Our Team

Clinic Chief

I am primarily dedicated to clinical activities in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. In the area of clinical genetics, I am involved in the diagnosis and management of patients with birth defects and a variety of genetic disorders and participate in the Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic. I... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Wallace Tower, Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4292

Clinic Physicians

I am primarily dedicated to clinical activities in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics. In the area of clinical genetics, I am involved in the diagnosis and management of patients with birth defects and a variety of genetic disorders and participate in the Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic. I... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Wallace Tower, Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4292
I am a clinical and a clinical molecular geneticist who sees both pediatric and adult patients. As a geneticist my clinical interests include care of individuals with developmental delay, intellectual disability, seizure, cardiovascular diseases, connective tissue disorders, hereditary cancers and... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Wallace Tower, Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
My clinical practice involves the diagnosis, counseling and management of individuals with rare genetic disorders. I have a passion for the evaluation of complex phenotypes and multi-system disease. I perform inpatient and outpatient medical genetics consultations for Texas Children’s Hospital.... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
As a pediatrician and clinical geneticist, my primary clinical interest is in the diagnosis and management of a wide range of genetic disorders. I have a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of inborn errors of metabolism and skeletal dysplasias including osteogenesis imperfecta. My... Read more


Phone: 832-822-4280
My research interests are directed towards translational medicine, specifically the application of molecular genetics to the diagnosis and treatment of genetic diseases. Recently, my efforts have been focused on laboratory and clinical aspects of genetic testing and clinical research in lysosomal... Read more

Address: One Baylor Plaza NAB 2015 Dept.of Genetics Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
Clinical Interests - Genetic Disorders and Metabolic Disorders. Research Interests - Mitochondrial function: Mitochondria are now recognized to play a variety of important physiologic roles in various processes beyond ATP synthesis, including programmed cell death (apoptosis), retrograde signaling... Read more

Address: One Baylor Plaza S821 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4292
My goal is to be a provider of thoughtful and empathetic care for children with genetic and genomic disorders through careful and thorough evaluation. My specific areas of clinical interest include disorders resulting from disruption of DNA methylation, including overgrowth syndromes. My research... Read more


Phone: 832-822-4280
Clinical Interests: CHARGE syndrome, clinical use of array-comparative genomic hybridization studies in birth defects including cardiovascular malformations Research Interests: I?m interested in the application of molecular cytogenetic diagnostic tools such as array-comparative genomic... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin MC CC 1560.00 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
Clinical Interests - Skeletal Dysplasias, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Urea Cycle Disorders. Research Interests - Genetic pathways that specify development and homeostasis: Translational studies of skeletal development and urea cycle disorders, and therapy for metabolic diseases The overall... Read more

Address: One Baylor Plaza BCM R814 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
I have been at Texas Children's Hospital since 1994, when I started my fellowship training in Clinical Genetics. I transitioned to a faculty position here in 1996, and have been caring for patients and families with genetic disorders ever since . My primary role involves the diagnosis, counseling... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Ste. 1560 MC CC 1560.00 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
I strive to provide high-quality, compassionate, patient-oriented care to the whole individual with a wide variety of genetic conditions, with the goal of not only understanding the impact of the genetic disorder on the individual and their families, but to optimize function so they may reach... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
Research Interests - In our laboratory we are working to identify and characterize the genes that cause common birth defects. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) affects about one in every 2,500 newborns. In most children with CDH, an abnormal opening in the diaphragm allows abdominal organs,... Read more

Address: One Baylor Plaza ABBR R813 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
Clinical Interests: Mitochondrial cytopathies, other inborn errors of metabolism Research Interests: I have been involved in clinical research studies that are evaluating nitric oxide flux and production in children with MELAS syndrome. This mitochondrial syndrome is associated with metabolic... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin MC CC 1560.00 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4292
Clinical Interests - Aicardi syndrome, Focal Dermal Hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome), skeletal dysplasias (Osteogenesis Imperfecta), and inborn errors of metabolism. Research Interests - I am a clinical geneticist with special interests in Aicardi syndrome, Focal Dermal Hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome),... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Ste. 1560 MC CC 1560.00 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4292
I am dedicated to children with special needs, in particular those with neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder. Children get referred to me to investigate the possible genetic causes underlying these conditions. We... Read more

Address: 1250 Morsund St. Suite 1350 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280 Appointments | 832-824-8787 Office
The care of children, particularly those with genetic disorders, is a very important privilege that requires training, dedication and a team approach. I feel, as many who trained under him that the late Ralph Feigin gave us a roadmap for what we do at Baylor and Texas Children's in navigating the... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin CCC1610 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280

Genetic Counselor Coordinator



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

Metabolic Clinic Coordinator

Suzy Boyer, RD, LD



Practice Administrator



Address: 6701 Fannin Street CCC1550.05 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4265

Genetic Counselors

Rachel Franciskovich is a board certified genetic counselor in the department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She is involved in the care of individuals and families in the general genetics outpatient clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, primarily in The Woodlands... Read more

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


Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4280
Andi Lewis is a board certified genetic counselor in the department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She cares for patients in the general genetics and Neurofibromatosis outpatient clinics at Texas Children's Hospital. Some of her primary duties include clinical... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1723


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


Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1560 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4280
Haley Streff is a certified genetic counselor in the department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She cares for patients in the general genetics outpatient clinic at Texas Children's Hospital and also provides genetic counseling services for the plastic and... Read more

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