Our Team

Chief of Service

Dr. Hsu's research interest lies in medical education, specifically in curriculum development and competency assessment. Her work in education spans undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education and faculty professional development. Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497

Physicians

Medicine is complex. I try to treat it as a science while recognizing that there is a lot of art to it. I make use of the medical tools we have, while recognizing their limitations. Like everything in medicine, these tools have both benefits, but also risks, and I try to use the best knowledge we... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Allen currently serves as the Medical Director for Texas Children's Hospital the Woodlands Emergency Center, which is a 20 bed free standing community children’s hospital.   He has previously served as the Medical Director for the Emergency Center at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus from... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Currently I am a full time faculty physician in the pediatric emergency department at Texas Children's Hospital. My time is primarily spent in clinical practice and split between the three TCH hospital sites. I also hold a position as the director of Medical Student Education for our department... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
I am interested in clinical and translational pain and sedation research in emergency pediatric healthcare. My most recent publications involve the dissemination of safe, patient-centered, efficient pain and sedation medications and behaviors to improve the patient-parent experience in our... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Now finished with her combined Pediatric Emergency and International Health fellowships, Dr. Crouse is involved in the development and implementation of curriculum and training programs in resource-limited international settings. Specifically she and colleague Susan Torrey, MD, have been working... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Cruz completed fellowships in pediatric emergency medicine and pediatric infectious diseases, as well as an MPH in epidemiology with a focus on global health at the University of Texas School of Public Health. She is research chief for pediatric emergency medicine (PEM), focusing on advancing... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. David de Lemos has a dedicated interest in pediatric trauma and was the emergency physician liaison to the group chargedwith bringing Level 1 trauma designation toTexas Children'sHospital. Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Doughty is Associate Fellowship Director and Director of the Pediatric Resident Rotation in the Emergency Department. Her research interests lie in developing the use of medical simulation in the ED, including in-situ simulation, procedural workshops, and outreach to pre-hospital providers. In... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Clinical Interests: Pediatric trauma and resuscitations Research Interests: Pediatric trauma and resuscitations


Phone: 832-824-6309
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Hsu's research interest lies in medical education, specifically in curriculum development and competency assessment. Her work in education spans undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education and faculty professional development. Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Katherine Leaming-Van Zandt is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at BCM and, an attending physician in the emergency centers of Texas Children's Hospital.  She also serves as the Medical Director of the TCH West Campus Emergency Center.   Dr. Leaming-Van Zandt’s academic interests include... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Lemke is researching the use of simulation-based medical education for teaching team-based resuscitation. He has developed a standardized faculty portfolio to keep track of productivity in administration, education, and research domains. Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
I am excited to return to Texas Children’s Hospital to join its dynamic and diverse work environment. I am drawn to emergency medicine because of the ever changing challenge it presents and the opportunity to have direct, meaningful encounters with patients and families. I strive to provide up to... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Suite A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Clinically, I am attracted to the fast-paced, unpredictable environment of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. Academically, I am interested in the novel use of technologies to provide alternative education to learners in graduate medical education. I have been involved in resident education since... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Lyn's research interest is in the area of child maltreatment. She is currently involved in several studies looking at both intervention and prevention measures. She is the Director of the Child Maltreatment Subsection. She educates community medical professionals, teachers, law enforcement... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Macias has had a long-time interest in quality improvement and has had a local, regional and national impact on improving healthcare infrastructures and their quality of care delivery. He is the Chief Clinical Systems Integration Officer for the Texas Children’s enterprise, leading the... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Suite A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Sarah Dennis Meskill, MD
Dr. Meskill is co-director for research education for the pediatric emergency medicine fellows. In this role, she teaches the fellows core research concepts and helps each fellow develops their own research project. Her research interests lie in the evaluation, treatment, and management of... Read more


Dr. Adekunle-Ojo's main interest is in the area of pediatric observation medicine. She is interested in the impact of observation units on patient care, and the role they play in caring for children who present to the emergency department (ED) and the hospitals that serve. One of such project "... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Patel currently is the chief of quality and safety for the section of emergency medicine and medical director for main campus, TCH.  She has completed the Advance Training Program in Health Care Delivery Improvement at Intermountain Health in Utah and received her greenbelt training in Lean... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Pereira's research interests are focused procedural sedation and analgesia (PSA) and medical emergency preparedness in the pediatric office setting. In the area of PSA, Dr. Pereira is designing a research project to determine the efficacy of Zofran in decreasing vomiting associated with... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin MC 1-1481 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Rus' interests include education and global health. She completed a combined fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine and global health and has most recently focused on developing curricula to train physicians on the emergency care of pediatric patients. She is also interested in the use of... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Clinical Interests: Emergency Medicine Research Interests: Global Health Immigrant Health Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Sampayo is associate director of the PEM fellowship and her research interests include asthma, health disparities and qualitative analysis. Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Shah has directed the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for Children State Partnership in Texas since 2009 and is a recipient of several EMS for Children grants to develop, implement, and measure outcomes after implementation of evidence-based, standardized pediatric prehospital protocols. Dr.... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
As Coordinator of the Houston Trauma Link Coalition, Dr. Shenoi is active in research and surveillance of accidental pediatric injuries in Houston and Harris County due to automobile crashes, submersions, and other causes. His activities includes the preparation of injury fact sheets and maps on... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497
Utilizing a core set of strategies, the Emergency Services department is committed to our vision of improving the health outcomes of all children in emergent and urgent care settings. Additionally, we endeavor to fulfill our mission of providing the highest quality care, experience, education,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-2277
Dr. Srinivasan’s academic interests are in the areas of pediatric prehospital care and pediatric trauma. Dr. Srinivasan has a strong interest in educating prehospital providers and is an instructor for the Pediatric Simulation Training of Emergency Prehospital Providers (PediSTEPPs) program at... Read more


Phone: 832-824-5497
Dr. Yusuf has a significant interest in observation medicine, besides working in the Rapid Treatment Assessment Unit of the Texas Children's Emergency Room. She is currently involved in three research projects. Her research interests lie mostly in observation medicine and injury prevention. She... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street A2210 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-5497