Dr. Katrina McBeth is a native Houstonian, who graduated from Langham Creek High School in 2002.  She went on to major in Plan II from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006 Magna Cum Laude, followed by medical school at University of Virginia School of Medicine, graduating in 2010.  She quickly returned to her Houston roots in the University of Texas School of Medicine at Houston Pediatric Residency program, finishing residency in 2013 and serving as Chief Resident until 2014.  She went on to complete Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at UT-Houston in 2017.  Since completing her fellowship, she has served as faculty in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary Medicine.  She is double board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.

Her primary interests include education, asthma/reactive airway disease, paradoxical vocal fold movement disorder (vocal cord dysfunction), pulmonary complications of childhood cancer and related treatment, airway clearance, and community pulmonology.

She met her husband, Sean, in college, and they have been married since 2007.  The McBeth’s have 4 children–Lizzie, born in 2011; Travis, born in 2013; Poppie, born in 2016; and Crockett, born in 2018.

Dr. McBeth’s hobbies include crafting and science experiments with her children, running (she has completed 5 full marathons, many half marathons, and dozens of shorter races), volunteering with the PTA, and serving as a Girl Scout Troop leader.


Graduate School
The University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, Houston, TX
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX


  1. Emanuel H, Ahlstrom K, Mitchell S, McBeth K, Yadav A,  Oria CF, Da Costa C, Stark JM, Mosquera RA, Jon C: Cardiac arrhythmias associated with volume-assured pressure support mode in a patient with autonomic dysfunction and mitochondrial disease.  J Clin Sleep Med 2021:17(4):853-857. PMID: 33231166 DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.9024.
  2. Ragoonanan D, Khazal SJ, Mejia R, Ewing L, Durand JB, Bashoura L, Tayar J, Dailey Garnes N, Petropoulos D, Tewari P, Bhatti M, Ahmad AH, Cortes J, Razvi S, McBeth K, Swinford R, Shoberu B, Waseemuddin W, Chi L, Gill JB, Zaky W, Daw N, Gutierrez C, Tereffe W, Kebriaei P, Rezvani K, Shpall EJ, Champlin RE, Mahadeo KM. Case Discussion and Literature Review: Cancer Immunotherapy, Severe Immune-Related Adverse Events, Multi-Inflammatory Syndrome, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2. Front Oncol. 2021 Feb 4;11:625707. PMID: 33614514 DOI: 10.3389/fonc.2021.625707
  3. De Jesus Rojas W, Samuels CL ,Gonzales T, McBeth K, Yadav A, Stark JM, Jon C, and Mosquera RA: Use of nasal non-invasive ventilation with a RAM cannula in the outpatient home setting. Open Respir Med J. 2017 Jul 21;11:41-46. PMID: 28839496 DOI: 10.2174/1874306401711010041. eCollection 2017.
  4. De Jesus-Rojas, W., McBeth, K., Yadav, A., Stark, J.M., Mosquera, R.A., and Jon, C.: Severe Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in a Child with Caroli Syndrome. Case Reports in Pediatrics. 2017 Aug 13,  DOI: 10.1155/2017/2171974, 4 pages.
  5. Causey J, Gonzales T, Yadav A, Hashmi S, De Jesus-Rojas W, Jon C, Haque I, Johnston R, Stark J, McBeth K, Colasurdo G, Mosquera R. Characteristics and Outcomes of Children with Clinical History of Atopic VersusNon-atopic Asthma Admitted to a Tertiary Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Open Respir Med J.  2018 May 31; 12:21-28. PMID: 30008967 DOI: 10.2174/1874306401812010021. eCollection 2018.