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Robert D. Hite, MD


Alice W. & Mark A. Brown Chair

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

  • Fellowship: University of California, San Diego Medical Center (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
  • Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center (Internal Medicine)
  • MD: University of Texas Medical School
  • BS: Southern Methodist University (Chemistry)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Critical Care Medicine) (Certification Date: 19931103) - (Recertification Date: 20150914)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 19890913)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Pulmonary Disease) (Certification Date: 19921104) - (Recertification Date: 20151020)


Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine

Contact Information

Clinical Interests

Critical Care Medicine

Lung Disease

Pulmonary Disease

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Chronic Cough



Legionnaires' Disease (Legionellosis)



Pulmonary Edema

Respiration Disorders

Respiratory Insufficiency

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Respiratory Tract Disease

Respiratory Tract Infections

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

Shortness of Breath

Sin Nombre Virus Infection (Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome)

Thoracic Disease


Whooping Cough (Pertussis)

Peer Reviewed Publications

Baron, Rebecca M; Christman, John W; Liu, Kathleen D; Matthay, Michael A; Self, Wesley H; McVerry, Bryan J; Hite, R Duncan; Paine, Robert; Wurfel, Mark M; Shapiro, Nathan I; Adams, Peter W; Schmidt, Eric P; Ringwood, Nancy 2020. Monitoring Research Blood Sampling in Critically Ill Patients: Avoiding Iatrogenic Anemia. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, ,

Duggal, Abhijit; Panitchote, Anupol; Siuba, Matthew; Krishnan, Sudhir; Torbic, Heather; Hastings, Andrei; Mehkri, Omar; Hanane, Tarik; Hatipoglu, Umur; Hite, R Duncan; Mireles-Cabodevila, Eduardo 2020. Implementation of Protocolized Care in ARDS Improves Outcomes. Respiratory care, ,

Smith, Bradford J; Roy, Gregory S; Cleveland, Alyx; Mattson, Courtney; Okamura, Kayo; Charlebois, Chantel M; Hamlington, Katharine L; Novotny, Michael V; Knudsen, Lars; Ochs, Matthias; Hite, R Duncan; Bates, Jason H T 2020. Three Alveolar Phenotypes Govern Lung Function in Murine Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury. Frontiers in physiology, 11 , 660