Lavannya Mundayatil Pandit, M.D., M.S., B.S.

Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

Lavannya Mundayatil Pandit, M.D., M.S., B.S. Photo

Position

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX US

Address

Michael E.DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Clinic)
2002 Holcombe Blvd
3A-314
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 794-8985
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Certifications

  • Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Pulmonary Disease American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • Fellowship at Baylor College Of Medicine
    06/2008 - Houston, Texas United States

    Pulmonary and Critical Care

  • Internship at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    06/2001 - Iowa City, Iowa United States

    Internal Medicine

  • MD from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    01/2000 - Dallas, Texas United States
  • Residency at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    06/2003 - Iowa City, Iowa United States

    Internal Medicine

  • BS from Yale University
    06/1996 - New Haven, Connecticut United States

    Biology, History

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Female

Professional Statement

Dr. Lavannya M. Pandit is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Section at Baylor College of Medicine, and full-time staff physician at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, Houston, Texas. She is Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine, and specializes in the care of patients afflicted with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) with her laboratory research focused on studying the physiologic and molecular mechanisms of pulmonary vascular diseases. She received her Bachelors of Science from Yale University in Biology and her medical degree from The University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. After completing a residency in internal medicine from University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine from Baylor College of Medicine, she embarked on an NIH-sponsored research training fellowship prior to joining the Baylor Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep section faculty in 2008. She is a recipient of the Baylor College of Medicine Fulbright and Jaworksi Teaching award (2013) and a VA Career Development Award (2013-2018) supporting her research in pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Professional Interests

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine