Phone: 1-800-226-2379

Our Team

Our Team

Clinical Director

Dr. Jackie Powers is an expert in the management of iron deficiency anemia. She was the principal investigator for the BESTIRON clinical trial, which compared the efficacy of two commonly prescribed oral iron medications for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia — ferrous sulfate and NovaFerrum... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580.17 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-7330

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Gladstone Airewele is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and is the Director of the Global Hematology Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Houston, Texas. He specializes in pediatric sickle cell disease. His clinical... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4849
Dr. Jenny Despotovic is director of the Hematology Center and director of the Immune Hematology Program. Her clinical interests include: immunohematology, immune cytopenias, neonatal hematology, and platelet disorders. She is the editor of the textbook, “Immune Hematology: Diagnosis and Management... Read more

Address: 6401 Fannin St., Ste. 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4302
Dr. Titilope Fasipe's goals are shaped by her desire to help children facing the hardships of a blood disorder. She is intrigued by the clinical challenges of non-malignant hematologic diseases, where in particular, patients with sickle cell disease continue to have significant co-morbid... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 15210.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4362
Dr. Amanda Grimes is a specialist in pediatric hematology-oncology. Her clinical interests include hematology and global health. She was the Chief Fellow for the Cancer and Hematology Centers at Texas Children's Hospital from 2015-2016. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4217
Dr. Richard Hurwitz is a Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. Dr. Richard Hurwitz studies the potential use of gene therapy for the treatment of ocular diseases. He has shown that a novel treatment for retinoblastoma using suicide gene therapy is safe and possibly effective in children. To... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1025.24 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4259
Susan Kirk has been treating children with blood disorders for over 10 years. She is a member of the immune hematology, general hematology, and hematosis and thrombosis teams. Susan treats children with many conditions including anemias, low blood counts and bleeding and clotting disorders. She is... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1320
Heather Soni is a pediatric nurse practitioner for the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Program at Texas Children’s Hematology Center. She specializes in the management of anticoagulation disorders. She is board certified by the Texas Board of Nursing and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1541
Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths is a member of the hematology team, Hemostasis and Thrombosis team and the co-Director of the Young Women's Bleeding Disorder Clinic. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Council for the Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders and Chair for the Education/... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1514
Dr. Venee Tubman is a pediatric hematologist specializing in sickle cell disease. She is deeply committed to providing optimal care for children with sickle cell disease around the globe. Her interests include: clinical outcomes for children with sickle cell disease and understanding infections... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1030 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4287
Precious Uwaezuoke provides care as part of the general hematology team and sickle cell team. Board Certifications Family Nurse Practitioner

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1400 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1865
Dr. Amber Yates is Associate Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program and a member of the Hematology Center.  Her primary clinical interest is in the care of children with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobin disorders. She is particularly interested in the role of... Read more

Address: Clinic: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Office: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1400 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4502

Nurses

Annis Felicien, RN



Patricia Gardner, RN



Our Team

Clinical Director

Dr. Jackie Powers is an expert in the management of iron deficiency anemia. She was the principal investigator for the BESTIRON clinical trial, which compared the efficacy of two commonly prescribed oral iron medications for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia — ferrous sulfate and NovaFerrum... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580.17 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-7330

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Gladstone Airewele is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and is the Director of the Global Hematology Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, Houston, Texas. He specializes in pediatric sickle cell disease. His clinical... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4849
Dr. Jenny Despotovic is director of the Hematology Center and director of the Immune Hematology Program. Her clinical interests include: immunohematology, immune cytopenias, neonatal hematology, and platelet disorders. She is the editor of the textbook, “Immune Hematology: Diagnosis and Management... Read more

Address: 6401 Fannin St., Ste. 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4302
Dr. Titilope Fasipe's goals are shaped by her desire to help children facing the hardships of a blood disorder. She is intrigued by the clinical challenges of non-malignant hematologic diseases, where in particular, patients with sickle cell disease continue to have significant co-morbid... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 15210.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4362
Dr. Amanda Grimes is a specialist in pediatric hematology-oncology. Her clinical interests include hematology and global health. She was the Chief Fellow for the Cancer and Hematology Centers at Texas Children's Hospital from 2015-2016. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4217
Dr. Richard Hurwitz is a Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. Dr. Richard Hurwitz studies the potential use of gene therapy for the treatment of ocular diseases. He has shown that a novel treatment for retinoblastoma using suicide gene therapy is safe and possibly effective in children. To... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1025.24 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4259
Susan Kirk has been treating children with blood disorders for over 10 years. She is a member of the immune hematology, general hematology, and hematosis and thrombosis teams. Susan treats children with many conditions including anemias, low blood counts and bleeding and clotting disorders. She is... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1320
Heather Soni is a pediatric nurse practitioner for the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Program at Texas Children’s Hematology Center. She specializes in the management of anticoagulation disorders. She is board certified by the Texas Board of Nursing and the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1541
Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths is a member of the hematology team, Hemostasis and Thrombosis team and the co-Director of the Young Women's Bleeding Disorder Clinic. She is a member of the Medical Advisory Council for the Foundation for Women and Girls with Blood Disorders and Chair for the Education/... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1514
Dr. Venee Tubman is a pediatric hematologist specializing in sickle cell disease. She is deeply committed to providing optimal care for children with sickle cell disease around the globe. Her interests include: clinical outcomes for children with sickle cell disease and understanding infections... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1570 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Suite 1030 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4287
Precious Uwaezuoke provides care as part of the general hematology team and sickle cell team. Board Certifications Family Nurse Practitioner

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1400 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1865
Dr. Amber Yates is Associate Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program and a member of the Hematology Center.  Her primary clinical interest is in the care of children with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobin disorders. She is particularly interested in the role of... Read more

Address: Clinic: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Office: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1400 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4502

Nurses

Annis Felicien, RN



Patricia Gardner, RN