Phone: 1-800-226-2379

Our Team

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. Dr. Wang is Director of the Bone... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4822

Hematology/Oncology

Shiley Aguilar is a Family Nurse Practitioner on the Solid Tumor Team and member of the Solid Tumor Programs at Texas Children's Cancer Center. Her clinical interests include: solid tumors and adolescents and young adult long term survivorship care. Board Certifications Certified Family Nurse... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1539
Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Allen-Rhoades obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where she also completed her pediatric residency... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1025 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4207
Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program, Director of the Solid Tumor Programs, 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... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4266
Dr. Ricardo J. Flores graduated from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine with highest honors in 2004.  He completed his training in Pediatrics at the University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital in 2007, and his subspecialty training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Baylor College of... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1030.09 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 5th Floor, Green Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1037 (office)
Danielle Johnston is a nurse practitioner specializing in solid tumors and neuro-oncology. She graduated from Texas A&M University, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in allied health. She proceeded to attend the University of Texas Medical Branch where she received a Bachelor of Science... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4268
Dr. Jodi Muscal is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Program/ Phase I Team and Solid Tumor Team. Her clinical interests include solid tumors and new drug development.

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1230.1 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: Clinic: 832-822-4242
Dr. Nino Rainusso, is an assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Rainusso obtained his... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Whittle completed additional training to specialize in the care of patients with solid tumors, including neuroblastoma and bone tumors.  She sees patients in the outpatient clinic and attends on the inpatient service at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Sarah Whittle is board certified by the ... Read more


Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Jason Yustein is Director of the Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center and a member of the Bone Tumors Program. His clinical interests are focused on pediatric sarcomas, such as Ewing sarcoma. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology

Address: 1102 Bates Suite 1025.07 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4601

Surgical Oncology

Rex A.W. Marco, MD


Address: 6700 W. Loop South Ste. 110 Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Center - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. 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

Address: 6701 Fannin 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135
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... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: TCH Pearland Obstetrics & Gynecology 9003 Broadway Street Pearland, TX 77584 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135

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.

Address: 6565 Fannin DB 1-077 Houston, TX 77008 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 713-792-5933

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. Dr. Wang is Director of the Bone... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4822

Hematology/Oncology

Shiley Aguilar is a Family Nurse Practitioner on the Solid Tumor Team and member of the Solid Tumor Programs at Texas Children's Cancer Center. Her clinical interests include: solid tumors and adolescents and young adult long term survivorship care. Board Certifications Certified Family Nurse... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1539
Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Allen-Rhoades obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where she also completed her pediatric residency... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1025 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4207
Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program, Director of the Solid Tumor Programs, 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... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4266
Dr. Ricardo J. Flores graduated from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine with highest honors in 2004.  He completed his training in Pediatrics at the University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital in 2007, and his subspecialty training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Baylor College of... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1030.09 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 5th Floor, Green Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1037 (office)
Danielle Johnston is a nurse practitioner specializing in solid tumors and neuro-oncology. She graduated from Texas A&M University, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in allied health. She proceeded to attend the University of Texas Medical Branch where she received a Bachelor of Science... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4268
Dr. Jodi Muscal is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Program/ Phase I Team and Solid Tumor Team. Her clinical interests include solid tumors and new drug development.

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1230.1 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: Clinic: 832-822-4242
Dr. Nino Rainusso, is an assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Rainusso obtained his... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Whittle completed additional training to specialize in the care of patients with solid tumors, including neuroblastoma and bone tumors.  She sees patients in the outpatient clinic and attends on the inpatient service at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Sarah Whittle is board certified by the ... Read more


Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Jason Yustein is Director of the Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center and a member of the Bone Tumors Program. His clinical interests are focused on pediatric sarcomas, such as Ewing sarcoma. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology

Address: 1102 Bates Suite 1025.07 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4601

Surgical Oncology

Rex A.W. Marco, MD


Address: 6700 W. Loop South Ste. 110 Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Center - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. 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

Address: 6701 Fannin 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135
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... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: TCH Pearland Obstetrics & Gynecology 9003 Broadway Street Pearland, TX 77584 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135

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.

Address: 6565 Fannin DB 1-077 Houston, TX 77008 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 713-792-5933