- Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1999-2002), Pediatric Infectious Diseases
- Medical School - Stanford University School of Medicine (1990-1995)
- Residency - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1995-1998), Pediatrics
Michael Sebert, M.D.
- Pediatrics - Infectious Disease
Michael Sebert, M.D., is a graduate of Duke University and the Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics as well as his fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He presently serves as the Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Control at Children's Health Dallas.
Dr. Sebert's clinical interests include infection prevention and healthcare-associated infections. He focuses his research on microbial evolution, pathogen transmission and hospital epidemiology.
- Infectious Disease Society of America (2003)
- American Society for Microbiology (2000-2014)
- Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (2014)
- Society for Pediatric Research (2009)
- American Academy of Pediatrics (2005), Fellow
- D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialist 2020-2021
- DFW Hospital Council Physician of the Year Nominee 2015, Children's Medical Center
- Dean's Award for Research, Stanford University School of Medicine 1995
Gastroenteritis in Bergelson JM, Shah SS, Zaoutis TE, eds. Pediatric Infectious Diseases: The Requisites in Pediatrics.
Sebert M. (2008), Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier; 157-168.
- Gastroenteritis in Bergelson JM, Shah SS, Zaoutis TE, eds. Pediatric Infectious Diseases: The Requisites in Pediatrics.
Severe influenza B myocarditis and myositis.
Tabbutt S, Leonard M, Godinez RI, Sebert M, Cullen J, Spray TL, Friedman D Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies 2004 Jul 5 4 403-6
Competence in Streptococcus pneumoniae is a response to an increasing mutational burden.
Gagne AL, Stevens KE, Cassone M, Pujari A, Abiola OE, Chang DJ, Sebert ME PloS one 2013 8 8 e72613
An outbreak of Serratia marcescens bacteremia after general anesthesia.
Sebert ME, Manning ML, McGowan KL, Alpern ER, Bell LM Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America 2002 Dec 23 12 733-9
Bacteriocin activity of Streptococcus pneumoniae is controlled by the serine protease HtrA via posttranscriptional regulation.
Dawid S, Sebert ME, Weiser JN Journal of bacteriology 2009 Mar 191 5 1509-18
Competence in Streptococcus pneumoniae is regulated by the rate of ribosomal decoding errors.
Stevens KE, Chang D, Zwack EE, Sebert ME mBio 2011 2 5
Frequent beneficial mutations during single-colony serial transfer of Streptococcus pneumoniae.
Stevens KE, Sebert ME PLoS genetics 2011 Aug 7 8 e1002232
The HtrA protease from Streptococcus pneumoniae digests both denatured proteins and the competence-stimulating peptide.
Cassone M, Gagne AL, Spruce LA, Seeholzer SH, Sebert ME The Journal of biological chemistry 2012 Nov 287 46 38449-59
Low Utility of the Pediatric Isolator Blood Culture System for the Detection of Fungemia in Children: A Ten Year Review.
Campigotto A, Richardson SE, Sebert M, McElvania TeKippe E, Chakravarty A, Doern CD Journal of clinical microbiology 2016 Jun
- Severe influenza B myocarditis and myositis.
- Streptococcus pneumoniae
- Pathogen transmission
- Microbial evolution
- Hospital epidemiology
- Genomic epidemiology
- Bacterial pathogenesis