Lubna Hussain, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric hospital medicine.

Dr. Hussain earned her medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics at Dell Children’s Medical Center in Austin.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in general pediatrics and pediatric hospital medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2016.

Dr. Hussain also has a special interest in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) and is the Division Representative to the POCUS Committee at Children’s Medical Center Dallas.

Passionate about pediatric medical relief and refugee work locally and abroad, Dr. Hussain has participated in medical missions to treat children in Greece, Yemen, and the Rohingya refugee camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. She is the Co-Founder and President of the Ramadan Eid Program (REP), a charitable organization that aids refugee communities in Dallas.

Personal Note

Dr. Hussain loves children and understands how highly stressful the illness and hospitalization of a child can be for their families. She chose hospital medicine because of the opportunity it gives her to help families through an extremely difficult time in their lives. When she’s not at work, Dr. Hussain enjoys practicing martial arts, running, spending time with her family, and studying Classical Arabic.

Education & Training
  • Residency - Dell Children's Hospital - Ascension Healthcare (2005-2008), Pediatrics
  • Residency - St. John Hospital and Medical Center (2004-2005), General Surgery
  • Medical School - Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine (2000-2004)

Clinical Focus

  • Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Point-of-Care Ultrasound

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