Our Team

Clinic Chief

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… read more
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)

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 as… read more
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
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. 
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
Phone: 832-822-3950 (Neurosurgery) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
In my practice I strive to provide comprehensive and compassionate care to my patients and their families, provide treatment guidance based on accurate information, and collaborate with them to decide on the best treatment option that fits their needs. Clinical Interests: Medically refractory… read more
Phone: : 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Clinical Interests: Refractory Epilepsy Epilepsy Surgery Genetic Epilepsy Syndromes Intracranial EEG monitoring 
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 philosophy… read more
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
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Areas of Interest: Neurophysiology, and the medical and surgical management of epilepsy.
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
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 outcomes… read more
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
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… read more
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
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).
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 diagnosis… read more
Phone: 832-822-3554 (Neurophysiology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
It is my honor and privilege to practice medicine. I am passionate about the field of Pediatric Neurology not only due to its broad range of intriguing diagnoses, treatments, research opportunities, and emerging therapies, but even more fulfilling is the opportunity to develop longitudinal… read more
Phone: 832-822-5046 (Blue Bird Pediatric Neurology Clinic) | 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
Clinical Interests: General pediatric neurology – headache, migraines, seizures, epilepsy, tics disorder.  Evaluation for involuntary movement disorders, cerebral palsy, and neuromuscular concerns. Currently not involved in research projects. Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child… read more
Phone: 936-267-7711
My specialty is in the diagnosis and treatment of seizures and epilepsy. I enjoy educating and helping patients and their families choose the right strategies and treatments for seizure control. I believe that involving patients and families in the decision-making process is crucial for a… read more
Phone: 832-822-1750
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
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
Phone: 832-822-1750 (Neurology) | 832-822-0959 (Epilepsy Center)
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
Phone: 832-822-5046

Clinic Dietitian

Arturo A. Zaldana, RD, LD

Practice Administrator

Michael LaRose, R.EEG T, R.PSGT