Our Team

Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons

Dr. Buchanan is a professor of surgery in the plastic surgery division of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He specializes in pediatric plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Buchanan earned his medical degree from Medical University of South… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Dr. Dempsey considers it a privilege to practice at Texas Children's Hospital, where he trained, as part of the multidisciplinary cleft and craniofacial surgical teams. He is board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Our talented team members allow us to provide not only… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Dr. Larry H. Hollier, Jr. is a board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery. He is a Professor of Plastic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics. He serves as the Baron Hardy Chair of Plastic Surgery and as the Surgeon in Chief and Chair of the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Renata Maricevich, M.D.  was born and raised in Recife, Brazil, where she received her Medical Degree from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. She moved to the United States to pursue training and completed General Surgery and Plastic Surgery residencies at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN,… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Dr. Monson completed her residency in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and her fellowship training at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. There she received further dedicated training in pediatric plastic and craniofacial surgery, including… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Dr. Olorunnipa received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University before obtaining his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine. He then entered the combined Plastic Surgery Residency at New York Presbyterian/Columbia and New York Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Centers in… read more
Phone: 936-267-7100
Every child is unique, and deserves individualized care in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment. I am committed to working closely with families to achieve our mission of offering patient-centered care of the highest quality. It is a true honor to contribute to the medical need of… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180

Advanced Practice Providers

Diana E. Guillen, MPAS, PA-C, is a physician assistant in the Department of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She began her surgical career in 2008 and was previously trained with Plastic Surgeons at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Athena D. Krasnosky MSN, ARNP, CPNP is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Plastic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital.  She is the Primary Care Provider for the Cleft and Craniofacial Multidisciplinary Team.  She has a special interest in the growth and development of her patients… read more
Phone: 832-822-3566
Kris Marsack, MS, PA-C received her undergraduate degree in anthropology from the University of Notre Dame, a Master of Science degree in biology from Purdue University and a Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies from Baylor College of Medicine. She began her surgical career as a … read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Mervin (Reggie) Nunez, MMS, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital.  He began his career in 2006 in Critical Care working in the pediatric ICU at TCH. He joined the Pediatric Plastic Surgery team in 2013 where his responsibilities… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Michelle G. Roy, MPAP, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital.  She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of a high-volume service and her responsibilities include seeing patients… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Jeromie Sequitin is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. He began his career in 2016 here at Texas Children’s Hospital after attending the University of St. Francis Physician Assistant Program in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is one of… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
I have spent my entire career as a Physician Assistant working with children – initially with a group of general pediatricians here in the Houston area and now with the Otolaryngology Department here at Texas Children's Hospital since 2002. As a native Houstonian, I feel quite privileged and… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
Jessica S. Tung, JD, MMS, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital in the Woodlands.  She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of a high-volume service and her responsibilities… read more
Phone: 936-267-7100 (Woodlands) | 832-822-3180 (Main)

Craniofacial Orthodontists

Dr. John Wirthlin, DDS, MSD, is the full time craniofacial orthodontist on the cleft and craniofacial team at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Wirthlin received his orthodontic training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and his craniofacial orthodontic training at New York… read more
Phone: 832-822-3920

Otolaryngologists

It's a privilege a parent lets me take care of their most precious asset--their child. It's my duty to provide them the best of care. My clinical interests are complex airway surgery, pediatric swallowing disorders and head and neck masses,along with general otolaryngology. My research interest… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main)
Dr. Tara Rosenberg is the surgical director of the Vascular Anomalies Center. Dr. Rosenberg's clinical interests include vascular anomalies, cleft lip and palate surgery, medical laser use, and velopharyngeal dysfunction/insufficiency. She is an active member of the Texas Children's Hospital Cleft… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)

Speech Pathologists

Ellen Ortega-Moore is a bilingual (Spanish-English) speech-language pathologist on the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Team at Texas Children’s Hospital. She specializes in evaluation and treatment of speech and resonance from infancy to adulthood, and in establishing appropriate feeding patterns for… read more
Phone: 832-822-3280
Kristina Wilson, PhD, CCC-SLP is a senior speech-language pathologist and clinical researcher on the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Teams at Texas Children’s Hospital. Her clinical interests focus on speech production skills and velopharyngeal function in patients with cleft palate, craniofacial… read more
Phone: 832-822-3280

Pediatric Dentists

I believe that oral health is an inseparable part of the overall health and welfare of an infant, child, and adolescent. Therefore, advocate that every child should have a dental home, where they can have access to comprehensive oral health care that meets their unique needs.  I am board certified… read more
Phone: 832-822-3200
Dr. Esther Yang, DDS, is the Chief of Service for dentistry and a full time pediatric dentist at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Yang received her dental training at New York University College of Dentistry where she concentrated her studies on pediatric and special needs patients. Upon graduation,… read more
Phone: 832-822-3200

Pediatric Neuropsychology

Dr. Duran is the Co-Director of Inclusive Excellence, and currently an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Section within the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). She is especially passionate about the evaluation and treatment of disruptive behaviors of preschoolers among… read more
Phone: 832-822-3700
Phone: 832-822-3700

Genetic Counselor

Haley Streff is a certified genetic counselor in the department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She cares for patients in the general genetics outpatient clinic at Texas Children's Hospital and also provides genetic counseling services for the plastic and… read more
Phone: 832-822-4280

Nurse Coordinator

Phone: 832-822-3180