Our Team

Chief, Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Sundeep Keswani is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery and holds the Clayton Endowed Chair in Surgical Research at Texas Children’s Hospital. He leads the division of Pediatric Surgery which performs near 7000 operative cases and  15,000 clinic visits annually. His clinical areas of… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778

Clinic Surgeons

Dr. Cheng is a board-eligible pediatric surgeon who provides care in all aspects of pediatric surgery. Her interest in pediatric surgery began when she had heart surgery as a child. She now strives to provide compassionate and complete care for all of her patients. She completed her general surgery… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Sundeep Keswani is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery and holds the Clayton Endowed Chair in Surgical Research at Texas Children’s Hospital. He leads the division of Pediatric Surgery which performs near 7000 operative cases and  15,000 clinic visits annually. His clinical areas of… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. King initially trained as a biomedical engineer at Cornell University, went on to complete her general surgery residency at the University of Cincinnati and completed her training in pediatric surgery at Washington University of St Louis. Dr. King’s passion is to combine her problem solving and… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Le is a board certified surgeon experienced in caring for pediatric patients of all ages (neonates through adolescents), with interest in advanced minimally invasive techniques. He has specialized expertise in the treatment of pediatric trauma patients, as well as the management of complex… read more
Phone: 936-267-7333 (Woodlands) | 832-822-2778 (Main)
Dr. Timothy Lee is a co-director of the Fetal Center and director of the Colorectal and Pelvic Health Program. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in 2001, continued at BCM to pursue his residency in general surgery and completed his fellowship in pediatric surgery… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Mazziotti is primarily a clinical pediatric surgeon and delivers surgical care to Texas Children's Health Centers in Cy-Fair and Sugar Land, in addition to his practice at Texas Children's. He has special interest and training in minimally invasive surgery and specialized expertise in pectus… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Milewicz's primary focus is on the clinical practice of pediatric surgery in an educational setting.  He delivers clinical care at the Texas Children's Health Center in Clear Lake in addition to his practice at Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus. Dr. Milewicz has advanced training and… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Paul K. Minifee MD, FAAP, FACS is the Chief Surgery Officer and Trauma Medical Director for Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. In addition to trauma, Dr. Minifee has nearly 30 years expertise in the clinical practice of pediatric surgery at Texas Children's Hospital.  He is Professor of… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Jed 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,… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
I am a board-certified pediatric surgeon with eight years of experience managing complex neonatal, pediatric abdominal, thoracic, and traumatic surgical conditions. I strive to be a respected leader while demonstrating expertise in leading multi-disciplinary clinical teams, including doctors,… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Rialon is a board-eligible pediatric surgeon that provides care in all aspects of neonatal and pediatric surgery.  Her interest in pediatric surgery began as a student at Harvard Medical School.  She completed her general surgery training at Duke University Hospital, and then a pediatric… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Ruben Rodriguez is a general and thoracic pediatric surgeon whose primary practice is at Texas Children’s Hospital – The Woodlands. His focus is on complex gastrointestinal surgery with a specific interest in minimally invasive approaches. He specializes in surgeries for Inflammatory Bowel… read more
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands)
Dr. Yan Shi is an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. His clinical interests include pediatric surgical oncology, thoracic wall deformities (Nuss procedure), congenital malformations, pilonidal disease, lung lesions and minimally invasive surgery. An avid researcher, Dr. Shi… read more
Phone: 832-227-2250 (West) | 832-822-2778 (Main)
Dr. Shawn J. Stafford entered medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina after serving an eight-year enlistment in the United States Navy. He went on to complete a residency at Louisiana State University. During his time at LSU he was involved in research looking at angiogenesis and… read more
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)
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… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
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
Phone: 832-822-2778

Advanced Practice Providers

Jamie Ouseph Alexander, MSPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Pediatric General Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of several APPs supporting the busiest service in the Surgery Department. She cares for patients in the inpatient setting and outpatient clinic. She… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Jessica M. Blakely, MSPAS, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant in the Department of Pediatric General Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is part of the Trauma and Surgical Critical Care team and is passionate about providing excellent, evidence based and compassionate care to injured… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
When it comes to healthcare, I believe that each patient has unique circumstances that should be taken into consideration when establishing a plan of care. As healthcare providers, our mission is to arm patients with evidence based treatment options that afford them the knowledge and guidance to… read more
Phone: 936-267-7167
Felicia Denner is a nurse practitioner in the division of Pediatric Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital.  She cares for patients in the outpatient clinical setting with a focus on improving post-surgical outcomes and the patient experience.  She has a particular clinical interest and training in… read more
Phone: 832-227-2250
Madison Fitzgerald, MPAS, PA-C is thrilled to be part of the team of Advanced Practice Providers who work beside the surgery team to provide exceptional care for patients. Madison is part of the Gastrointestinal team with Dr. Lopez, Dr. Wesson, Dr. Shah, Dr. Vogel, Dr. Rialon, and Dr. Brandt. Her… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Celia Flores, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant and Clinical Lead of the Advanced Practice Providers in the Department of Pediatric General Surgery, Trauma and SICU at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of several inpatient APPs supporting the busiest service in the Surgery Department. She is… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Yliana Izaguirre, MPAS, PA-C is a certified physician assistant in the Department of Pediatric General Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of the several  Advanced Practice Providers who works with the surgery team to care for patients. Yliana is part of the Fetal micro Team with Dr.… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Priya D. Patel, MPAS, RRT, CRT, PA-C is a certified physician assistant and registered respiratory therapist in the Department of Pediatric General Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of the several Advanced Practice Providers who works with the surgery team to care for patients.… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Clinical Interests: Improving clinical outcomes for trauma patients, management of penetrating trauma
Phone: 832-822-2778
Jocelyn attended University of Buffalo – SUNY where she obtained her nutrition advanced certificate and Master’s degree in clinical nutrition. With this degree, she practiced as a dietitian for three years before going on to become a physician assistant. She attended Eastern Virginia Medical School… read more
Phone: 936-267-7200
Veronica Victorian, DMSc, PA-C is a Physician Assistant trained in all areas of medicine. During her clinical training, she took particular interest in Pediatric General Surgery and Pediatric Intensive Care and has been a member of the Pediatric Surgery division since graduation in 2010. She… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778

Patient Care Manager

Phone: 832-826-1438

Clinic Nurses

Rachel Babin, RN
Phone: 832-822-2778
Claire Hoffman, RN
Phone: 832-822-2778
Adrielle Jackson, RN
Phone: 832-822-2778

Practice Administrator