Texas Children’s Pediatrics Announces Milestone in Expansion of Services to Families in Central Texas

Press Release

Texas Children’s Pediatrics Kyle Crossing Marks the 20th Location in the Third-Fastest-Growing City in the US 

AUSTIN-(January 18, 2024) – Texas Children’s  is excited to announce a significant milestone in its expansion of services to families in Central Texas with the opening of its newest pediatric clinic, Texas Children’s Pediatrics Kyle Crossing.

Recognizing the need for increased pediatric care in the third-fastest-growing city in the nation according to recent Census data, Texas Children’s Pediatrics is proud to open its newest practice in Kyle, Texas – the 20th location in Central Texas - to provide families with convenient and life-changing care for all children, from birth through 18 years old. Texas Children’s Pediatrics is one of the largest pediatric primary care groups in the nation, backed by the #1 children’s hospital in Texas.

“I couldn’t be more excited about the growth in services that Austin and Central Texas area families are experiencing,” said Dan Gollins, president of Texas Children’s Pediatrics. “Our top priority continues to be high-quality care for the families who need us most, and Kyle, Texas is a community that we are looking forward to serving and becoming a part of.  We are thrilled to bring the Texas Children’s brand to Kyle.”

Texas Children’s Pediatrics Kyle Crossing — located at 5120 S. FM 1626 — will be led by an expert clinical care team who are honored to be working in their local community that they also call home. Blair Reed, an Austin-based pediatric nurse practitioner who is currently seeing patients, will be joined in February by Dr. Nicole Laird, a pediatric specialist with over 13 years of experience. Dr. Laird is an Austin native and is excited to return home.

“Having grown up near Austin, I know the area extremely well,” Dr. Laird said. “The opportunity to come back and take care of this community, while also joining an incredible organization like Texas Children’s, was one I couldn’t pass up. Kyle is a rapidly growing suburb that we are proud to serve.”

The clinical care team at Texas Children’s Pediatrics Kyle Crossing provides a wide range of services, including:

•    Prenatal consultations
•    Newborn and infant care.
•    Comprehensive well-child visits, including immunizations, hearing and vision screening, and developmental assessments.
•    Preventive health care
•    Sick-child visits
•    Adolescent care.
•    School and sports physicals
•    Treatment of most acute and chronic illnesses.
•    Routine lab work and screening.
•    Camp, school and sports physicals.
•    Preventive asthma care.
•    24-hour emergency call service.
•    Treatment of minor injuries
•    Vaccinations and immunizations
•    Health care and nutrition education

To make an appointment at Texas Children’s Pediatrics Kyle Crossing, please call 737-229-9970.

Next month, Texas Children’s Hospital North Austin, a state-of-the-art, top-tier hospital for children and women led by the finest pediatric and women’s specialists in the nation will also be opening its doors. Located at 9835 North Lake Creek Parkway, Texas Children’s North Austin will connect patients and families to Texas Children’s numerous subspecialties including cardiology, oncology, neurology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, fetal care and more.  
Learn more about Texas Children’s Hospital North Austin.

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s, a nonprofit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas and among the top in the nation, Texas Children’s has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women’s health. The system includes the Texas Children’s Duncan NRI; the Feigin Tower for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. The organization also created Texas Children’s Health Plan, the nation’s first HMO for children; Texas Children’s Pediatrics, the largest pediatric primary care network in the country; Texas Children’s Urgent Care clinics that specialize in after-hours care tailored specifically for children; and a global health program that s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. For more information, visit www.texaschildrens.org