Sarah Blumenschein, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Director of the Preventive Cardiology Clinic at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with familial lipid disorders. 

Dr. Blumenschein earned her medical degree at Cornell University Medical College. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and received advanced training in pediatric cardiology through a fellowship at Duke University Medical Center.

Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1987.

Dr. Blumenschein’s research focuses on inherited high cholesterol, exploring how the condition changes patients’ heart tissue. She also looks at the correlation between genetics and the effectiveness of medications and other treatments.

She has contributed to the second edition of the book Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care and has delivered invited lectures worldwide.

She is a member of the Texas Pediatric Society and the Tarrant County Medical Society, among other professional organizations.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - Weill Cornell Medical College (1960-1964)
  • Internship - Bellevue Hospital Center (1964-1965), Pediatrics
  • Residency - Johns Hopkins Health Plan (1965-1966), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center (1966-1969), Pediatric Cardiology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Sigma XI Science Honor Society
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tarrant County Medical Society
  • Texas Pediatric Society
Honors & Awards
  • Texas Super Doctors 2015, Texas Monthly Magazine
Books & Publications
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Obesity

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