Our Team

Director

Dr. Robert Krance is the Director of the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)/Stem Cell Transplant Program at Texas Children’s Hospital. The clinical program, one of the most active in the country, treats patients with various hematologic, oncologic, immunologic and genetic disorders. Dr. Krance... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 1630.14 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-824-4661

Hematology-Oncology

Dr. Andras Heczey is a physician-scientist and full-time faculty in the Department of Pediatrics of Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. He is a member of the multidisciplinary solid tumor team and the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT).

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1230.06 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Meenakshi Hegde is a pediatric oncologist engaged in translational research on immunotherapy to improve patient outcomes in high-risk cancer. Her research was the first to demonstrate that a highly heterogeneous landscape of antigen expression in glioblastoma and other solid tumors benefitted... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-4840
Dr. Kathryn Leung is a member of the pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)/Stem Cell Transplant Program. Her clinical interests include: bone marrow transplantation, stem cell transplantation and cell and gene therapy. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street 1025.09 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-826-0870
Dr. Caridad Martinez is a member of the Cell and Gene Therapy Program's translational clinical research and the pediatric bone marrow transplant clinical team, which is part of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program. Her clinical interests include bone marrow transplantation (BMT), umbilical cord... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-824-4692
Dr. Swati Naik is a physician at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Dr. Naik is specializing in pediatric hematology-oncology. In 2013, she completed her fellowship training in pediatric hematology-oncology at Texas Children’s Hospital, the pediatric teaching hospital of Baylor College of Medicine.... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1680.9 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: Clinic: 832-822-4242
Dr. Bilal Omer is a physician at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. In 2013, he completed his fellowship training in pediatric hematology-oncology. Dr. Omer is a member of the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT)/Stem Celll Transplant Program and the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT).

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1770.01F Houston, 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: Clinic: 832-822-4242

Nurse Practitioners

Hayley Hento is a certified family nurse practitioner and a member of the Bone Marrow Transplant Team at Texas Children’s Hospital. She provides clinical care to young patients and adolescents who undergo bone marrow or stem cell transplants. Board Certifications American Association of Nurse... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 8150 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-826-0870



Physician Assistants






Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-4242

Assistant Clinical Director of Nursing—Inpatient

Deborah Harris, RN



Nurse Manager

Margaret Young RN, MHA



Clinical Specialist

Robbie Norville, MSN, RN, CPON



Social Work

Bonnie Byrne, LCSW



Child Life

Regina Burdett, CCLS



BMT Fellow

Dr. Khaled Yassine is a physician in the Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is a member of the Bone Marrow Transplant/Stem Cell Transplant Program and cell and gene therapy.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-4242