Our Team

Chief

Dr. Rona Sonabend's philosophy towards healthcare is combining the science of medicine with the art of care delivery in a patient-centered quality driven manner.  Dr. Sonabend’s clinical interests include caring for children with neuro-endocrine dysfunctions with a specialized interest in... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670

Clinic Physicians

My clinical research interests focus on pediatric thyroid disease and the genetic factors which are associated with cancer, hyperthyroidism, and congenital hypothyroidism in infants and children. I am also investigating the safety of Radioactive iodine treatment in children with Graves disease.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am a board certified pediatric endocrinology and diabetes specialist. I strive to provide great clinical care for children with hormone disorders and with diabetes and to help them and their families to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully manage different aspects of the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
My interest includes clinical practice in growth disorders, puberty, Di-George Syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), calcium disorders and pediatric diabetes.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
My aim is to provide compassionate, high-quality, evidence based care using a team driven collaborative approach. While treating patients, I like to partner not only with other members of the medical team but also with the patient’s family. I believe that building trust, connection and partnership... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am a pediatric endocrinologist with a special interest in diabetes. I love working with families and providing compassionate, high-quality and evidence-based care. I am excited to be developing a new line of telehealth for our section, hoping to provide new ways to provide care to our patients.... Read more


Phone: 832-227-1370
Patient care requires a team approach. Communication and coordination of care with patients, parents, school systems, community support groups, and medical providers is the key to providing quality care for the patient. Clinical research with institutions and industry along with national... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, Floor 2 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1370
I am interested in providing expert and compassionate care to children with endocrine disorders and diabetes and their families. I am particularly interested in extending this care to children with endocrinopathies in resource-limited countries who for several reasons may not have access to all... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I joined the TCH Section of Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology in July 2015 after completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University.  I serve as the Type 1 Diabetes Clinic Lead, ... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Clear Lake 940 Clear Lake Blvd., Suite 200 Webster, TX 77598 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
My clinical interests include Type 1 Diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes, and Turner Syndrome.  My fellowship research focused on insulin resistance in children with cystic fibrosis prior to the development of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes and the role of circulating cytokines in this... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I strive to provide the highest quality pediatric endocrine care in a caring manner. Clinical Interests: Pediatric diabetes, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Thyroid disease in children, Turner Syndrome, Growth disorders in children, Type 2 diabetes DSD, Disorders of Sexual Differentiation (DSD)

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200 Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
I am a clinical pediatric endocrinologist with outpatient clinics available at Texas Children's West Campus. I enjoy caring for infants, children, and adolescents with diabetes as well as general endocrine concerns, to include growth, puberty, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, and calcium disorders. I... Read more

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway WA 250 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1370
I joined the faculty in Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital in July 2017.  I am particularly interested the care of children with late endocrine effects of cancer therapy and neuroendocrine disease, with particular interest in hypothalamic... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
My primary interest is care of the underserved.  I am also interested in the clinical care with a focus on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and associated issues such as PCOS. In addition, I serve as the Fellowship Program Director and have a strong interest in the education of medical students,... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Clear Lake 940 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 200 Webster, TX 77598 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 281-282-1900
My portfolio includes clinical practice in sexual development disorders, puberty, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), growth, and pediatric diabetes. Additionally, I established one of the first gender medicine multidisciplinary teams to care for children born with disorders of sexual... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
My aim is to work together with patients, families, and other care specialists, to provide compassionate and comprehensive quality care to patients and families with diabetes and endocrine disorders Clinical Interests: General endocrinology (growth disorders, puberty disorders, thyroid disease,... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 5th Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7500
I am an advocate for your child’s health and wellbeing. I believe that every child should be provided with the care and support they need to achieve their highest potential. As a pediatric endocrinologist, I strive to provide the most comprehensive and compassionate care to every child I encounter... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA 250 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 832-227-1370 (West)
As a mother and a physician, I understand the daily struggles of my patients’ families and believe their medical care should fit their family needs as well as their medical condition. I believe comprehensive and family friendly care practice style. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my ... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Austin 8611 N Mopac Expressway, Suite 300 Austin, TX 78759 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 737-220-8200
My clinical and research interests focus on improving the medical care and health outcomes of children, adolescents, and emerging adults with diabetes and endocrine conditions, particularly during their transition from pediatric to adult healthcare. I am a med-peds endocrinologist with residency... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
My aim is to provide high quality, evidence-based, and compassionate care for children with diabetes and endocrine conditions. I love working with families to create a patient-centered plan of care. Clinical Interests: Type 1 diabetes, thyroid disorders, growth and puberty disorders, nonclassical... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 5th Floor, Orange Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7500
My primary interest is in type 2 diabetes in children. I am the Medical Director and the Principle Investigator for the Baylor site of TODAY (Treatment Options in Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth). TODAY is an NIH-sponsored, multicenter trial that will determine which of three treatment... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I joined the faculty of Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in 2018. I previously served as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Texas Medical Branch. I highly value the privilege of serving my patients. I strive to provide... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200 Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
My clinical interests include:management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, thyroid disease, disorders of growth and puberty, Turner syndrome, and polycystic ovary syndrome. I strive to empower families to be active in the care and management of their children.

