Biography

Dr. Lapus serves as the McGovern Medical School Department of Emergency Medicine Director of Pediatric Clinical Operations. He oversees pediatric clinical operations at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, as well as for our pediatric emergency medicine community sites. He joined the UT faculty in 2009 after completing a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He has salary support from the NIH and CDC as a Co-Investigator looking at cognitive and developmental outcomes in children who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. He is a recipient of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award.

Education

MD
University of Santo Tomas (Philippines)
Internship
Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School
Residency
Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School
Fellowship
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Resident Education; Quality Improvement; Traumatic Brain Injury; Sedation and Analgesia; Patient Flow and Satisfaction


Research Interests

Quality Improvement

Additional Information

Houstonia’s Annual Top Doctors issue, August 2014. Selected as one of Houston’s top Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians.