Our Team

Chief of Service

Dr. John Dormans is perhaps best known for his pioneering work in the area of limb-sparing surgery for bone cancer, but he is also widely recognized for his work in treating pediatric spinal deformities, specifically scoliosis, and promoting safety in such surgeries. Dr. Dormans served as the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100

Orthopedic Surgeons

Bryce Bell, MD specializes in treating disorders of the upper extremity. He believes in engaging both patients and their families to develop a comprehensive plan of care that takes into consideration the overall health, development, and well-being of the child.  Critical to this mission is the... Read more

Address: TCH - West Campus 18200 W. Katy Freeway - 5th Floor Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps , Address: Bellaire Health Center 6330 West Loop South Houston, TX 77401 See map: Google Maps , Address: TCH - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street - 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire) | 832-822-3100 (Main)
Benny Dahl is an orthopaedic surgeon who has 20 years’ experience in spine surgery. In 2007 he was appointed the first full clinical professor in spine surgery at the University of Copenhagen and since 2010 he has contributed to the establishment of the first combined spine unit in Denmark with... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care - Bellaire 6330 West Loop South Bellaire, TX 77401 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Howard R. Epps, MD, is renowned as a leader in the field of pediatric orthopedics, distinguishing himself in a variety of research, clinical and academic roles. His clinical interests include limb deformity and reconstruction, fractures, clubfoot, musculoskeletal infections and cerebral palsy,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
Dr. Gerow specializes in pediatric orthopedics and spine surgery with emphasis on surgery to correct spine deformity. He treats a wide range of pediatric spinal deformities including scoliosis. Dr. Gerow earned his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic residency at Baylor College of... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main)
Aharon Z. Gladstein MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with a sub-specialty interest in sports injuries. He specializes in the use of arthroscopy in the management of a wide spectrum of pathologies. His goal is to help children and teenagers recover from injuries and return to activities by... Read more

Address: TCH - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps , Address: TCH - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main)


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main)
Dorothy Harris, MD is Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Baylor College of Medicine specializing in pediatric orthopedics. Her major areas of interest include orthopedic trauma/fractures, cerebral palsy, and limb deformities. After graduating magna cum laude from Furman University in Greenville... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
Dr. Heydemann began his education in Houston as a student at Rice University and subsequently pursued post-graduate studies at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston earning his medical degree.  He continued his Orthopaedic residency training at UT-Houston working at the Memorial... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
During her pediatric orthopedic training, Dr. Jaclyn Hill developed an interest in the treatment of lower extremity differences, leg length discrepancy, and complex deformities. She has enhanced her knowledge on this topic by attending several advanced educational courses. In conjunction with her... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
Dr. Kushare is a dual fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. After completing medical school and orthopedic residency, Dr. Kushare pursued his research... Read more

Address: TCH - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 4th Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 936-267-7200
Megan M. May, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and specializes in sports medicine and pediatric orthopedic surgery. Dr. May earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky. She completed her orthopedic surgery residency... Read more

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps , Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main)
Scott D. McKay MD specializes in injuries to the pediatric/adolescent athlete.  He believes in shared decision making with his patients and their families when developing a customized treatment plan for their particular condition.  In addition to arthroscopy, his other interests include clubfoot,... Read more

Address: TCH - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps , Address: TCH - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street - 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Pederson received his medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and his Plastic Surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3180
Dr. Montgomery, an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery and musculoskeletal oncology.  Her main areas of interest include: sarcoma, limb salvage, joint reconstruction, benign bone tumors,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
William A. Phillips, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopedics. He has special interest in complex spinal disorders such as scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis, as well as disorders for the cervical spine such as Klippel-Feil syndrome,... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps , Address: Clear Lake Health Center 940 Clear Lake City Boulevard Webster, TX 77598 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
I specialize in pediatric orthopaedic surgery with a focus on pediatric and adolescent hip pathology, trauma, and lower extremity deformity.   I received a Bachelor of Science degree from California Lutheran University and earned my Doctorate of Medicine at University of Nevada School of Medicine... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 4th Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 See map: Google Maps , Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands) | 832-822-3100 (Main Campus)
Dr. Shenava specializes in pediatric orthopedics. Her areas of interest include clubfoot, lower extremity deformities, skeletal dysplasia and fracture care. Dr. Shenava earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas where she also completed her orthopaedic surgery residency. Following her... Read more

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps , Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main)
Scott B. Rosenfeld, MD, associate professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, specializes in pediatric orthopedics, hip disorders, scoliosis and sports medicine. His major area of interest and expertise is in childhood, adolescent and young adult hip disorders... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps , Address: Texas Hospital Specialty Care - Upper Kirby 3023 Kirby Drive, Suite 201 Houston, TX 77098 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-533-9016 (Kirby)
Dr. Schroeder is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and specialized in pediatric orthopaedic surgery. Her major areas of interest are fractures, cerebral palsy, hip dysplasia and limb deformities. After receiving a bachelor’s degree from... Read more

