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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 6th Floor, Green Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

Clinic Physicians

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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 6th Floor, Green Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300
In 2001, Dr. Mallory joined the Baylor College of Medicine pediatric faculty and with Dr Dean McKenzie helped to establish the TCH Lung Transplant Program. The program was approved in 2002. Since that time, the TCH Program has become the most active program in the world with 8 to 20 transplants... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Moore has clinical interests in childhood asthma and the care of pediatric lung diseases. His work also focuses on initiatives to improve the overall quality and efficiency of asthma care and to increase access to care. The goal of these efforts is to help bridge care between community... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

CF Center Coordinator

Pam Tuley