Our Team

Chief of Service Allergy/Immunology

As Chief of the Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Orange is committed to the strongest, most effective, compassionate and innovative clinical programs related to immunologic, allergic and rheumatologic diseases that... Read more

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

Chief of Service Pulmonary

Dr. Hiatt is collaborating with Drs. Arthur Beaudet and Phil Ng in translational studies of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis. Preclinical studies are in progress using a helper dependent adenovirus and specially modified catheter to deliver a nuclear targeted gene to the airway epithelium.... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 6th Floor, Green Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 See map: Google Maps
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 See map: Google Maps
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 with cystic fibrosis and asthma. She believes in effective communication and disease monitoring within the family and in collaboration with health care... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
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 See map: Google Maps
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 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-824-1319
As Chief of the Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Orange is committed to the strongest, most effective, compassionate and innovative clinical programs related to immunologic, allergic and rheumatologic diseases that... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
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 See map: Google Maps
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 See map: Google Maps
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: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Hiatt is collaborating with Drs. Arthur Beaudet and Phil Ng in translational studies of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis. Preclinical studies are in progress using a helper dependent adenovirus and specially modified catheter to deliver a nuclear targeted gene to the airway epithelium.... Read more

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


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3300
In 2001, Dr. Mallory joined the Baylor College of Medicine pediatric faculty and founded the TCH Lung Transplant Program. The program was approved in 2002 and the first transplant was performed in October of that year. Since that time, the TCH Program has become the most active program in the... Read more

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


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Dr. Ruiz's two major interests are in the area of Cystic Fibrosis and PediatricPulmonary 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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3300
Marc G. Schecter, MD


Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1040 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Dr. Sockrider has special interest in chronic lung diseases and helping families be expert disease managers. She works with many families with cystic fibrosis and asthma. She believes in effective communication and disease monitoring within the family and in collaboration with health care... Read more

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



Dr. Fakhoury's major interest lies in the area of airway disease, primarily bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and asthma. She published data on Serial changes in Lung function during early childhood in a cohort of children with BPD,(Pediatrics 2010). Currently she is conducting a follow up study on... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3300
As a native Houstonian, Dr. Moonnumakal takes great pride in serving the needs of children at Texas Children's Hospital. He is heavily involved in medical education with Baylor College of Medicine. He is currently working on projects to improve resident education, community preceptor teaching, and... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Rama cares for patients with a wide variety of pulmonary disorders at Texas Children's Hospital, Main and West Campuses. She is actively involved in medical education and develops innovative curricula to enhance fellowship education. Her ongoing educational endeavors include the development,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3300
Clinical interests: Pulmonary hypertensive vascular disease Pulmonary complications of Sickle Cell disease Research interests: Pulmonary hypertension

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

Allergy/Immunology Nurse Practitioners




Larraine Lyter-Reed, RN, MSN, FNP-BC



Pulmonary Nurse Practitioners

Ruth McConnell, CPNP