Making a Difference, Here & Beyond
The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
OUR WORK
More Information
PARTICIPATE
COLLABORATE
Creating a New Kind of Doctor
We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
ARE YOU ONE?
Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
WHAT IT MEANS
Discovery to Impact — Faster
We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
SEE HOW
More Information
Let’s Do Big Things Together
True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
EXPLORE OPTIONS
Meet Dell Med
We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
ABOUT US
More Information
Make an Appointment Directory Give Faculty Students

Kirsten Gibbs Nieto, M.D.

Education

M.D.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Residency/Fellowship

Chief Residency, Medicine-Pediatrics Program
Baylor College of Medicine

Chief Residency, Internal Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine

About

Kirsten Nieto is an assistant professor and associate chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine.

She served as the interim division chief for hospital medicine from September 2019 to July 2020. Nieto is a combined internal medicine and pediatric hospitalist with clinical expertise in hospitalized children and adults as well as transitions from inpatient to outpatient care and pediatric to adult health care providers.

She has held several leadership positions including membership on the Dell Medical School Pediatric Clerkship Task Force, the Education and Quality Review Committee and Baylor College of Medicine’s Graduate Medical Education Committee.

Professional Affiliations
  • Texas Title V Transition Workgroup
  • Goals Committee
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Physicians
  • National MedPeds Residency Association
    Southeast Regional Conference Committee Chair, 2012
Awards & Honors
  • Educational Scholarship Recognition Award
    Baylor College of Medicine Academy of Distinguished Educators Showcase of Educational Scholarship, 2013
  • Reba Michaels Hill Pediatric Scholar
    Texas Children's Hospital, 2011