Address: TCH - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps , Address: Cy-Fair 11777 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 See map: Google Maps , Address: Clearlake 490 Clear Lake City Blvd., Suite 200 Webster, TX 77589 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (Cy-Fair) | 281-282-1900 (Clearlake)
Dr. Jeffrey Shilt has held multiple leadership roles in both academic and community based practices. He previously served as the residency program director for the Wake Forest University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. While at Wake Forest, he participated in pioneering work in the... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, Outpatient Building First Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 See map: Google Maps , Address: Kingwood Specialty Center 19298 W. Lake Houston Parkway, Suite 110 Humble, TX 77346 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

Advanced Practice Provider Manager




Advanced Practice Providers - Main Campus

Kolby Buckner, MPAS, PA-C is a physician assistant in the department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital.  He helps support a demanding service by evaluating and treating children in outpatient clinics, and assisting in the operating room. Kolby also takes Emergency Room... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
When it comes to practicing medicine, my two favorite areas are kids and orthopedics, so it’s a no brainer that my passion lies within pediatric orthopedics. I believe kids deserve world class care whether the care is for a simple ankle sprain or complex spine surgery. I spend most of my time in... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps , Address: Clear Lake Health Center 940 Clear Lake City Boulevard Webster, TX 77598 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
Tanisha K. George Daugherty, MMS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She helps support the volume of a demanding service, including seeing patients in the outpatient clinic and emergency room, inpatient rounding and management of... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street, Suite 660 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
Morgan McCarver, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She helps support the needs of a high volume service. Morgan is primarily involved with the care of scoliosis and spine patients throughout every aspect of their care. You may... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100
Lisa Stringer, MS, PA-C is a physician assistant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.  She is involved with the care of scoliosis and spine patients during all aspects of their treatment, from initial and follow up clinic visits, to... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 660 Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100


Address: 6701 Fannin Street 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-822-3100

Advanced Practice Providers - West Campus



Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA 500 Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-22-SPORT (832-227-7678)
Fracture Care  Sports Medicine (Knee:  Ligament, Meniscus, and Cartilage  Injury; Shoulder:  Rotator Cuff and Labrum Injury)  Arthroscopic Surgery:  Knee and Shoulder

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway WA 500 Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-22-SPORT (832-227-7678)
Kourtney Holbrook, MPAS, PA-C
Kourtney Holbrook, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She focuses her care on sports medicine as well as the management of acute fractures and gait disturbances. She found her interest in sports medicine in college, where she... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps
It is my privilege and honor to be able to provide medical care for fellow human being, especially for a child.  My background is a little unique compared to other medical providers having been a hospital chaplain prior to being a physician assistant.  My philosophy of care can simply be... Read more

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway Katy, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-227-1620
Clinical Interests: Fractures Sports Medicine injuries Abnormal gait Scoliosis

Address: 18200 Katy Freeway WA 500 Houston, TX 77094 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 832-22-SPORT (832-227-7678)

Advanced Practice Practitioners - The Woodlands & Kingwood

My mission is to ensure I provide competent, empathetic, and compassionate care to the best of my ability to all my patients.  As a physician assistant I feel my profession was developed to improve the ever expanding health care system and throughout my years of practicing I have done just that.... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 1st Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 See map: Google Maps , Address: Kingwood Specialty Care 19298 W. Lake Houston Pkwy, Ste 110 Humble, TX 77346 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands)



It is an honor and privilege of mine to work with such a wonderful team of healthcare professionals committed to providing excellent pediatric care in Orthopedics.  My personal philosophy is centered around providing compassionate patient centered care with excellence and positivity at every visit... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 1st Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 See map: Google Maps , Address: Kingwood Specialty Care 19298 W. Lake Houston Pkwy, Ste 110 Humble, TX 77346 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands) |281-812-0280 (Kingwood)
Nicole Wunderlich, MS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital at the Woodlands Campus.  She primarily focuses on pediatric fracture management and sports medicine injuries.  She has a strong background and passion for orthopedics, having... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South, 1st Floor The Woodlands, TX 77384 See map: Google Maps , Address: Kingwood Specialty Center 19298 W. Lake Houston Pkwy, Suite 110 Humble, TX 77346 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

Orthopedic Surgeons Adult Care/Transition to Adult Care

My team and I provide highly individualized, innovative, patient-centered care with a strong focus on quality and patient safety. As a result, we are able to achieve predictable and effective outcomes following treatment of even the most complex problems impacting our patient's hands, wrists,... Read more

Address: 7200 Cambridge Street, Suite 10A Houston, TX 77030 See map: Google Maps
Phone: 713-986-6016