Date:June 20, 2012

Lakshmi Srivaths, MD

Lakshmi Srivaths, M.D.Co-Director, Young Women’s Bleeding Disorder Clinic
Texas Children’s Hematology Center

Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Fax: 832-825-1503

Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths
Texas Children’s Hematology Center
6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1510
Houston, TX 77030

About Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths

Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths is Co-Director of the Young Women’s Bleeding Disorder Clinic and a member of the General Hematology Program, Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program. She is involved in clinical research in the areas of hemostasis and thrombosis. She is the recipient of the Pediatric Pilot Grant award from Texas Children’s Hospital for the project comparing the efficacy of oral tranexamic acid and oral contraceptive therapy in adolescents with menorrhagia. In collaboration with gynecology, Dr. Srivaths is participating in a research project entitled, “Improving Education and Advocacy for Young Women with Menorrhagia Through Use of Innovative Technology.” She is actively involved in research studies addressing the utility of platelet function studies in adolescents with menorrhagia and von Willebrand polymorphisms and acquired von Willebrand disease. She is also participating in a research project about secondary myelofibrosis.

Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths is the recipient of the Fulbright & Jaworski L. L. P. Faculty Excellence Award, 2011 in the “Teaching and Evaluation” category, and the Fellow’s Education Award, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, 2011.


M.D., Kilpauk Medical College, India
Residency, John Stroger Hospital, Chicago, IL
Fellowship, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Fellowship, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology


Council, Foundation for Women and Adolescent Girls with Blood Disorders
Member, American Society of Hematology (ASH)
Member, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)
Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Member, National Hemophilia Foundation

Clinical Special Interests

Adolescents with menorrhagia and bleeding disorders
Hemophilia & other bleeding disorders
General Hematology

Research Interests

Efficacy of oral tranexamic acid in adolescents with menorrgaia
Platelet function studies in adolescents with menorrhagia.
Von Willebrand polymorphisms and clinical implications
Acquired von Willebrand disease
Secondary myelofibrosis


Young Women’s Bleeding Disorder Clinic
Hemophilia & Thrombosis Center