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway WA 250 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1370
General Endocrinology, hormone blockers / replacement therapy for transgender youth

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 111th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
My philosophy of care is to provide each child or adolescent with the most advanced medical care, in an individualized and comprehensive manner, to ensure their health and wellbeing. I promote shared decision making with the youth, in an age-appropriate manner, and their family. My clinical... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am a pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in obesity. I am interested in determining new treatments for obesity and diabetes as well as improving patient care. I am also a basic science researcher whose lab focuses on determining the role of the vitamin D receptor in the brain on weight and... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
Dr. Rona Sonabend's philosophy towards healthcare is combining the science of medicine with the art of care delivery in a patient-centered quality driven manner.  Dr. Sonabend’s clinical interests include caring for children with neuro-endocrine dysfunctions with a specialized interest in... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist and physician-scientist focused on pediatric diabetes. I aim to provide state-of-the-art patient care while contributing to the advancement of the field and teaching young generations. I am dedicated to offering quality care to all of my patients... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Cy-Fair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
My philosophy is to work closely with my patients, their families as well as other specialists and team members to provide comprehensive and coordinated care for my patients through adulthood. I strive to achieve best care possible using the most evidenced based knowledge and experience to treat... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7500

Nurse Practitioners

I believe in providing family centered care with empathy and commitment that one would desire for his/her own family while finding patient strengths to build on for improved outcomes. Clinical Interests: Education of Types 1 & 2 Diabetes Research Interests: Aspects of diabetes management

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200 Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
I believe in family centered care where patient and families actively participate and make decisions in the child’s care. Clinical Interests: Education for Type 1 Diabetes Research Interests: Aspects of diabetes management Improvement in complication rates 

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 5th Floor, Orange Pod The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Cy-Fair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7500 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
I am a family nurse practitioner with interest in chronic medical conditions. I strive in providing evidenced based care and shared health decisions involving both patient and family members to deliver successful clinical outcomes. It is also my privilege and utmost duty to provide quality care... Read more

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway Floor 2 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1370


Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200 Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

Fellows

I am passionate about helping children and families with endocrinopathies and diabetes. I want to serve patients to the best of my ability and be an advocate for patients and partner with them not only in tackling their conditions but also to thrive in every aspect of life. Clinical Interests:... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am a pediatric endocrinology fellow, dedicated to providing patient-centered, comprehensive clinical care to all children. Clinical Interests: General pediatric endocrinology and diabetes  Research Interests: Socioeconomic predictors of health outcomes in patients with Type 1 diabetes Global... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
Clinical Interests: General pediatric endocrinology, thyroid cancer, endocrine effects of cancer therapy, neuroendocrinology, diabetes Research Interests: Pediatric thyroid cancer  

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Fllor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am a pediatric endocrinology fellow that strives to provide the best comprehensive clinical care for children with diabetes and hormone disorders and to advocate for their needs and families. Clinical Interests: General pediatric endocrinology and diabetes Research Interests: Vitamin D, obesity... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
My goal is to deliver high-quality patient care to pediatric patients with a broad range of endocrine disorders and diabetes through a comprehensive, evidence-based and patient-centered approach. I believe that management of chronic conditions requires a team-based approach and shared decision... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
Early in my medical training I came to realize that knowledge is rendered useless unless applied to the benefit and empowerment of others. With this in mind, I strive everyday to provide best care possible to each one of my patients through continuous learning and research.  Clinical Interests:... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 832) 824-0551 (Direct)
Dr. Jindal’s aim is to provide highest quality evidence-based medical care to children with diabetes and endocrine conditions. She strives to build long-term relationships with children and their families. She believes in holistic, compassionate and patient-centered approach to management in order... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I aim to provide patient-centered, comprehensive care in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology. My specific clinical and research interest is in the ethical care and management of patients with differences of sex development, focusing on shared decision-making with families and patients. This... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670