Katherine Stumpf, M.D.

Katherine Stumpf, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal
  • Neonatal Microbiome and Growth
  • Neonatal Resuscitation


Katherine Stumpf, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in neonatal-perinatal medicine.

Dr. Stumpf earned her medical degree at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. After completing a residency in pediatrics at the University of California San Diego, she gained advanced training in neonatal-perinatal medicine through a fellowship at UT Southwestern, where she served as Chief Fellow.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in neonatal-perinatal medicine, Dr. Stumpf joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Dr. Stumpf is the Associate Medical Director of Parkland Memorial Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). She serves on numerous committees at Parkland, including the NICU Consortium, the Antibiotic Stewardship Committee, and the WISH Case Review Committee.

She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Association, and the American Medical Women’s Association. In addition, she serves as an ad hoc abstract reviewer for the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

Dr. Stumpf’s research interests include immunization in the NICU, infant resuscitation, neonatal nutrition, and urinary tract infections in preterm infants. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as a series of clinical practice guidelines.

Personal Note

When she’s not at work, Dr. Stumpf enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center/ Children's Medical Center (2010-2013), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
  • Medical School - Washington University School of Medicine (2003-2007)
  • Residency - UC San Diego Medical Center (2007-2010), Pediatrics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Academy of Pediatrics-Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • American Medical Women's Association
Books & Publications
  • Immunization in the NICU
  • Infant resuscitation
  • Neonatal nutrition
  • Urinary tract infections in preterm infants

Clinical Focus

  • Neonatal Microbiome and Growth
  • Neonatal Resuscitation
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Physician Education

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