Our Team

At Texas Children’s, Pediatric Otolaryngology is the largest program in the Department of Surgery. 
 
Our faculty members in Pediatric Otolaryngology have all completed fellowships in pediatric otolaryngology, laryngology or neurotology. All have faculty appointments in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.

Chief of Service

Dr. Arjmand's clinical interests include pediatric ear disease, congenital and acquired hearing loss, airway disorders, and sinus disease. He is nationally known for his research on pediatric hearing loss and for his expertise in the areas of health economics and health care quality improvement.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus, 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)

Physicians

Special Interests:  Pediatric Head and Neck Malignancies, Head and Neck Care of Pediatric Cancer Patients, Congenital and Acquired Head and Neck Masses, Salivary Gland Pathology, Sialorrhea, Drooling and Aspiration, Airway Disorders, Applications of Ultrasonography in Pediatric Otolaryngology and... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
I grew up in the State of Idaho and from a very young age knew that I wanted to help improve the lives of children and their families.  After suffering from cholesteatoma surgery (an ear growth) as a child, I was destined to become a pediatric ear nose and throat surgeon.  I have practiced... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, Outpatient Building, Third Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Eagle Springs 5514 Atascocita Road, Suite 190 Atascocita, TX 77346 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)
Dr. Bedwell’s clinical interests include pediatric airway disorders, masses and tumors of the head and neck, salivary gland disorders, and improving care for patients living with a tracheostomy.  He is active in clinical and translational research, and collaborates with colleagues at home and... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-277-1420 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
I believe every child deserves the highest quality care available. For that reason I strive to join with their parents and health providers to deliver that care based on each child’s specific needs. Clinical Interests: My clinical interests include general pediatric otolaryngology, chronic sinus... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South, Suite 300 Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) 832-227-1420 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
I am proud to be a pediatric otolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon, and to be able to serve the community.  I very much enjoy and am happy to take care of any pediatric otolaryngology problem, with a special interest in airway reconstruction, head and neck mass, and sinus diseases.  My research... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250
Dr. Chandy's areas of interest are Pediatric Otolaryngology, including cleft palate and nasal and sinus disease.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
In addition to general pediatric otolaryngology, my primary interests are in pediatric head and neck surgery including acquired and congenital neck masses, head and neck cancers, and thyroid disease and in head and neck sequellae of immunocompromise and cancer treatment. My goal is to bring the... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
I believe in the patient centered approach, involving family and the healthcare team to achieve the best outcome. My practice uses evidence-based medicine to evaluate and present treatment options for each individual case.   Clinical Interests: Airway Disease, Subglottic Stenosis, Complex... Read more

Address: Texas Childen's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, Outpatient Building, 3rd floor Houston, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Eagle Springs 5514 Atascocita Road, Suite 190 Atascocita, TX 77346 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)
I am interested in general pediatric otolaryngology with a subspecialty focus in tumors of the head and neck, benign and malignant masses, and thyroid disease.  My goal is to deliver high quality care through a multidisciplinary team to create healing and supportive inpatient and outpatient... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
The TCH Pediatric Otolaryngology Section is comprised of a group of highly trained, thoughtful and skilled physicians. Our shared goals include excellent clinical outcomes, compassionate care, and the advancement of science.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower 5th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250
Dr. Giannoni's areas of interest include pediatric otolaryngology, sinusitis, and pediatric airway disorders. I partner with the Pediatric Neurosurgeons at TCH for the endoscopic removal of pituitary and other midline skull base tumors. A desire to improve processes in health care led me to take... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. Hughes treats all aspects of Pediatric Otolaryngology disorders. Specialty clinical interests include pediatric airway and voice, vascular anomalies, sleep disorders and obstructive apnea, sinusitis, and vestibular problems.

Address: 17198 St. Luke’s Way, Ste 300 The Woodlands Health Center The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400
Dr. Jones has interest in General Pediatric Otolaryngology and Sinusitis in Cystic Fibrosis.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250
Dr. Larrier's areas of interest include: general pediatric otolaryngology, including otitis media, obstructive sleep apnea, and rhinosinusitis; and airway disorders such as laryngomalacia and subglottic stenosis.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 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 , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
I believe in personalized and patient-centered care for pediatric patients.  Each child has their own medical issues and I will use my clinical and research expertise to offer individualized and unparalleled quality care in the least invasive way.  Under my care you will benefit from innovative... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
I believe in providing comprehensive care to all children with compassion and kindness. Getting parents involved in their child's treatment goes a long way in making families happy and engaging their trust in the long run. My clinical areas of interest include treatment and diagnosis of chronic... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1420
Dr. Musso's areas of interest include general pediatric otolaryngology, obstructive sleep apnea, Down syndrome, sinusitis and its complications, neck masses.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-277-1420 (West)
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

