Our Team

The multidisciplinary team consists of pediatric specialists in the areas of Neurology, Pulmonology, Cardiology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Orthopedic Surgery, Social Work, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, Neuropsychology, Psychology, and Child Life.  Pediatric Physiatry (PM&R) assesses children in clinic with the goal of maximizing functional abilities, improving quality of life, and decreasing the occurrence of common musculoskeletal complications.  Using a family and patient-centered approach, we assess children for rehabilitation services (physical, occupational, and speech therapy), orthoses, and specialized equipment to help them achieve their maximal functional capabilities and individual rehabilitation goals.   

Clinic Medical Director and Pediatric Neuromuscular Specialist

Dr. Lotze's clinical and research interests include pediatric demyelinating diseases (ADEM, Transverse myelitis, clinically isolated syndromes, and multiple sclerosis.) as well as neuromuscular disease to include muscular dystrophy, spinomuscular atrophy, hereditary neuropathies, and myasthenia…
Phone: 832-822-1750

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Cardiologist

I am a general pediatric cardiologist. I was one of the pioneers in the development of the field of pediatric echocardiography and recently received the Founder's award from the American Society of Echocardiography.I was also quite involved in the early days of interventional catheterization. My…
Phone: 832-824-3278

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Neurologist

Dr. Abid's clinical interests include general child neurology and muscular dystrophy. Her research interests are in muscular dystrophy with focus on Duchenne muscular dystrophy.  Dr. Abid is also involved in multiple clinical trials related to Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Phone: 832-822-1750

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists

I believe in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach to patients and value input from all members of the treatment team, especially the patient and family. It is my aim to help patients and families achieve their maximum functional potential and obtain their personal goals. Clinical Interests…
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 832-227-2222 (West)

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I believe that it is important first to listen and get to know my patients and their families in order to understand their concerns and goals. Then, working together as a team, we are able to develop informed, customized treatment plans to improve health and quality of life and to maximize the…
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 936-267-7777 (The Woodlands)

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Pulmonologists

Dr. Farber’s diverse clinical interests include asthma, respiratory care of children with muscular dystrophy, respiratory care of technology dependent children, the chronic care of children with complex respiratory diseases, and the treatment of tobacco dependence. Dr. Farber’s research interests…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 832-227-1111 (West) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)

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Dr. Jefferson enjoys working with the family and their support structure to find the best means to integrating the child’s therapeutic plan.  His clinical interests include general pediatric pulmonary conditions, difficult to diagnose pulmonary issues and asthma.  He also has special interest in…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-812-0280

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Neuropsychologist

Dr. Evankovich is a pediatric neuropsychologist in the multidisciplinary Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology. She evaluates children with a wide variety of neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders, ranging in age from early childhood through late adolescence. The neuropsychological…
Phone: 832-822-1750

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Nurse Coordinator

Nutritionist

Spanish Language Interpretor

Child Life Specialist