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Catherine D. Sanders, MD

Catherine D. Sanders, MD

  • Consulting Physician, Pulmonology
  • Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center



MD – St. Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
Residency – University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee
Fellowship – University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Research interests

  • Primary ciliary dyskinesia: diagnosis, treatment, natural history, association with other clinical and genetic disorders
  • Transition from pediatric to adult care in patients with cystic fibrosis
  • Cystic fibrosis quality improvement
  • Tracheostomy in children

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

Selected Publications

Yarlagadda S, Zhang W, Penmatsa H, Ren A, Arora K, Naren A, Kahn FAI, Donnellan CA, Srinivasan S, Stokes DC, Kappes JC. A young hispanic with c.1646G>A mutation exhibits severe cystic fibrosis lung disease: Is ivacaftor an option for therapy? Am J Resp Criti Care Med, 2012: 186; 694-696.

Last update: March 2018