Our Team

Our team of experts in pediatric bone tumors includes pediatric oncologists, orthopedic oncologic surgeons, physical therapists, pediatric pathologists, musculoskeletal radiologists, pediatric nurses, social workers and child life specialists. This team approach enables patients and families to receive the most comprehensive and innovative care in a single location over the full course of their treatment and follow-up.

Director, Bone Tumor Program

Dr. Lisa Wang is Director of the Bone Tumor Program and the Clinical Leader of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Clinic at Texas Children's Cancer Center. Dr. Wang has a special interest in sarcomas, particularly bone sarcomas such as osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. The Musculoskeletal Tumor Clinic is… read more
Phone: 832-824-4822

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program and Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. He oversees all clinical and clinical research activities involving children with brain tumors and solid tumors at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. His specific… read more
Phone: 832-822-4266
Stephanie Gruner is a pediatric nurse practitioner for the Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital. She received both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Nursing, at Houston,… read more
Phone: 832-822-4869
Dr. Nino Rainusso, is an assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center. He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Rainusso obtained his… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani is the section chief of oncology and the director of clinical business operations for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. He is an associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is… read more
Phone: 832-824-7955
Dr. Sarah Whittle is the Director of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program at Texas Children's Hospital and the leader of the solid tumor clinical research team. She has served as the principal investigator for several clinical trials related to pediatric solid tumors, and is nationally recognized for… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Montgomery, an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery and musculoskeletal oncology.  Her main areas of interest include: sarcoma, limb salvage, joint reconstruction, benign bone tumors,… read more
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 832-828-4738 (Kirby)
Dr. Jed Nuchtern is a pediatric surgeon specializing in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Team at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved with taking care of patients with neuroblastoma,… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Vasudevan is a pediatric surgeon who specializes in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Program at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved with taking care of patients with… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778

Radiology/Radiation Oncology

Dr. Arnold Delacruz Paulino is a radiation oncologist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Visit his MD Anderson faculty profile for more information and publications by Dr. Paulino.
Phone: 713-792-5933