Kristen Moryan-Blanchard, M.D.

Kristen Moryan-Blanchard, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Endocrinology
  • Differences of sex development
  • Shared Decision-Making


Kristen Moryan-Blanchard, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in general pediatric endocrinology and has a special interest in differences of sex development, shared decision-making, and puberty.

Dr. Moryan-Blanchard earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center and received advanced training in pediatric endocrinology through a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2021.

Dr. Moryan-Blanchard is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of several other professional organizations, including the Pediatric Endocrine Society, the Endocrine Society, and the Endocrine Ethics Association.

In 2021, she was recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Ethics by the Division of Clinical Ethics at Texas Children’s Hospital.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2011-2015)
  • Residency - Duke University Medical Center (2015-2018), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital (2018-2021), Pediatric Endocrinology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society Differences of Sex Development (DSD) Special Interest Group
  • Endocrine Society
  • Endocrine Ethics Association
Honors & Awards
  • Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Ethics 2021, Texas Children’s Hospital Clinical Ethics
  • First Place 2019, Texas Children’s Hospital Fellow’s College Quality Improvement Project
  • Annual Fellow Educational Award, Excellence in Teaching Residents 2019, Baylor College of Medicine Pediatric Endocrinology
  • UT Southwestern Alumni Scholarship 2011-2015, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • UT Southwestern Summer Undergraduate Medical Research Fellowship 2010, UT Southwestern Medical School
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society 2009, University of Texas at Austin
Books & Publications
  • Books
    • Ethics of Pediatric Gender Management in Pediatric Ethics: Theory and Practice
      Moryan-Blanchard K, Karaviti L, Hyle L (Pending publication), New York City, Springer International

Clinical Focus

  • Differences of sex development
  • Shared Decision-Making
  • Puberty

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