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

Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine

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

Position

Associate 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

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

  • 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

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

Language

  • English

Gender

  • Female

Professional Statement

Dr. Lavannya M. Pandit is an Associate Professor (tenure-track) 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) and is the Director of the Micahel E. DeBakey pulmonary hypertension program. Her research team studies 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 clinical fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine from Baylor College of Medicine, she embarked on an NIH-sponsored post-doctoral training in research and clinical study design prior to joining the Baylor Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep section faculty in 2008. She is dedicated to veteran care and research and is a recipient of VA Career Development Award (2013-2018) supporting her research in pulmonary arterial hypertension and is a primary investigator on two other active research grants to study pulmonary disease supported by the federal government.

Professional Interests

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine