• Jose Alberto Hernandez, MD

    Hernandez J. Alberto

    Department or Service

    Department of Pediatric Radiology, Pediatric Radiology


    Pediatric Radiology

    Primary Location

    Texas Children's Hospital

    Contact Information

    6701 Fannin St.
    4th Floor
    Houston, TX 77030
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    Phone: 832-TC4-RADS (832-824-7237)
    Fax:  832-825-5241

    Staff Radiologist, Interventional Radiology Section - Texas Children's Hospital
    Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


    University of Texas Medical Branch, Transitional, 2001


    University of Texas Medical Branch, Pediatric Radiology, 2002
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Imaging Radiology, 2003

    From Dr. Hernandez

    Dr. Hernandez has been a member of the Medical Staff of Texas Children’s Hospital since 2006.  His clinical interests include vascular and non-vascular procedures performed with imaging guidance.  He has a special interest in GI, GU and vascular access procedures. 

    Academically, Dr. Hernandez has published over 30 articles in the scientific literature.

    Professional Organizations

    • Radiological Society of North America
    • American Roentgen Ray Society
    • Society of Interventional Radiology
    • Society for Pediatric Radiology
    • Society of Pediatric Interventional Radiology

    Selected Publications

    Ulualp SO, Rodriguez, SC, Hernandez, J.A., Hay, M.:  Bilateral atresia of the submandibular duct orifices.  American Journal of Otolaryngology  2006.

    Pimpalwar S, Jenkins L, Hernandez, J, Cassady C, Seidel F.  Ultrasound and fluoroscopy guided transrectal pelvic abscess drainage in children: 5-year single center experience.  Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 2008;19(Suppl):S58.

    Zielke A, Swischuk L, Hernandez A:  Ectopic cervical thymic tissue: can imaging obviate biopsy and surgical removal?  Pediatric Radiology (2007) 37:1174-1177.

    Harpavat S, Raijman I, Hernandez A, Fishman, D: Single-center experience of choledochoscopy in pediatric patients.  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Volume: 76, Issue: 3, Pages: 685 to 688, 2012.

    W. K. Yunker ∙ S. F. Hassan ∙ L. B. Ferrell ∙ M. J. Hicks ∙ C. M. Giannoni ∙ D. E. Wesson ∙ C. I. Cassady ∙ J. A. Hernandez ∙ M. L. Brandt ∙ M. E. Lopez.  Needle core biopsy in the diagnosis of pediatric thyroid neoplasms: a single institution retrospective review.  Pediatric Surgery International 2013.

    * Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.

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