Our Team

Chief of Service Allergy/Immunology




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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 6th Floor, Green Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)

Clinic Chief Allergy/Immunology

Dr. Rider enjoys working with children of all ages and has a particular focus of expertise in the genetics, management and development of novel therapeutics for patients with complex immunological diseases. He has experience working in the non-profit/underserved medical communities of South/... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300

Allergy/Immunology Physicians

Dr. Buheis focuses in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases such as food allergy, allergic rhinitis, eczema and asthma. In her practice at West Campus, Dr. Buheis works closely together with the families as well as other physicians and team members to provide excellent, comprehensive... Read more

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway Suite WA460 - 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-2280 (West) | 832-824-1319 (Main)
Dr. Davis is a specialist in the Allergy and Immunology Section of the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from Duke University in 1997. After finishing a three year residency program in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319
I have been involved in the clinical investigation of patients with primary and secondary immunodeficiency diseases for 40 years and have been involved in bone marrow and cord blood stem cell transplants for severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID). The David Center, named for "David the Bubble Boy... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319

Pulmonary Physicians

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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Clear Lake 940 Clear Lake City Blvd Webster, TX 77598 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 6th Floor, Green Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300
In 2001, Dr. Mallory joined the Baylor College of Medicine pediatric faculty and with Dr Dean McKenzie helped to establish the TCH Lung Transplant Program. The program was approved in 2002. Since that time, the TCH Program has become the most active program in the world with 8 to 20 transplants... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Moore has clinical interests in childhood asthma and the care of pediatric lung diseases. His work also focuses on initiatives to improve the overall quality and efficiency of asthma care and to increase access to care. The goal of these efforts is to help bridge care between community... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300
Christopher M. Oermann, MD


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Marc G. Schecter, MD


Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1040 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)



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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300
It is an honor to be a pediatrician, to care for children so that they may thrive. As a pediatric pulmonologist, my specific area of interest is pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease.  I enjoy working closely with families and colleagues to deliver the best care... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Kancherla specializes in treating children with lung diseases and has a particular interest in childhood sleep disorders and sleep disordered breathing. She has specialty training in both Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) 832-227-1111 (West)

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 allergy,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Wallace Tower, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319

Pulmonary Nurse Practitioners