23685-Sanders, Don

Don B. Sanders, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Riley Hospital for Children
705 Riley Hospital Dr, Suite 4270

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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Dr. Sanders is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Sanders completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital and pediatric pulmonary fellowship at the University of Washington/Seattle Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Sanders holds membership in the American Thoracic Society and the Society for Pediatric Research. His research focuses on early lung disease and pulmonary exacerbations in people with cystic fibrosis. 

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Education
    2009 Fellowship University of Washington
    2009 MS University of Washington
    2006 Residency Northwestern University
    2003 MD Northwestern University
    1999 BS University of Notre Dame
  • Research

    Dr. Sanders conducts epidemiologic, translational, and clinical research in children with CF. The focus of Dr. Sanders research is the impact of early life events and pulmonary exacerbations on lung disease in children with CF. Current projects include a multicenter study to understand the contribution of antibiotics to the airway and GI microbiome in infants with CF, and multicenter studies to optimize the treatment of pulmonary exacerbations in children and adults with CF.

  • Professional Organizations
    American Thoracic Society
    Society for Pediatric Research
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Clinical Interests

    Cystic fibrosis, asthma, toddler wheezing, primary ciliary dyskinesia

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Scope: University
    Date: 2021-05-01

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