Board Certification

  • Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Asthma and Allergy Management
  • Newborn Care
  • Preventative Medicine

New Patient Status

Accepting all New Patients


Internship and Residency

Children’s Medical Center – University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, TX
2011 – 2013

Medical School

Chicago Medical School
Doctor of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Graduate School

Chicago Medical School – Rosalind Franklin University
Master of Science in Applied Physiology
Chicago, IL

Undergraduate School

Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, Minor in English
Cum laude, Dean’s List
Nashville, TN

Hospitals Affiliated With

Baylor Medical Center at Frisco
Medical City Children’s Hospital
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano

Professional Associations

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)

Texas Medical Association (TMA)
2013 – Present

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
2010 – Present

Dallas County Medical Society (DCMS)
2010 – Present

American Medical Association (AMA)
2006 – Present

American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)
2006 – Present

Chicago Medical Society (CMS)
2006 – 2010


Children’s Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Dallas, TX 2011-2012
Critically Appraised Topic: Probiotics and Allergy Prevention
Adolescent Health Presentations: Energy Drinks
Pediatrics Department Case of the Week: Acute Glomerulonephritis
Rush University; Chicago, IL 2009-2010

Department of Dermatology, Dermatology Partners of the North Shore
Examined clinical-pathologic findings in cutaneous eruptions resulting from Pyemotes Herfsi bites.

Chicago Medical School; North Chicago, IL 2006-2008
Departments of Psychiatry and Interprofessional Healthcare Studies
Conducted analysis on the body image and exercise habits of Chicago-area adults in order to develop a set of diagnostic criteria for the clinical syndrome of exercise dependence. Presented findings to research symposia in 2006 and 2007. Primary author on manuscript: Body Image, Eating Affect, and Physical Activity Affect in Individuals Who Exercise Routinely (2006); Exercise Dependence: Diagnosing a Silent Syndrome (2007).

Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Nashville, TN 2001-2003
Research Assistant, Department of Pharmacology
Investigated attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder as a phenotype of resistance to thyroid hormone, using a transgenic mouse model. Presented findings to Neuroscience faculty and students in 2002 and 2003.


Dr. Mannering and family

Dr. Isha Mannering is a board-certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is also an active member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Texas Medical Association, and Dallas County Medical Society. As of 2017, Dr. Manning was named as a Mom Approved Doctor by DFW Child Magazine.

Dr. Mannering completed her undergraduate studies at Vanderbilt University, where she graduated cum laude with degrees in Neuroscience and English. She then received her medical degree from Chicago Medical School prior to completing her pediatric internship and residency at Children’s Medical Center/UT Southwestern in Dallas.

Dr. Mannering joined Forest Lane Pediatrics in July 2013, and she is excited to establish lifelong relationships with her patients and their families. To Dr. Mannering, being a pediatrician is one of the most fulfilling jobs imaginable. She believes in fostering a partnership with each family to ensure that every child attains his or her full potential. She has a special interest in working with first-time parents.

Dr. Mannering has been married to her husband Mark for over 5 years. They look forward to building a life and family in the Plano community.