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 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: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Ongkasuwan participates in the Aerodigestive clinic which is a multidisciplinary clinic including pulmonary,otolaryngology, and gastroenterology focusing on complicated patients with airway and swallowing disorders. She also is involved in the development of a multidisciplinary voice and... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250
I believe in treating children as I would my own, with compassion, respecting their space and making the experience the least intimidating. When the parents trust me with the care of their child, the onus to deliver the highest quality of care in a timely manner lies with me. I believe in... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, Outpatient Building, Third Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Eagle Springs 5514 Atascocita Road, Suite 190 Atascocita, TX 77346 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)
I strive to build a trusting relationship with children and families, and use the most up-to-date medical knowledge and experience to guide decisions. Clinical Interests: Hearing implants, microtia (malformed ears), aural atresia (malformed ear canals), hearing loss, chronic otitis media,... Read more

Address: Texas Chidlren's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 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: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Matthew Sitton's clinical interests are congenital and acquired neck masses, airway disorders, vascular anomalies, thyroid disorders, and cochlear implant.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 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: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-227-1420 (West) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Raynor attended University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston for medical school. She subsequently completed her otolaryngology residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. After completion of her pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's... Read more

Address: Texas Chldren's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-277-1420 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. Sulek's areas of interests include Pediatric Otolaryngology, Laryngology, and Pediatric Sinusitis.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 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: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Alex D. Sweeney, M.D. is double board certified in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Neurotology. He has particular interests in hearing loss, cochlear implantation and skull base tumors. He earned his medical degree and completed residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. Following... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Jamail Specialty Care Center (Clinic) 1977 Butler Blvd., Suite E5.100 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 713-798-6336 (Jamail)
Dr. Vilela came to us following completion of his pediatric otolaryngology training at The Children's Hospitals of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Prior to fellowship training, Dr. Vilela graduated from medical school at the University of Texas-Houston and completed his... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Chidlren's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 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: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-277-1420 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
I believe in achieving the best possible care for my patients and their families by treating the whole patient.  I consistently and compassionately approach their ear, nose, and throat disorders while considering the global goals and needs of the patient and their families.  Clinical  Interests:... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South Outpatient Building 3rd floor Houston, TX 77384 The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Eagle Springs 5514 Atascocita Road, Suite 190 Atascocita, TX 77346 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)

Physician Assistants/Nurse Practitioners

Amy is a physician assistant in Otolaryngology at the West Campus.  She sees ENT patients throughout the hospital including in the inpatient setting, emergency room, and ENT clinic.  She also assists the Otolaryngology surgeons in the operating room.  She is a mom of three young children and... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 4th Floor Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1420
Dedicated to providing a comprehensive specialized care to pediatric patients.  Graduated in 1994 and earned her Master’s in 2012.  She has spent 22 years with pediatric cardiac patients with recent transition to ENT in the Woodlands.  

Address: 17580 I-45 South Third Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400
As a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner it is not only the diagnosis that helps the patient and their families but the caring and being genuine and honest in their treatment. Earning the trust from a parent to care for their child is an accomplishment that makes me proud.  It is a privilege to be a part... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, Suite 450 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1420 (West)


Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250
Melissa Denby



I’m a Nurse Practitioner in the Pediatric Otolaryngology Department at Texas Children’s Hospital main campus and I take care of patients with multiple ear, nose and throat concerns. My past clinical experience involves pediatric Intensive care, adult intensive care, outpatient surgery and recovery... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832 822 3250
I believe in providing an evidence-based and family-centered approach to all patients. I am one of four in-patient advanced practice providers to the largest surgical service at Texas Children’s Hospital. My areas of interest include surgical airway reconstruction, pediatric airway disorders,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250
I am an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who joined Texas Children’s Hospital Otolaryngology department in 2016. My nursing background has always been with pediatric and have been practicing in multiple settings including NICU, Pedi Preoperative, Pedi PACU, PCU and surgical/trauma care. A... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250


Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250
I love working with kids of all ages and their parents.  Education is an integral part of every visit.  I spend a lot of time explaining diagnoses and treatment plans and believe that no family should leave with unanswered questions.  I enjoy all aspects of ENT but I particularly enjoy removing... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, Third Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Eagle Springs 5514 Atascocita Road, Suite 190 Atascocita, TX 77346 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)


Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Health Center - Clear Lake 940 Clear Lake City Blvd. Webster, TX 77598 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
I believe in the individuality of each child as well as the unique experience of their family. I believe supportive communication and patient education are important elements of achieving health goals. Ultimately, I believe in the compassion that Texas Children’s contributes to the community!

Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South, Suite 300 Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 713-839-0164

Nurses

Chad Chuyou, RN



Alexandria Donahue, RN





Address: 6701 Fannin Street Mark Wallace Tower, 5th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-AERO (2376)
Charlotte Frusti, RN



Denise Jackson, LVN



Ashley King, RN



Espy Medrano, LVN



Sandra Taylor, LVN



I began my nursing career here at Texas Children's Hospital in 2004 as an Emergency Center nurse before transitioning to Cochlear Implant Program Coordinator in 2013 where I have continued to build my interest in cochlear implantation, neurotology, and microtia & atresia abnormalities. I value... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3250 (General Office) | 832-822-3508 (Direct Line)

Practice Administrator

Michael Dyer, MHA