Phone: 1-800-226-2379

Our Team

Our Team

All patients are managed by a multidisciplinary musculoskeletal team that includes: pediatric oncologists, surgeons, pathologists, radiation oncologists, interventional radiologists, physical and occupational therapists, nurses, social workers, child life and more, all involved to provide the best care tailored to the patient and his or her family.

Director

Dr. Jason Yustein is Director of the Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center and a member of the Bone Tumors Program. His clinical interests are focused on pediatric sarcomas, such as Ewing sarcoma. Dr. Yustein is one of the experts participating in the New Agents for Ewing Sarcoma Task Force formed... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Suite 1025.07 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4601

Oncology

Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Allen-Rhoades obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where she also completed her pediatric residency... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1025 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4207
Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program and Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. He oversees all clinical and clinical research activities involving children with brain tumors and solid tumors at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. His specific... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4266
Stephanie Gruner is a pediatric nurse practitioner for the Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital. She received both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, which is located near... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4869
Dr. Jodi Muscal is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Program/ Phase I Team and Solid Tumor Team. Her clinical interests include solid tumors and new drug development.

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1230.1 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: Clinic: 832-822-4242
Dr. Nino Rainusso, is an assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Rainusso obtained his... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Seema Rao is a nocturnist for the inpatient unit of the Cancer and Hematology Centers.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani, director of the Solid Tumor Programs at Texas Children's Cancer Center and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is internationally recognized for his expertise in the care of children... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510.23 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4582
Dr. Lisa Wang is Director of the Bone Tumor Program and the Clinical Leader of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Clinic at Texas Children's Cancer Center. Dr. Wang has a special interest in sarcomas, particularly bone sarcomas such as osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. Dr. Wang is Director of the Bone... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4822
Dr. Whittle completed additional training to specialize in the care of patients with solid tumors, including neuroblastoma and bone tumors.  She sees patients in the outpatient clinic and attends on the inpatient service at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Sarah Whittle is board certified by the ... Read more


Phone: 832-822-4242


Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Montgomery, an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery and musculoskeletal oncology.  Her main areas of interest include: sarcoma, limb salvage, joint reconstruction, benign bone tumors,... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor 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: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. Nuchtern is a pediatric surgeon specializing in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Team at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved with taking care of patients with neuroblastoma,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135
Dr. Vasudevan is a pediatric surgeon who specializes in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Program at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: TCH Pearland Obstetrics & Gynecology 9003 Broadway Street Pearland, TX 77584 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Arnold Delacruz Paulino is a radiation oncologist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Visit his MD Anderson faculty profile for more information and publications by Dr. Paulino.

Address: 6565 Fannin DB 1-077 Houston, TX 77008 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 713-792-5933

Surgery

Rex A.W. Marco, MD


Address: 6700 W. Loop South Ste. 110 Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Social Work

Arlene Brown, LCSW



Child Life




Physical Therapy

Danielle Cousins



Patient Coordinator




Videos

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    Ribbon Cutting for Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center at Texas Children's Cancer Center
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    Q&A: What is Ewing sarcoma?

Director

Dr. Jason Yustein is Director of the Faris D. Virani Ewing Sarcoma Center and a member of the Bone Tumors Program. His clinical interests are focused on pediatric sarcomas, such as Ewing sarcoma. Dr. Yustein is one of the experts participating in the New Agents for Ewing Sarcoma Task Force formed... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Suite 1025.07 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4601

Oncology

Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Allen-Rhoades obtained her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. where she also completed her pediatric residency... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street, Suite 1025 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4207
Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program and Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. He oversees all clinical and clinical research activities involving children with brain tumors and solid tumors at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. His specific... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4266
Stephanie Gruner is a pediatric nurse practitioner for the Inpatient Hematology/Oncology Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital. She received both her Bachelors of Science in Nursing and her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, which is located near... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4869
Dr. Jodi Muscal is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Program/ Phase I Team and Solid Tumor Team. Her clinical interests include solid tumors and new drug development.

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1230.1 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: Clinic: 832-822-4242
Dr. Nino Rainusso, is an assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Rainusso obtained his... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510.15 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Seema Rao is a nocturnist for the inpatient unit of the Cancer and Hematology Centers.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani, director of the Solid Tumor Programs at Texas Children's Cancer Center and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is internationally recognized for his expertise in the care of children... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510.23 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4582
Dr. Lisa Wang is Director of the Bone Tumor Program and the Clinical Leader of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Clinic at Texas Children's Cancer Center. Dr. Wang has a special interest in sarcomas, particularly bone sarcomas such as osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma. Dr. Wang is Director of the Bone... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave. Suite 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4822
Dr. Whittle completed additional training to specialize in the care of patients with solid tumors, including neuroblastoma and bone tumors.  She sees patients in the outpatient clinic and attends on the inpatient service at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Sarah Whittle is board certified by the ... Read more


Phone: 832-822-4242


Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Montgomery, an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery and musculoskeletal oncology.  Her main areas of interest include: sarcoma, limb salvage, joint reconstruction, benign bone tumors,... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor 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: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. Nuchtern is a pediatric surgeon specializing in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Team at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved with taking care of patients with neuroblastoma,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135
Dr. Vasudevan is a pediatric surgeon who specializes in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Program at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: TCH Pearland Obstetrics & Gynecology 9003 Broadway Street Pearland, TX 77584 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Arnold Delacruz Paulino is a radiation oncologist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Visit his MD Anderson faculty profile for more information and publications by Dr. Paulino.

Address: 6565 Fannin DB 1-077 Houston, TX 77008 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 713-792-5933

Surgery

Rex A.W. Marco, MD


Address: 6700 W. Loop South Ste. 110 Bellaire, TX 77401 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

Social Work

Arlene Brown, LCSW



Child Life




Physical Therapy

Danielle Cousins



Patient Coordinator