Our Team

Director

Dr. Sarah Whittle is the Director of the Soft Tissue Sarcoma Program at Texas Children's Hospital and the leader of the solid tumor clinical research team. She has served as the principal investigator for several clinical trials related to pediatric solid tumors, and is nationally recognized for… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242

Hematology/Oncology

Dr. Murali Chintagumpala is a Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Program and Co-Director of the Retinoblastoma Program. He oversees all clinical and clinical research activities involving children with brain tumors and solid tumors at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. His specific… read more
Phone: 832-822-4266
Dr. Stephanie Fetzko is a physician for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American Board of Internal Medicine
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Jennifer Foster is a pediatric oncologist at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center with clinical and research expertise in pediatric solid tumors and clinical pharmacology. She serves as Director of the Solid Tumor Programs, Clinical Director of the… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242
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. Fatih Okcu's longstanding clinical interest and expertise is in brain tumors and solid tumors. He treats all subtypes of brain tumors, and has a special interest in soft tissue sarcomas, Ewing sarcoma, malignant melanoma and rare pediatric cancers. Dr. Fatih Okcu is a member of the Epidemiology… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Nino Rainusso, is an assistant professor of pediatrics – hematology/oncology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center. He is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist specializing in the care of children with sarcomas. Dr. Rainusso obtained his… 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
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

Orthopedic Surgery

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
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 832-828-4738 (Kirby)

Surgical Oncology

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

Otolaryngology

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)

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. 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

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Arnold Delacruz Paulino is a radiation oncologist at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Visit his MD Anderson faculty profile for more information and publications by Dr. Paulino.
Phone: 713-792-5933