Phone: 1-800-226-2379

Our Team

Our Team

Our team works closely with other leading experts throughout Texas Children’s Hospital to optimize care of patients with bleeding and clotting disorders. These collaborative efforts include advanced interventional technologies to treat complicated cases of thrombosis and life-threatening bleeding.

Director

Dr. Donald Yee is a member of the hematology team and Director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program. Dr. Yee is a specialist in hematologic disorders, including: hematology, hematologic disorders, hemophilia,  thrombosis, and bleeding and clotting disorders. His research interests focus on... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4861

Hematology

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 Street, Suite 1580.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4849
Dr. Lisa Bomgaars is the Director of Clinical Research Operations for the Texas Children's Cancer Center, and is also the Medical Director of the Research Resources Office (RRO) and Clinical Research Center at Baylor. Dr. Bomgaars is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Program and the... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1590.01 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4268
Dr. Jenny Despotovic is Director of the Immune Hematology Program. Her clinical interests include: immunohematology, immune cytopenias, neonatal hematology, and platelet disorders. She is the editor of a new textbook, “Immune Hematology: Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Cytopenias,” to be... Read more

Address: 6401 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4302
Dr. Rosa Diaz is a physician at Texas Children's Cancer Center. She is specializing in pediatric hematology-oncology. Dr. Diaz received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School.

Address: 1102 Bates St., Ste. 1070.01 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. ZoAnn Dreyer is a Co-Director of the Long Term Survivor Program where she acts as Clinical Leader of the Long Term Survivor Clinic at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Over 1,000 childhood cancer survivors are evaluated every one to two years for delayed effects of their prior cancer therapy.... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510.16 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4209
Dr. Alex George is a physician at the Texas Children's Hematology Center and Co-Director of the Sickle Cell Program. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Address: 6701 Fannin St. Suite 1580.19 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4583 (office)
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 Suite 1025.24 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4259
Susan Kirk is a member of the Hematology Center. Clinical Interests Her primary clinical interests include immune mediated hematologic conditions, particularly immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA). She also has clinical interest in general hematologic conditions... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 630.50 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1320
Dr. Youngna Lee-Kim is Associate Director of the Education Division for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is a clinician member of the Hematology Center and the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, where she sees patients in the Hemophilia Clinic and Thrombosis Clinic. She has a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510.12 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1510
Dr. Donald Mahoney is the Director of the Texas Children's Hematology Center and has been treating patients with hematologic disorders for over 30 years. In addition, he has led the Hematology Treatment Team at Texas Children's for over 20 years. He is a well-respected expert in pediatric... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4213
Dr. Kenneth McClain is Director of the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers and a member of the leukemia and lymphoma programs. Dr. McClain and Dr. Carl Allen see 100 new patients with a variety of histiocytic diseases each year. His clinical interests include:... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510.11 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4208
Dr. Mona Shah's clinical interests include: general hematology, thalassemia, immune hematology, disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis, sickle cell anemia and other hemoglobinopathies. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology.

Address: 6701 Fannin St. Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207
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. Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths is the recipient of the Fulbright & Jaworski L. L. P. Faculty Excellence Award, 2011 in the "Teaching and Evaluation"... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1514
Dr. Phil Steuber completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Texas Children’s, followed by becoming an attending physician in the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. As the Director of the Education Division and Head of the Leukemia Team, Dr. Steuber has mentored nearly 180 pediatric... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207
Dr. Mary Nell Suell is Assistant Director of the Urgent Care Bay (UCB), where she oversees a five bed area in the Lester and Sue Smith Outpatient Clinic that is designated for the care of patients with acute illnesses. As a physician at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, she is... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St. Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1513
Dr. Amber Yates is Assistant Director of the Clinical Division where she oversees outpatient care. She is also Co-Director of the Sickle Cell 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... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4502
Dr. Donald Yee is a member of the hematology team and Director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program. Dr. Yee is a specialist in hematologic disorders, including: hematology, hematologic disorders, hemophilia,  thrombosis, and bleeding and clotting disorders. His research interests focus on... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4861



