Our Team

Clinic Physicians

I consider every patient is a unique human being with their unique physical and emotional issues. I believe in building trust-based partnership to provide accurate information about their condition or diagnosis, including options of treatment that are available in managing a particular condition... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Comprehensive care of patient’s with epilepsy and neurodevelopmental disorders. Clinical interests are focused on characterization of seizure types and epilepsy in children to optimize the therapeutic strategies. Therapies for our patients with epilepsy include pharmacological, nutritional (... Read more

Address: 1250 Moursund St. Suite 1225 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Areas of Interest: Neurophysiology, and the medical and surgical management of refractory epilepsy. Much of her clinical and research activity focuses on the medical and surgical treatment of patients with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. 

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Clinical & Research Interests: Dr. Curry’s clinical interests include minimally invasive treatment in epilepsy surgery, treatment of pediatric movement disorders and chronic pain.  His research interests include study of the mechanisms of dystonia and non-invasive detection of epilepsy... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1230.01 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3950 (Neurosurgery) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)


Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Clinical Interests: Refractory Epilepsy Epilepsy Surgery Genetic Epilepsy Syndromes Intracranial EEG monitoring 

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Epilepsy, especially in children, remains a challenging condition for the patient, family and physician. However, this is an exciting time in pediatric epilepsy, with many new treatments developed in the last decade, both medical and non-medical/ surgical and many more on the horizon. My... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Dr. Malbari completed her undergraduate and medical education at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Albany Medical College, through the accelerated Physician-Scientist Program, where she received a distinction in research.  She completed her Pediatric and Child Neurology residency training at... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Areas of Interest: Neurophysiology, and the medical and surgical management of epilepsy.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
My goal as a physician scientist in the field of pediatric epilepsy is to create novel diagnostic approaches to language localization using advanced imaging techniques, in tandem with the clinical care of patients who are undergoing evaluation for epilepsy surgery. Clinical Interests: My main... Read more


Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
My aim in choosing this important part of pediatric neurology is to help children (and their parents) deal with this difficult condition and improve the quality of life and reach their best potential. Guiding and partnering with families to steer through their journey with epilepsy selecting the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
As a pediatric epileptologist, I strive to provide comprehensive patient care. I value relationships that are built on honesty, trust, and understanding. I believe that open communication and teamwork are fundamental to patient-physician relationship and leads to the best possible clinical... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1570 (West Campus) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Dr. Quach is a child neurologist who specializes in seizures and epilepsy, particularly surgical treatments of epilepsy. He is the founding director of the Magnetic Source Imaging Laboratory at Texas Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Quach's research interests focus on basic neurophysiology, and he is... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Clinical  Interests: Epilepsy Surgery Refractory Epilepsy Landau-Kleffner Syndrome, Electrical Status Epilepticus of Sleep and Epileptic Encephalopathies Pediatric Neurocritical Care Electroencephalography and Continuous EEG Monitoring Research Interests: Epilepsy Surgery Status Epilepticus Landau... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Epilepsy is a complex condition which affects patients’ physical and mental health, as well as family dynamics. My goal is to provide an open environment for patients and families to learn more about their condition, ask questions, and discuss the best treatment including medical, dietary, and... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Areas of Interest: Neurophysiology, the medical and surgical management of refractory epilepsy, and ambulatory electroencephalography (EEG).

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
In pediatric epilepsy, seizures do not happen in isolation: beyond addressing the seizures, there are quality of life concerns and family interactions that all influence your child’s treatment plan. Seizures can be complicated, but we have incredible tools at our disposal to assist in the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3554 (Neurophysiology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Texas Children’s Hospital Neurosurgery is a national and international destination for world class, innovative, high quality, and attentive neurologic care for children. We train the future leaders in pediatric neurosurgery, and we investigate neurologic conditions for which we have unique insight... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1230.01 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3950 (Neurosurgery) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)

Advanced Practice Providers




Phone: 832-826-0201
Eleina believes that every patient has a unique relationship with their diagnosis and tailors her plan of care for each individual patient around those special features. She values patient- provider communication and advocates for an open, trusting relationship with all of her patients in order to... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Kelly Frost, MSN, APRN, CPNP


Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Every patient/family has a unique constellation of physical, psychological, cultural, and spiritual factors that influence their ability and choice to participate in health promotion and disease related activities. I strive to deliver competent, compassionate, family-centered and developmentally... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-5046
Laura Whittaker, MPAS, PA-C


Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1250 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Clinic Dietitians

Arturo A. Zaldana, RD, LD



Manager, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Lisa Rhodes, R.EEG/EP T, CLTM



Epilepsy Surgical Coordinator

Laura Cairampoma, RN



Assistant Director

Stacy Pedigo, BBA, R.EEG/EP T, CLTM



Manager, EEG

Michael LaRose, R.EEG T, R.PSGT



Social Worker

Sharon Harris, LCSW