Esmeralda Morales, MD is a Board-Certified Pediatric Pulmonologist who earned her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her subspecialty training in Pediatric Pulmonology at the University of Arizona/Arizona Respiratory Center known for its excellence in asthma care and research. She practiced in the southwestern United States for 7 years including a year as Interim Chief of the Pediatric Pulmonary Division at the University of New Mexico and was a former University of New Mexico Cystic Fibrosis Center Director, as well as co-chair of the New Mexico Council on Asthma. She has been a member of the Pediatric Pulmonary Division through the Stanford University School of Medicine for the past 7 years and is leading asthma clinical efforts in the division. Her main areas of interest are childhood asthma, aerodigestive disorders in children, respiratory disorders in children with complex healthcare needs and the care of historically marginalized patient populations.

Clinical Focus

  • Asthma
  • Aerodigestive
  • technology dependent patients
  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Academic Appointments

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology (2008)
  • Medical Education: Baylor College of Medicine (2000) TX
  • Fellowship: University of Arizona (2007) AZ
  • Residency: Children's Medical Center of Dallas/University of Texas Southwestern (2003) TX
  • Internship: University of Texas Southwestern (2001) TX United States of America
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2003)