Nurses

Yolanda Burnett, RN, BSN



Nakada Green, RN, BSN



Social Work

Crystal Sallans, LMSW



Child Life

Lauren Munn, CCLS



Director

Dr. Donald Yee is a member of the hematology team and Director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program. Dr. Yee is a specialist in hematologic disorders, including: hematology, hematologic disorders, hemophilia,  thrombosis, and bleeding and clotting disorders. His research interests focus on... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4861

Hematology

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 Street, Suite 1580.27 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4849
Dr. Lisa Bomgaars is the Director of Clinical Research Operations for the Texas Children's Cancer Center, and is also the Medical Director of the Research Resources Office (RRO) and Clinical Research Center at Baylor. Dr. Bomgaars is a member of the Developmental Therapeutics Program and the... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1590.01 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4268
Dr. Jenny Despotovic is Director of the Immune Hematology Program. Her clinical interests include: immunohematology, immune cytopenias, neonatal hematology, and platelet disorders. She is the editor of a new textbook, “Immune Hematology: Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Cytopenias,” to be... Read more

Address: 6401 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4302
Dr. Rosa Diaz is a physician at Texas Children's Cancer Center. She is specializing in pediatric hematology-oncology. Dr. Diaz received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico Medical School.

Address: 1102 Bates St., Ste. 1070.01 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. ZoAnn Dreyer is a Co-Director of the Long Term Survivor Program where she acts as Clinical Leader of the Long Term Survivor Clinic at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Over 1,000 childhood cancer survivors are evaluated every one to two years for delayed effects of their prior cancer therapy.... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510.16 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4209
Dr. Alex George is a physician at the Texas Children's Hematology Center and Co-Director of the Sickle Cell Program. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Address: 6701 Fannin St. Suite 1580.19 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4583 (office)
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 Suite 1025.24 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4259
Susan Kirk is a member of the Hematology Center. Clinical Interests Her primary clinical interests include immune mediated hematologic conditions, particularly immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA). She also has clinical interest in general hematologic conditions... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 630.50 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1320
Dr. Youngna Lee-Kim is Associate Director of the Education Division for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is a clinician member of the Hematology Center and the Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, where she sees patients in the Hemophilia Clinic and Thrombosis Clinic. She has a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510.12 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1510
Dr. Donald Mahoney is the Director of the Texas Children's Hematology Center and has been treating patients with hematologic disorders for over 30 years. In addition, he has led the Hematology Treatment Team at Texas Children's for over 20 years. He is a well-respected expert in pediatric... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4213
Dr. Kenneth McClain is Director of the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers and a member of the leukemia and lymphoma programs. Dr. McClain and Dr. Carl Allen see 100 new patients with a variety of histiocytic diseases each year. His clinical interests include:... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510.11 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4208
Dr. Mona Shah's clinical interests include: general hematology, thalassemia, immune hematology, disorders of hemostasis and thrombosis, sickle cell anemia and other hemoglobinopathies. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology.

Address: 6701 Fannin St. Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207
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. Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths is the recipient of the Fulbright & Jaworski L. L. P. Faculty Excellence Award, 2011 in the "Teaching and Evaluation"... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1514
Dr. Phil Steuber completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Texas Children’s, followed by becoming an attending physician in the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. As the Director of the Education Division and Head of the Leukemia Team, Dr. Steuber has mentored nearly 180 pediatric... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207
Dr. Mary Nell Suell is Assistant Director of the Urgent Care Bay (UCB), where she oversees a five bed area in the Lester and Sue Smith Outpatient Clinic that is designated for the care of patients with acute illnesses. As a physician at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, she is... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St. Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1513
Dr. Amber Yates is Assistant Director of the Clinical Division where she oversees outpatient care. She is also Co-Director of the Sickle Cell 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... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4502
Dr. Donald Yee is a member of the hematology team and Director of the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program. Dr. Yee is a specialist in hematologic disorders, including: hematology, hematologic disorders, hemophilia,  thrombosis, and bleeding and clotting disorders. His research interests focus on... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Suite 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4861



Nurses

Yolanda Burnett, RN, BSN



Nakada Green, RN, BSN



Social Work

Crystal Sallans, LMSW



Child Life

Lauren Munn, CCLS