Our Team

The Texas Children’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Program has five spine specialists and two advanced practice providers dedicated to providing individualized care for patients with spinal conditions – from birth through young adulthood. This team completes over 6,500 clinic visits and over 240 surgical cases each year.

Many of our spine surgeons hold leadership roles in the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA), serving as members of the board of directors, recipients of valuable fellowships and writers of core orthopedic-related curriculum. Furthermore, all our spine surgeons are members of the Scoliosis Research Society where some of them are board members or are chairing committees.


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
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 832-227-1620 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Phone: 832-822-3100
Please note that Dr. Kallur is currently seeing patients at our Specialty Care Center located at 8611 No. Expressway, Suite 300 in Austin.  Once our new Texas Children’s Hospital North Austin Campus opens in February, 2024, Dr. Kallur will see patients there. Dr. Kallur has realized over the… read more
Phone: 737-220-8200
Dr. Smith became the Chief of the Division of Orthopaedics and Scoliosis at Texas Children’s Hospital in February of 2018. Prior to coming to TCH and the Baylor College of Medicine, he graduated magna cum laude from Williams College. He received both his M.D. and Orthopaedic residency training at… read more
Phone: 832-822-3100

Physician Assistants

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
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 832-227-1620 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Christina Wood, FNP-BC, is a family nurse practitioner in the department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She focuses her care on fracture treatment and management, lower extremity concerns and scoliosis. She is involved with patient care during all aspects of their treatment,… read more
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)