Our Team

Our team of board-certified pediatric physicians and surgeons is specially trained to work with the specific needs of children in a family-friendly environment.

Chief of Service

Dr. Kimberly Yen is board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  She is an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and has received the Heed Ophthalmic Fellow Award, the Fulbright and Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation, a Knight Templar…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands)

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Surgeons

As a parent, I understand how difficult it can be to take your child to the doctor.  My goal is to provide you with the best information possible so that we can plan together what the most appropriate treatment is for your child. Clinical Interests: Diseases of the eyelids:  ptosis, tumors,…
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Dr. Bhatt's research interests are in the area of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). He is especially interested in the role of VEGF-inhibitors in the treatment of severe ROP. He serves as head of the Texas Children's Hospital and Ben Taub General Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ROP screening…
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To provide safe and effective treatment while educating my patients and their families about their disease. To teach the next generation of ophthalmologists how to treat their patients not just their diseases. To participate in studies and critically evaluate new clinical methods and information…
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Dr. Cantor completed his undergraduate degree in classical guitar performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. While studying music, he completed his requirements for application to medical school and graduated from the Indiana University School of Music. He completed his…

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Dr. Chilakapati graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors from Brown University. She earned her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Chilakapati completed her ophthalmology residency at Rush University…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

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Dr. Coats is Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at the Cullen Eye Institute and Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Ophthalmology at Texas Children’s Hospital.  His medical degree was received from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 1987, followed by internship in South Carolina…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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Dr. Herce completed her undergraduate degree with High Honors at the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honors society. She went on to complete an internship in…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

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Dr. Hussein currently serves as an Associate Professor in Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. He has presented papers at many ophthalmology meetings and published numerous journal articles. A native of Radford, Va., he obtained his medical degree and…
Phone: 832-822-3234 (Main) | 832-227-1600 (West)

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Dr. Paysse's research interests are in the areas of refractive surgery for certain forms of amblyopia and retinopathy of prematurity. She is Principal Investigator and/or contributing investigator on numerous NIH-funded projects, including the Amblyopia Treatment Studies, Early Treatment for…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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As a board-certified, fellowship-trained, Ivy League-educated ophthalmologist, Dr. Ram has dedicated her career to helping children and adults improve their quality of life by improving their vision. Her rigorous training has allowed her to offer both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for…
Phone: 737-220-8200

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Dr. Stout specializes in retina/macular and retinal vascular diseases. His current research projects include human gene and stem cell therapy for proliferative and inherited ocular disease, retinal disease genotype-phenotype correlation and intraocular angiogenesis. In 2008, Dr. Stout was named…
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Irene Tung, MD, is a native Houstonian and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rice University as a Rice Baylor Scholar. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed an internship in pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital and an ophthalmology residency at The Ohio…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-267-7400 (The Woodlands)

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Dr. Kimberly Yen is board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  She is an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and has received the Heed Ophthalmic Fellow Award, the Fulbright and Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation, a Knight Templar…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands)

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Optometrists

Mary K. Kelinske, OD, is an Optometrist in the department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Kelinske earned her Doctor of Optometry from University of Houston College of Optometry. Her extensive training includes a residency in neuro optometric Rehabilitation at University of…
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Dr. Kelsie Morrison is a native Houstonian and is a pediatric optometrist in the Department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Morrison received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the University Of…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 832-822-1600 (West) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair) | 936-267-7400 (The Woodlands)

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Dr. Roach grew up in the Houston area before attending Texas A&M University. She then moved to Memphis, TN to earn her Doctorate of Optometry degree from Southern College of Optometry. Following graduation from optometry school, Dr. Roach worked in a private optometry practice where she founded…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-267-7400 (The Woodlands)

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