Cheri D. Landers, MD, FAAP, FCCM

Director, Pediatric Sedation Service

Clinical interests

  • Asthma
  • Multi-Organ System Dysfunction
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Procedural Sedation
  • Sepsis

Cheri D. Landers, MD, FAAP, FCCM

Director, Pediatric Sedation Service


My name is Cheri Landers; I received my medical degree from the University of Missouri - Columbia, School of Medicine. I then completed pediatric residency and pediatric critical care fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital, Houston. I am board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both Pediatrics and Critical Care.

I am the PICU quality and safety director for Kentucky Children’s Hospital and serve as the Medical Director for the Pediatric Sedation Service and Children’s Sedation and Procedure Unit. I am a member of the Society for Critical Care Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Society for Pediatric Sedation. I serve on the Board of the Society for Pediatric Sedation and chair their Quality and Safety committee.

Faculty rank

Professor of Pediatrics


University of Missouri - Columbia, School of Medicine, Columbia

Texas Children's Hospital, Houston

Texas Children's Hospital, Houston

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Critical Care

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  1. Todd Tzanetos DR, Housley JJ, Barr FE, May WL, Landers CD.
    Implementation of an inhaled nitric oxide protocol decreases direct cost associated with its use.
    Respir Care. 2015 May;60(5):644-50.
  2. Landers CD, Bondada S.
    CpG oligodeoxynucleotides stimulate cord blood mononuclear cells to produce immunoglobulins.
    Clin Immunol. 2005 Sep;116(3):236-45.
  3. Landers CD, Chelvarajan RL, Bondada S.
    The role of B cells and accessory cells in the neonatal response to TI-2 antigens.
    Immunol Res. 2005;31(1):25-36.
  4. Wroblewski JM, Copple A, Batson LP, Landers CD, Yannelli JR.
    Cell surface phenotyping and cytokine production of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)-transformed lymphoblastoid cell lines (LCLs).
    J Immunol Methods. 2002 Jun 1;264(1-2):19-28.