Alicia Teagarden, DO, MS

Specialty: Pediatric Critical Care



  • Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine — Indianapolis, IN (2017)
  • Fellow, Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine — Indianapolis, IN (2018)


  • Resident, Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine — Indianapolis, IN (2014)
  • Intern, Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine — Indianapolis, IN (2012)

Medical school

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine — New York, NY (2011)


  • Master of Science in Human Nutrition, Columbia University – New York, NY (2007)


  • B.S. Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI (2006)

Professional interests

  • Nutrition in critically ill children
  • Sepsis
  • Respiratory failure
  • Trauma

Board Certification

  • General Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine


  • Malin SW, Lutfi R, Friedman ML, Teagarden AM. Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome Causing Severe Shock and Methemoglobinemia. Case Rep Crit Care. 2018 Apr 30; 2018:1903787.
  • Teagarden AM, Leland BD, Rowan CM, Lutfi R. Thiamine Deficiency Leading to Refractory Lactic Acidosis in a Pediatric Patient. Case Rep Crit Care. 2017; 2017:5121032.
  • Teagarden AM, Skiles JL, Beardsley AL, Hobson MJ, Moser EAS, Renbarger JL, Rowan CM. Low Serum Albumin Levels Prior to Pediatric Allogeneic HCT are Associated with Increased Need for Critical Care Interventions and Increased 6-Month Mortality. Pediatr Transplant. 2017 Sep; 21(6).
  • Teagarden AM, Mastropietro CW. Clinical Significance of Serum Cortisol Following Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. Cardiol Young. 2017 Mar; 27(2):318-324.
  • Beardsley AL, Teagarden AM, Abu-Sultaneh S, Lutfi R. Devastating ischemic stroke following selective arterial embolization of a large chest wall aneurysmal bone cyst. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jul; 37(5):406-408.

Personal Bio

Dr. Alicia Teagarden was born and raised in Minnesota. Her undergraduate studies were at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Following graduation, she moved to New York City for both her graduate studies at Columbia University and medical education at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Teagarden moved to Indiana where she completed both her pediatric residency and pediatric critical care fellowship at Indiana University School of Medicine. During her training, she also completed a T32 research fellowship in pediatric clinical pharmacology through the National Institutes of Health. She’s now happy to be back home in Minnesota. Dr. Teagarden resides in Woodbury with her husband Sean, and two daughters, Harper and Reese. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, sports, and traveling.