Our Team

Our multidisciplinary team of pediatric oncologists, pathologists, surgeons, radiologists, geneticists and researchers work together to achieve the best outcome for every patient.

Director

Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani is the section chief of oncology and the director of clinical business operations for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. He is an associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is… read more
Phone: 832-824-7955

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Priya Mahajan is the Associate Director of the Solid Tumor Programs and the Director of the Thyroid Cancer Program at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. She is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-… read more
Phone: 832-824-4752
Dr. Shoba Navai is a physician-scientist and full time faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. She is a member of the multidisciplinary solid tumor team and Center for Cell and Gene Therapy (CAGT). From early in medical… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Valeria Smith is a physician at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a specialist in pediatric hematology/oncology.
Phone: 832-822-4242

Dermatology

Dr. Raegan Hunt is a fellowship-trained pediatric dermatologist and is Board Certified in Dermatology and Pediatrics. Her clinical interests include: moles, birthmarks, acne, eczema, and skin problems related to systemic diseases.
Phone: 832-822-3720

Endocrinology

My clinical research interests focus on pediatric thyroid disease and the genetic factors which are associated with cancer, hyperthyroidism, and congenital hypothyroidism in infants and children. I am also investigating the safety of Radioactive iodine treatment in children with Graves disease.
Phone: 832-822-3670

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… read more
Phone: 832-824-2250
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… read more
Phone: 832-824-1288
Dr. Angshumoy Roy's clinical interests encompass the application of molecular genetic and genomic technologies in the diagnosis of cancer and in the identification and development of biomarkers that predict chemoresistance. His research interests involve exploring the genomics and epigenomics of… read more
Phone: 832-824-3710

Surgery

In addition to general pediatric otolaryngology, my primary interest is in pediatric head and neck surgery including acquired and congenital head and neck masses, head and neck cancers, and thyroid disease as well as in the head and neck sequellae of immunocompromise and cancer treatment. My goal… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
I am interested in general pediatric otolaryngology with a subspecialty focus in tumors of the head and neck, benign and malignant masses, and thyroid disease.  My goal is to deliver high quality care through a multidisciplinary team to create healing and supportive inpatient and outpatient… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
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
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