Our Team

Section Chief

I am a board certified specialist in pediatrics, sports medicine and adolescent medicine who has brought a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to the care of adolescents and young adults with a variety of conditions, with special interests in improving the process of safely, effectively and… read more
Phone: 832-822-4887


Dr. Bretz provides medical subspecialty care for teens and young adults at Texas Children’s Hospital. She believes that quality healthcare for adolescents is an investment in our future and is driven to empower patients and families to be well equipped as they face the challenge of transitioning… read more
Phone: 936-267-6300
Dr Raphael provides medical subspecialty care for teens and young adults at Texas Children’s Hospital and the BCM Teen Health Clinic. She believes in providing holistic care and emphasizing on both physical and mental health. She works with an interdisciplinary team in order to provide… read more
Phone: 832-822-4887 (Main and Sugar Land)
Clinical Focus Obesity Adolescent reproductive health (males and non-surgical gynecology) Polycystic ovary syndrome Research Interests True cost of incorporating nationally recommendations to treat adolescent obesity in a comprehensive multidisciplinary program Polycystic ovary syndrome… read more
Phone: 832-822-4887 (Main) | 832-227-3350 (West)


Meg Mathias is a registered and licensed dietitian who specializes in the treatment of adolescents with eating disorders, obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and athletic performance needs. She provides nutrition education and counseling to patients and families while collaborating with the… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778

Mental Health Team

Dr. Franklin is a pediatric psychologist that specializes in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques to address adolescent mental health concerns. Through the Department of Adolescent Medicine she sees patients with mood, anxiety, and eating disorders. Dr.… read more
Phone: 936-267-6300
Dr. Garland studies outcomes of group and individual behavioral interventions as well as common psychological co-morbidities across adolescents with obesity and eating-related disorders. In particular she is interested in adolescent motivaion for change and transition-related issues for adolescents…
Phone: 832-822-3647
As a member of the Adolescent Medicine interdisciplinary team, I provide inpatient and outpatient psychological services to teens and their families through individual, group, and family therapy. I primarily work with teenage girls and boys with eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia… read more
Phone: 832-822-3647