Our Team

Main Campus Surgical Hospitalists

Sheree Allen, PA-C


Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Alicia Austerman, MSPAS, PA-C is a physician assistant in the Department of Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of various high-volume surgical services such as General Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics,... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1000
Leanne Chang, MPAS, PA-C is a physician assistant in the Department of Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of various high-volume surgical services such as General Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics, and... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1000


Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1000
Carina is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of various high-volume surgical services such as General Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, and Urology. Clinical Interests: Her clinical responsibilities include providing family-... Read more

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1000


Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1000
Susannah Ferguson, PA-C is a Physician Assistant and Clinical Lead of the Advanced Practice Providers in the Department of Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of various high-volume surgical services such as General... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3100
During my years at Texas Children’s Hospital I have worked with many patients and their families. My goal is to create a collaborative relationship with my patients and their families to ensure understanding and successful treatment of their urologic conditions. I work with patients who are... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor, Wallace Tower Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-3160
Karina Valdez, PA-C


Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas


Address: 6621 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-824-1000

West Campus Surgical Hospitalists

Serene, MSPAS, PA-C is a certified Physician Assistant and is licensed by the Texas Medical Board. As a Surgical Hospitalist PA, she works alongside a team of Advance Practice Providers who cross-cover General, Orthopedic, ENT, Urology, Plastic Surgery sub-specialties. Her responsibilities include... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 7703 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1501
I strive to provide patient and family medical care with emphasis on communication and family education. Clinical Interests: Improving patient and family surgical experiences.

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1501
Caitlin Justus, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant with the Surgical Hospitalist team at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. She joined Texas Children’s Hospital in 2014 and pursued a yearlong surgical fellowship program that provided her with specialized training in different facets of... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1501
Cristina Nicoletta, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant with the Surgical Hospitalist team at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. She covers five surgical subspecialties including general surgery, plastics, orthopedics, otolaryngology, and urology. She cares for patients in the inpatient... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1501
Thomas John Sew, MMS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant with the Surgical Hospitalist team at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus (Katy). He is one of several APPs supporting the general pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic, otolaryngology, and urology services at west campus. He cares for... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1501
Anna Shafer, MMSc, PA-C is a Physician Assistant with the Surgical Hospitalist team at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. She is one of several APPs supporting the general pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic, otolaryngology, and urology services at west campus. She cares for... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1501
Ashley Shaw is a certified Physician Assistant who works with the Surgical Hospitalist Team at Texas Children’s West Campus. She initially joined Texas Children’s in 2018, where she completed a year-long PA Surgical Fellowship. Rotating through all of the pediatric surgical subspecialties at TCH... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-227-1501
Katelyn Zachary, PA-C


Address: exas Children's Hospital - West Campus 18200 Katy Freeway, WA230 Houston, TX 77094 United States See map: Google Maps Texas

The Woodlands Surgical Hospitalists

I am one of several Advanced Practice Providers working within the Department of Surgery - Otolaryngology. My philosophy of care is to help create and maintain a collaborative relationship between all members of the patient’s care team. I strive to provide comprehensive patient education to ensure... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7400
Courtney is a Physician Assistant with the Surgical Hospitalist team at Texas Children’s Hospital Woodlands Campus. Prior to PA school, she attended Texas A&M University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Health in 2015. She discovered her passion for pediatrics when... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7200
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... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7200
Prior to attending University of Texas Medical Branch, I graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Health in 2014.  I strive to provide exceptional perioperative care, improve post-surgical outcomes, and build relationships with my patients and their families through... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7200
I have spent my career as a physician assistant immersed in the surgical setting. I feel it is my duty to ensure that all aspects of perioperative care for both our patients and families are as comforting, efficient and understood as possible. My role as a surgical hospitalist at Texas Children's... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7200
Surgical Hospitalists cover the General Surgery, Orthopedics, Plastics, Trauma, Urology, Otolaryngology and Adolescent Gynecology services. Caitlin's responsibilities include caring for patients in the pre and post-operative setting, first assist in OR, inpatient and Emergency Center consults as... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands 17580 I-45 South The Woodlands, TX 77384 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 936-267-7200