Our Team

Program Director

Dr. Silva-Carmona received his medical degree from Universidad de Monterrey.  He is trained and certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Pulmonology. He works in the intensive care unit as a pediatric intensivist and a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300

Radiology

Dr. Guillerman is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Radiology. His clinical and research interests include pediatric chest, musculoskeletal, and tumor imaging, radiation risk assessment and dose... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 470 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-7237

Pathology

Dr. Hicks has several areas of interest and collaborates with several NIH-funded Principal Investigators. Currently, he is collaborating on an NIH Director's Challenge grant on the molecular basis of osteosarcoma, NIH-K08, and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation grants on the molecular basis of... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Suite AB1195 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-2250

Rheumatology

I am a pediatric rheumatologist with a Master's of Science Degree in Clinical Research whose activities include patient care, fellowship education, and clinical research. My research interests include neurologic manifestation of systemic autoimmune disorders (primarily SLE, APS, vasculitis, and... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319
As clinic chief of the Pediatric Rheumatology Center of Texas Children's Hospital, Dr. de Guzman has worked to redefine the elements of maintaining excellent, relevant and up-to-date care of children and adolescents with arthritis, lupus and lupus spectrum diseases, systemic vasculitis,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319

Immunology

Dr. Lisa Forbes is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Section of Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.  She is also the Medical Director for the Texas Children’s Center for Human Immunobiology.  Dr. Forbes specializes in treating... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319
Dr. Rider enjoys working with children of all ages and has a particular focus of expertise in the genetics, management and development of novel therapeutics for patients with complex immunological diseases. He has experience working in the non-profit/underserved medical communities of South/... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1319

Bone Marrow Transplant Specialist

Dr. Caridad Martinez is a member of the Cell and Gene Therapy Program's translational clinical research and the pediatric bone marrow transplant clinical team, which is part of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program. Her clinical interests include bone marrow transplantation (BMT), umbilical cord... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4692

Hematologist and Vascular Anomalies

Dr. Ionela Iacobas is the medical director of the Vascular Anomalies Center and Co-Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Vascular Anomalies Program at Texas Children's Hospital. Her main interest is to offer children and young adults with vascular anomalies state-of-the-art medical... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Street Suite 1025.06 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-4819

Interventional Radiologist




Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Olutoye is Co-Director of the Texas Children's Fetal Center and fetal surgery team member, as well as a general pediatric surgeon. Dr. Olutoye received his medical degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, Nigeria, in 1988 and his PhD in anatomy from Virginia Commonwealth University... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3135

Pulmonology

Dr. Silva-Carmona received his medical degree from Universidad de Monterrey.  He is trained and certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in General Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Pediatric Pulmonology. He works in the intensive care unit as a pediatric intensivist and a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Spielberg’s clinical focuses are in the Aerodigestive program with a particular interest in complex airway problems, and in the Rare and Interstitial Lung Disease program.  He is also a member of the Pediatric Lung Transplant Team.   His research interests include lung imaging (using both CT... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 9th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3300