Our Team

Medical Director

Care for critically ill children requires not only an understanding of the disease, but of the child and family affected by the disease as well.  My approach to providing care to these children and their families is to always keep in mind “what would I want if it were one of my children?” and… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Pulmonary) | 832-826-6230 (Critical Care)

Associate Medical Director

I am dedicated as a clinician to providing high quality, safe, and compassionate care of critically ill children in the ICU.  I have additional training and interest in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in the Pediatric ICU setting as well as the NICU and CVICU.  I am also one of a small team… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Pulmonary) | 832-826-6230 (Critical Care)

Advanced Cardiac Imaging

My clinical practice is centered on noninvasive imaging and inpatient/outpatient cardiology service.  I also have a particular interest in syndromic and non-syndromic aortopathy and I see patients in our Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic.  My research efforts parallel my clinical interests, where I am… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278 (Main)| 832-828-1800 (Sugar Land)


As Texas Children's Hospital moves along its journey towards preeminence, it will be essential that developments within the Cardiology section explicitly contribute to this strategic goal. It is the ambition of the Cardiology section to make these contributions through a number of advances. These… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278

Congenital Heart Surgery

Congenital heart surgery requires integrated teamwork from cardiologists, cardiac intensivists, cardiac anesthetists, specialized nurses, and cardiac surgeons. At Texas Children's Hospital, our Heart Center will bring these groups together to provide the best care achievable for patients with… read more
Phone: 832-826-2030
Research interests include but are not limited to cerebral and myocardial protection during cardiac surgery; early extubation following congenital heart surgery. Minimally invasive procedures in congenital heart surgery. Advances in congenital heart surgery. Improving the outcomes following… read more
Phone: 832-826-2030 (CHS)

Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Qureshi is the Medical Director of The CE Mullins Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories at Texas Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Pediatrics at The Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified in both Pediatric Cardiology and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Dr. Qureshi believes it is… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278 (Cardiology)
I am a pediatric intervention cardiologist with the goal of providing excellent and efficient care to patient with congenital heart disease.  Clinical Interests: Pediatric Intervention Cardiology Research Interests: Economics of health care, Outcomes  
Phone: 832-824-3278

Cardiac Anesthesia

I am excited to be a part of the Texas Children's Heart Center team, Pediatric Anesthesia team, and the continuing commitment to excellence. I take my role and responsibilities very seriously to provide safe anesthesia for children with and without congenital heart disease undergoing procedures. I… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278 832-82-HEART

Critical Care

The journey that a patient with congenital or acquired heart disease takes is complex and unique. I am humbled to share that journey with you by providing safe and high-quality care. I believe that family/primary care takers play a key role in patient’s clinical progress, for that reason, I make… read more
Phone: 832-826-6230
Professional Development Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Collaborative Conference (Organizer, 2020) Sponsor: TCH   Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society Conference (Organizer, 2015) Sponsor: PCICS   World Congress of Pediatric Intensive Care Conference (Organizer, 2011)  … read more
Phone: 832-826-6230
It is both an honor and a privilege to care for children and families both here in Houston and in resource-limited settings. Clinical Interests: Innovative approaches to treatment of cardiopulmonary failure. Clinical ethics at the limits of technology, viability, and resources. Designing… read more
Phone: 832-826-6230

Pulmonary Hypertension

As a pediatric pulmonologist, my specific area of interest is pulmonary hypertension. I am actively involved in a number of national and international organizations dedicated to the care of children who suffer from this disease. It is my honor to advocate for pediatric PH, strive to deliver the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

Lung Transplant

Dr. Melicoff received her M.D. degree from TEC de Monterrey in 2003. She did a post-doctoral fellowship on basic science until she entered her intership in Pediatrics in 2007. She trained in Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Melicoff has worked with the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300
Dr. Gazzaneo's primary clinical interests are pediatric lung transplantation and pediatric critical care conditions. Her research interests include VV-ECMO as a bridge to lung transplant, nutritional support after lung transplantation and acute and chronic kidney disease post-lung transplant. She… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300

Palliative Care

As the inaugural Division Chief of Palliative Care at Texas Children’s Hospital, I see the fundamental importance of treating distressing symptoms experienced by children and parents, understanding how parents, patients and care providers make medical decisions as disease changes, finding the best… read more
Phone: 832-822-7228
Supporting an interdisciplinary and holistic approach to pain and symptom management is one of the cornerstones to good pediatric palliative care. As a nurse practitioner I see my role as a clinician and educator in managing pain and other distressing symptoms during the course of a child’s illness… read more
Phone: 832-826-8047

Pediatric Surgery

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