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. John 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 St., Ste. AB1195 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-2250
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.

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

Rheumatology

Dr. Vogel is a native of Southern California, where she played college basketball at Claremont McKenna College.  During her graduate studies in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Chicago she worked on the development of CD8 T cell memory.  She subsequently completed a... 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

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: 670 Fannin St., Ste 1400 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

Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Adam Vogel was born and raised in Hauppauge, New York. As a child and teenager he had frequent visits to his family pediatrician which, combined with an interested in biologic sciences evolved into a desire to pursue a career in medicine and to help sick children. His passion for problem... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 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