Our Team

The members of our liver tumor clinical team include experts in every specialty that is involved in the diagnosis and treatment of children with benign or cancerous liver tumors.

Director

Dr. Andras Heczey is a physician-scientist and full-time faculty in the Department of Pediatrics of Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. He is a member of the multidisciplinary solid tumor team and the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT). News Articles New… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242

Co-Director

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 with taking care of patients with… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Andras Heczey is a physician-scientist and full-time faculty in the Department of Pediatrics of Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. He is a member of the multidisciplinary solid tumor team and the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT). News Articles New… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Donald Williams (Will) Parsons is the Sidney L. and Donald F. Faust Chair of Pediatric Cancer Precision Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital and Deputy Director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM). He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-… read more
Phone: 832-824-4643
Dr. Valeria Smith is a physician at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a specialist in pediatric hematology/oncology.
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani is the section chief of oncology and the director of clinical business operations for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. He is an associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is… read more
Phone: 832-824-7955

Hepatology

Dr. Daniel H. Leung is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics within the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition at Baylor College of Medicine where he serves as Director of Pediatric Hepatology and Liver Transplant Medicine and the Director of the Viral Hepatitis Program at Texas… read more
Phone: 832-822-3131

Surgery

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 with taking care of patients with… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778

Pathology

Dr. Dolores López-Terrada and the members of the Division of Genomic Medicine are dedicated to provide Molecular and Genomic Pathology, state-of-the-art diagnostic services for children and their families. The main goals of the Division are to advance patient care through technology and innovation… read more
Phone: 832-824-1288
Dr. Patel’s clinical interest is in the pediatric solid tumors and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, particularly liver. She plans to pursue her research in the field of pediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and metabolic syndrome.
Phone: 832-824-2250

Radiology

Dr. Masand is the Division Chief for Body and Cardiovascular imaging, in the department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Masand is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and has a certificate of added qualification in the field of Pediatric Radiology. He is an… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237

Liver Transplant

John Goss, MD, FACS, is professor of surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of the division of Abdominal Transplantation. He specializes in adult and pediatric liver transplantation, hepatobiliary surgery, and surgical management of liver… read more
Phone: 832-355-1400

Interventional Radiology

Dr. Kukreja is Clinical Associate Professor Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical experience is based in pediatric radiology and interventional radiology. Dr. Kukreja is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Radiology with Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237