2012)
  • Residency - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2012-2015), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2015-2018), Pediatric Hematology/oncology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
  • Children's Oncology Group
  • Histiocyte Society
  • North American Consortium for Histiocytosis
Honors & Awards
  • Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer Award 2021-2022, Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer
  • Call for Cure Award 2020-2021, Children's Cancer Fund
  • TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Fund Award 2020-2021, TeamConnor Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • Young Investigator Award 2019-2021, Hyundai Hope on Wheels Foundation
  • K12 Clinical Scientist Institutional Career Development Program Award 2019-2020, UT Southwestern
Books & Publications
  • Ewing sarcoma
  • Histiocytic disorders
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Soft tissue sarcoma

Clinical Focus

  • Histiocytic Disorders
  • Solid Tumor Malignancy
  • Benign Hematology

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