Our Team

Our multidisciplinary experts offer management of disorders of sexual development and respond to ethically evolving standards.

Genetic Counseling

Elise Austin, MS



Genetics

I believe in partnering with patients and families to provide quality care that meets an individual’s needs and treatment goals. Clinical Interests: Inborn errors of metabolism & Skeletal dysplasias Research Interests: Osteogenesis imperfecta, metabolomic profiling for diagnosis and management... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Ste. 1560 MC CC 1560.00 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4292

Genetic Disorders of Obesity

Stephanie Sisley is a pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in obesity. She is interested in determining new treatments for obesity and diabetes as well as improving patient care. Dr. Sisley is also a basic science researcher whose lab focuses on determining the role of the vitamin D receptor... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am a clinician and researcher in the field of Clinical Genetics. My role in the medical team is to utilize state of the art genetic testing to diagnose genetic disorders. I strive to provide accurate answers to guide clinical interventions and to increase chances of successful outcomes. Patients... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Wallace Tower, Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280

Pediatric Endocrinology



Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200 Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
My portfolio includes clinical practice in sexual development disorders, puberty, congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH), growth, and pediatric diabetes. Additionally, I established one of the first gender medicine multidisciplinary teams to care for children born with disorders of sexual... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670
Stephanie Sisley is a pediatric endocrinologist who specializes in obesity. She is interested in determining new treatments for obesity and diabetes as well as improving patient care. Dr. Sisley is also a basic science researcher whose lab focuses on determining the role of the vitamin D receptor... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3670

Pediatric Gynecology

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Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-2778

Pediatric Psychology

Dr. Axelrad's research and clinical interests primarily center on treatment of disruptive behaviors in preschoolers. She coordinates a research study examining the short- and long-term effectiveness of a brief parenting intervention on reducing problem behaviors across settings. Dr. Axelrad also... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1630 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3700

Pediatric Urology

I have had the good fortune to train in one of the best pediatric institutions in the world, giving me what I believe to be all of the necessary tools and expertise to provide the highest level of care for my patients. As a parent, my approach to pediatric care possesses an extra depth, a true... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor, Wallace Tower Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 3rd Floor, Suite 340 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land 15400 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-2778 (Main) | 832-227-2220 (West) | 281-491-3636 (Sugar Land)
I believe that our care should strive to be a patient and family centered care that delivers the highest quality and cutting edge of urologic treatments. Clinical Interests: Genitourinary reconstruction including hypospadias, neurogenic bladder, disorders of sexual development, exstrophy,... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor, Wallace Tower Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children’s Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, 3rd Floor, Suite 340 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Clear Lake 940 Clear Lake City Blvd, Suite 200 Webster, TX 77598 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-2778 (Main) | 832-227-2220 (West) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
After completing the Pediatric Surgical Physician Assistant Fellowship here at Texas Children’s Hospital, I joined the Department of Pediatric Urology. I work closely with an excellent group of surgeons and other advance practice providers to provide comprehensive, evidence based, and patient... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor, Wallace Tower Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3160