Our Team

Our team specializes in the evaluation and treatment of complex, chronic, and rare pulmonary disorders.  We also have a pulmonary diagnostic lab team which is thoroughly trained in diagnostic testing and pulmonary education.

Chief of Service

Dr. Hiatt is the Chief of the Pulmonary section at Texas Children’s Hospital.  His clinical areas of interest include Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and General Pediatric Pulmonology.  He has devoted the last 25 years to CF focused on both clinical care and CF related research.  He continues to be involved… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)

Center Director

Dr. Ruiz's two major interests are in the area of Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Pulmonary 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
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

Clinic Physicians

Clinical Interests: Dr. Cannon is a physician-scientist with over 15 years of experience caring for children with lung disease, particularly lung disease related to cystic fibrosis. She has served as the director of pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Centers at two hospitals and initiated the Cystic… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Dickinson is a board certified pediatrician whose clinical specialty is pediatric pulmonary medicine. As a pediatric pulmonologist, she specializes in the care of patients with various lung conditions, specifically cystic fibrosis (CF), asthma, chronic cough, and chronic lung disease of… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Fakhoury's major interest lies in the area of airway disease, primarily bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and asthma. She is actively involved in the care of children with severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and specifically those who go home on ventilators. Dr. Fakhoury established the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Hiatt is the Chief of the Pulmonary section at Texas Children’s Hospital.  His clinical areas of interest include Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and General Pediatric Pulmonology.  He has devoted the last 25 years to CF focused on both clinical care and CF related research.  He continues to be involved… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Moonnumakal believes in spending time with each family to listen to their concerns, educate them about their children’s respiratory problems, and then work together to customize a care plan.  He cares for most general pulmonary diseases but has special interest in asthma, cystic fibrosis, and… read more
Phone: 832-227-1111 (West) | 832-822-3300 (Main)
Dr. Mann enjoys caring for children with a wide variety of respiratory disorders at Texas Children’s Hospital.  She has a particular interest in the clinical research in cystic fibrosis and is passionate about bringing new therapies and the best care to children with CF.  She is an active principle… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Ruiz's two major interests are in the area of Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Pulmonary 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
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Sockrider has special interest in chronic lung diseases and helping families be expert disease managers. She works with many families including those whose children have cystic fibrosis and asthma. She believes in effective communication and disease monitoring within the family and in… read more
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
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

CF Center Coordinator

Pam Tuley, RN, BSN, CPN