Hilda Loria, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - General


Dr. Loria is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral  Pediatrics and practices as a board-certified general pediatrician in the Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence at Children’s Medical Center. 

Her clinical and research interests include the care of vulnerable child populations, the impact of adverse childhood experiences on health outcomes, and the integration of public health and medicine in the provision of pediatric primary care services. She is particularly interested in improving the health outcomes of immigrant children and children in foster care. 

As a fellowship-trained general academic pediatrician, Dr. Loria is also involved in undergraduate and graduate medical education at UT-Southwestern Medical Center. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Texas Pediatric Society, and the Academic Pediatric Association.

In 2019 and 2020, Dr. Loria was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine (2008-2012)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern/Children's Medical Center (2015-2017), Academic General Pediatrics
  • Residency - UT Health Science Center at San Antonio (2012-2015), Pediatrics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Academic Pediatric Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Texas Pediatric Society
Honors & Awards
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2020
  • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2019
  • Young Physicians Leadership Alliance 2019, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Early Career Physician Award 2018, Texas Pediatric Society
  • Service Package Grant 2016-2017, UT Southwestern Center for Translational Medicine
  • Premedical Honors College Scholar 2004-2012, Baylor College of Medicine/University of Texas-Pan American
Books & Publications
  • Resilience Building in Vulnerable Child Populations and At-Risk Communities
  • Improving the Care of Vulnerable Child Populations
  • Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Child and Adult Health Outcomes
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education