Our Team

Clinical Co-Director

Dr. Jennifer Foster is Co-Director of the Neuroblastoma Program for the Cancer Center at Texas Children’s Hospital. In 2013, she completed her fellowship training in pediatric hematolog/-oncology at Baylor College of Medicine. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics, 2010 American Board…
Phone: 832-822-4242

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Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Jennifer Foster is Co-Director of the Neuroblastoma Program for the Cancer Center at Texas Children’s Hospital. In 2013, she completed her fellowship training in pediatric hematolog/-oncology at Baylor College of Medicine. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics, 2010 American Board…
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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). Board Certifications…
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Margaret Mary Parmeter is a pediatric nurse practitioner on the solid tumor team. She is involved in the Neuroblastoma Program and the Brain Tumor Program. Her clinical interests include childhood brain tumors and childhood neuroblastoma. Board Certifications Pediatric Nursing Certification Board…
Phone: 832-822-4218

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Dr. Valeria Smith is a physician at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a specialist in pediatric hematology/oncology. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology/…
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Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani, director of clinical business operations for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is internationally recognized for his expertise in…
Phone: 832-824-7955

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Dr. Whittle completed additional training to specialize in the care of patients with solid tumors, including neuroblastoma and bone tumors.  She sees patients in the outpatient clinic and attends on the inpatient service at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Sarah Whittle is board certified by the …
Phone: 832-822-4242

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Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani, director of clinical business operations for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is internationally recognized for his expertise in…
Phone: 832-824-7955

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Surgical Oncology

Dr. Bindi Naik-Mathuria is committed to providing the finest patient-oriented care. This vision combines dedication to advanced research, exceptional education, and the development of newer, better treatments and procedures. She is Board Certified in Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, and Surgical…
Phone: 832-822-2778

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Dr. Nuchtern is a pediatric surgeon specializing in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Team at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved with taking care of patients with neuroblastoma,…
Phone: 832-822-2778

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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…
Phone: 832-822-2778

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Radiation Oncology

Dr. Arnold Delacruz Paulino is a radiation oncologist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Visit his MD Anderson faculty profile for more information and publications by Dr. Paulino.
Phone: 713-792-5933

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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…
Phone: 832-824-2250

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Cytogenetics

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…
Phone: 832-824-1288

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