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David G. Mann, MD, DBe



Contact Information

6621 Fannin Street
Suite A3300
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Phone: 832-824-5800
Fax: 832-825-5801


School Education Degree Year
Loyola University – Chicago DBe 2018 postgraduate education Doctor of Bioethics 2018
Loyola University of Chicago - Bioethics masters Masters of Arts Degree 2015
University of Pennsylvania Health System fellowship OB Anesthesiology 2007
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia fellowship Pediatric Cardiovascular Anes. 2007
University of Pennsylvania residency Anesthesiology 2006
Cooper Hospitial - University Medical Center internship Internal Medicine 2003
MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2002
University of Pittsburgh masters Master of Science 1988

Personal Statement

David G. Mann, MD, DBe is Associate Chief for Clinical Ethics at Texas Children's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Medical Ethics & Health Policy, & Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Mann has a broad range of interests and expertise. Dr. Mann is interested in identifying and/or developing anesthetic techniques for in-utero fetal interventions and also has an interest in the ethics of this type of intervention. While practicing full time as a pediatric anesthesiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, he was able to pursue his interest in clinical ethics by initially obtaining a master’s degree in Bioethics and then going on to complete his doctorate in Medical Ethics from Loyola University in Chicago. In his role as an anesthesiologist he works in both the main TCH operating rooms and in the Pavilion for Women, having completed fellowships in both pediatric anesthesia and obstetrical anesthesia. He is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish, and leads an annual surgical mission to Guatemala. 


Organization Name Role
American Society for Bioethics & Humanities (ASBH) Member
American Society of Anesthesiologists Member
International Fetal Medicine and Surgery Society Member
Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Member
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Member

Selected Publications

Carollo DS, Mann D. The Ethics of Pediatric Informed Consent.  American Society of Anesthesiologists Monitor 2018; 82(11): 10-13.

Mann D, Kras J. Pediatric Do Not Resuscitate Decisions.  American Society of Anesthesiologists - Syllabus on Ethics 2016.

McCann-Crosby B, Placencia FX, Adeyemi-Fowode O, Dietrich J, Franciskovich R, Gunn S, Axelrad M, Tu D, Mann D, Karaviti L, Sutton VR. Challenges in Prenatal Treatment with Dexamethasone. Pediatric Endocrinology Rev. 2018; 16(1):186-193.

Chen MJ, McCann-Crosby B, Gunn S, Georgiadis P, Placencia F, Mann D, Axelrad M, Karaviti LP, McCullough LB. Fluidity Models in Ancient Greece and Current Practices of Sex Assignment.  Seminars in Perinatology 2017; 41(4):206-213.