Our Team

Chief of Service Pulmonary

Dr. Hiatt is the Chief of the Pulmonary section at Texas Children’s Hospital.  His clinical areas of interest include Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and General Pediatric Pulmonology.  He has devoted the last 25 years to CF focused on both clinical care and CF related research.  He continues to be involved… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)

Clinic Chief Allergy/Immunology

Sarah K Nicholas, MD is an assistant professor of pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology clinic chief at Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital. She graduated from the University of Rochester with a BA in Biology and received her medical degree from George Washington University. She… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319

Clinic Chief Pulmonary

Dr. Sockrider has special interest in chronic lung diseases and helping families be expert disease managers. She works with many families including those whose children have cystic fibrosis and asthma. She believes in effective communication and disease monitoring within the family and in… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300

Allergy/Immunology Physicians

As the Director of Clinical Trials for the TCH Food Allergy Program, Dr. Anvari has been an advocate for food allergic patients and has helped develop and bring the latest food allergy clinical trials to Texas Children's Hospital.  In addition to her strong interest in preventing and treating all… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319 (Main) | 832-227-2280 (West)
Dr. Chinn is a physician-scientist and Director of the Immunogenetics Program at Texas Children’s Hospital. He believes that while social media and internet stories provide great entertainment value, he does not subscribe to the practice of medicine from these sources. Rather, his care of patients… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319 (Main) | 832-227-2280 (West)
Dr. Davis is a specialist in the Immunology,  Allergy, and Retrovirology Division of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Duke University and completed her residency program in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319
Dr. Gupta enjoys working with children of all ages and their families to provide the best care possible using cutting edge research and therapies.  She strongly believes in educating families about their conditions and treatments to empower them to take an active role in the management of their… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319
Dr. Hajjar’s research is focused on the interplay of the microbiome and immune dysregulation in the antibody deficient host.   Funding The Jeffrey Modell Foundation The Chao physician-scientist Award The Immune deficiency foundation The US immunodeficiency network
Phone: 832-824-1319
Dr. Lenora Noroski has interests, experience and expertise in clinical research and the diagnoses and treatment of patients with primary immunodeficiencies, including rare forms of these diseases in infants, children and adults, as well as secondary immunodeficiencies, particularly HIV and… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319
My philosophy as an academic physician is guided by the goal of improving the health and well being of children and their families who come to Texas Children's Hospital for help. I try to achieve this goal through excellence in clinical care, facilitation of clinical research that informs best… read more
Phone: 832-227-2280 (West) | 832-824-1319 (Main)

Pulmonary Physicians

Dr. Fakhoury's major interest lies in the area of airway disease, primarily bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and asthma. She is actively involved in the care of children with severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and specifically those who go home on ventilators. Dr. Fakhoury established the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Farber’s diverse clinical interests include asthma, respiratory care of children with muscular dystrophy, respiratory care of technology dependent children, the chronic care of children with complex respiratory diseases, and the treatment of tobacco dependence. Dr. Farber’s research interests… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 832-227-1111 (West) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
Dr. Hiatt is the Chief of the Pulmonary section at Texas Children’s Hospital.  His clinical areas of interest include Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and General Pediatric Pulmonology.  He has devoted the last 25 years to CF focused on both clinical care and CF related research.  He continues to be involved… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Moonnumakal believes in spending time with each family to listen to their concerns, educate them about their children’s respiratory problems, and then work together to customize a care plan.  He cares for most general pulmonary diseases but has special interest in asthma, cystic fibrosis, and… read more
Phone: 832-227-1111 (West) | 832-822-3300 (Main)
Dr. Rama cares for patients with a wide variety of pulmonary disorders at Texas Children's Hospital. She is actively involved in medical education and develops innovative curricula to enhance fellowship education. Her ongoing educational endeavors include the development, implementation, and… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Ruiz's two major interests are in the area of Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. He has participated in several studies sponsored by the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Network. He actively participates in multiple clinical trials related to Cystic Fibrosis. Heis also… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Sockrider has special interest in chronic lung diseases and helping families be expert disease managers. She works with many families including those whose children have cystic fibrosis and asthma. She believes in effective communication and disease monitoring within the family and in… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Teran's research is focused on understanding the effect the circadian rhythm has over the different inflammatory and immunologic mediators, as well as on lung function, in children with asthma who predominately have nocturnal symptoms. He is looking at differences among groups of milder… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
As a pediatric pulmonologist, my specific area of interest is pulmonary hypertension. I am actively involved in a number of national and international organizations dedicated to the care of children who suffer from this disease. It is my honor to advocate for pediatric PH, strive to deliver the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

Allergy/Immunology Nurse Practitioners

To listen and understand the experience of my patients and families of living with chronic disease and facilitate a treatment plan that will improve their quality of life.  Clinical Interests: All things allergy along with primary and secondary immune deficiency. Research Interests: Food… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319

Pulmonary Nurse Practitioner

I love being able to improve the lives of my patients and families, working together as a team to reach their personal health goals. Major focus areas include asthma and aerodigestive disorders. 
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281469-4688 (CyFair)