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Sangeeta Dileep Sule, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Specializes in: Children (1-11 years)
Expertise: Arthritis, Myositis, Nephrology , Pediatric Rheumatology, Scleroderma, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Vasculitis
Research Interests: Pediatric lupus, Pediatric arthritis; Renal involvement in pediatric lupus erythematosus; Disease-modifying agents for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis ...read more
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Dr. Sangeeta Sule is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. She attended Tulane University where she received a bachelor’s cellular and molecular biology. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and received a PhD in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Sule pursued internship and residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Baylor and then undertook fellowship training in rheumatology at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Sule is actively involved, as a clinician, educator and investigator in the care of pediatric patients with a range of rheumatologic diseases. Her research interest is primarily focused on pediatric lupus. Dr. Sule has established a cohort of patients with SLE and is studying the association of measures of disease activity and damage with clinical outcomes.
In addition, Dr. Sule is pursuing new areas of research in pediatric rheumatology. She is currently studying the effects of diet and exercise on inflammation in pediatric rheumatic diseases. She has an ongoing trial of different exercise techniques in children with juvenile arthritis.
Dr. Sule is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She has a certification with the sub-board in Rheumatology.
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics
- Associate Professor of Medicine
Centers & Institutes
- MD, Baylor College of Medicine (1996)
- Baylor College of Medicine / Medicine and Pediatrics (2000)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Rheumatology (2003)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Rheumatology (2003)
- American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2000, 2008)
Research & Publications
Dr. Sule’s research interest is primarily focused on pediatric lupus. Dr. Sule has established a cohort of patients with SLE and is studying the association of measures of disease activity and damage with clinical outcomes. In addition, Dr. Sule is pursuing new areas of research in pediatric rheumatology. She is currently studying the effects of diet and exercise on inflammation in pediatric rheumatic diseases. She has an ongoing trial of different exercise techniques in children with juvenile arthritis.
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Sule SD, Moodalbail DG, Burnham J, Fivush B, Furth SL. "Predictors of kidney disease in a cohort of pediatric patients with lupus." Lupus. 2015 Feb 12. pii: 0961203315570162. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25680740.
Sule S, Fivush B, Neu A, Furth S. "Increased risk of death in African American patients with end-stage renal disease secondary to lupus." Clin Kidney J. 2014 Feb;7(1):40-4. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sft157. Epub 2014 Jan 2.
Sule S, Fivush B, Neu A, Furth S. "Increased hospitalizations and death in patients with ESRD secondary to lupus." Lupus. 2012 Oct;21(11):1208-13. doi: 10.1177/0961203312451506. Epub 2012 Jun 26. PubMed PMID: 22736748.
Sule S, Rosen A, Petri M, Akhter E, Andrade F. "Abnormal production of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines by lupus monocytes in response to apoptotic cells." PLoS One. 2011 Mar 14;6(3):e17495. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017495. PubMed PMID: 21423726; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3056659.
Sule S, Fivush B, Neu A, Furth S. "Increased risk of death in pediatric and adult patients with ESRD secondary to lupus." Pediatr Nephrol. 2011 Jan;26(1):93-8. doi: 10.1007/s00467-010-1640-9. Epub 2010 Oct 3. PubMed PMID: 20890767; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2992078.
Tincopa M, Puttgen KB, Sule S, Cohen BA, Gerstenblith MR. "Bullous lupus: an unusual initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus in an adolescent girl." Pediatr Dermatol. 2010 Jul-Aug;27(4):373-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2010.01179.x. PubMed PMID: 20653856.
Activities & Honors
- American Society of Nephrology, 2006
- Arthritis Foundation, 2001
- American Academy of Pediatrics, 2000
- American College of Physicians, 2000
- American College of Rheumatology, 2000