Physicians & Clinical Staff

The Texas Children's Hospital West Campus physicians provide specialty care and treatment for a variety of pediatric diseases and conditions. Our clinics are staffed by Texas Children's Hospital physicians, surgeons, therapists and clinical staff who specialize in the services listed below.

Allergy and Immunology

Dr. Buheis focuses in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic diseases such as food allergy, allergic rhinitis, atopic dermatitis, chronic urticaria, drug allergies and asthma. She has a special interest in food allergy and allergic gastrointestinal disease, and is co-director of the Eosinophilic… read more
Phone: 832-227-2280
My primary clinical focus is on the assessment and treatment of allergic diseases such as food allergy, allergic rhinitis, eczema, medication allergies, insect allergies, urticaria, and asthma. I strive to provide my patients with compassionate and comprehensive medical care formed by a… read more
Phone: 832-227-2280
My philosophy as an academic physician is guided by the goal of improving the health and well being of children and their families who come to Texas Children's Hospital for help. I try to achieve this goal through excellence in clinical care, facilitation of clinical research that informs best… read more
Phone: 832-227-2280 (West) | 832-824-1319 (Main)
My goal is to provide the highest level of care to all patients living with allergic diseases.  I want to ensure that each patient and family that I encounter receives compassionate, focused and individualized care.  I strive to improve each person's quality of life and aid in achieving their… read more
Phone: 832-227-2280 (West)

Brachial Plexus

Bryce Bell, MD specializes in treating disorders of the upper extremity. He believes in engaging both patients and their families to develop a comprehensive plan of care that takes into consideration the overall health, development, and well-being of the child.  Critical to this mission is the… read more
Phone: 832-227-4263 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
I believe in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach to patients and value input from all members of the treatment team, especially the patient and family. It is my aim to help patients and families achieve their maximum functional potential and obtain their personal goals. Clinical Interests… read more
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 832-227-2222 (West)
Dr. Nguyen received her undergraduate degree at Baylor University before attaining her medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She then completed a 6-year integrated plastic surgery residency through Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After residency, she completed a… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Dr. Pederson received his medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and his Plastic Surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Alyssa is an Occupational Therapist working in the outpatient therapy department at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus.  She earned a BS in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 2014 and an MS in Occupational Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 2016.  Alyssa is… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Anh Nguyen is an occupational therapist with more than 17 years pediatric experience. She is interested in the care of children with various disabilities including brachial plexus injury, cerebral palsy, CVA, torticollis, arthrogryposis, musculoskeletal disorders, congenital hand difference and… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
I am an occupational therapist with an advanced certification in hand therapy and also serve as the brachial plexus clinic coordinator. I have spent my career treating pathology of the upper extremity with the majority of time being spent in pediatrics. I am continually impressed with the… read more
Phone: 832-822-6378
Nicole’s current areas of expertise are children with neurological and upper extremity orthopedic conditions. She has interests in surgical and non-surgical upper extremity rehabilitation for children with orthopedic injuries, cerebral palsy and congenital hand conditions.  Certified… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900

Cancer and Hematology Centers

Shiley Aguilar is a Family Nurse Practitioner for Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center. She has extensive experience in bone tumors and was a member of the Bone Tumor Program at Texas Children's Hospital for many years. Her passion for long-term survivorship has led her to become a part… read more
Phone: 832-227-2630
Dr. Gladstone Airewele is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, and is the Director of the Global Hematology Program at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, Houston, Texas. He specializes in pediatric sickle cell disease. His clinical… read more
Phone: 832-822-4849
Dr. Ionela Iacobas is the medical director of the Vascular Anomalies Center and Co-Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Vascular Anomalies Program at Texas Children's Hospital. Her main interest is to offer children and young adults with vascular anomalies state-of-the-art medical… read more
Phone: 832-824-4819
Dr. Kiranmye Reddy is a physician at the Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center. Dr. Reddy had two main areas of research during her fellowship training in pediatric hematology/oncology. She pursued clinical research focused on investigating the transfusion related complications of iron… read more
Phone: 832-824-4949
Dr. Mary Shapiro is a faculty member at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center, and her clinical time is dedicated at the Texas Children's Hospital West Campus. She is an Academy of Communication in Healthcare certified trainer and has been involved with the Texas Children’s Breakthrough… read more
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Deborah Shardy is a physician at the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center, West Campus Location in Katy, Texas. Her clinical interests include blood disorders and childhood cancers.
Phone: 832-227-1090
Dr. Jennifer Tran is a physician at the Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, Cancer and Hematology Clinic. Board Certifications American Board of Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Phone: 832-227-1090

Cardiology

Dr. Altman's clinical practice reflects her focus on fetal cardiology, as well as her devotion to the care of hospitalized and outpatient infants and children with the whole spectrum of congenital heart disease and acquired disease, particularly Kawasaki Disease. Dr. Altman is also devoted to… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278 (Cardiology)
My clinical interests include cardiac transplantation and advanced heart failure. My ongoing research includes studies evaluating new heart failure therapies, as well as studies to evaluate new therapies and outcomes in cardiac transplantation. I have a special interest in the management of human… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278
Michele is a Family Nurse Practitioner with the Arrhythmia and Pacing Services. She began her career at Texas Children's Hospital over 17 years ago working on the inpatient cardiology floor.  She transitioned to the outpatient electrophysiology service in 2001.  Her clinical interests include… read more
Phone: 832-826-5600
Dr. Lantin-Hermoso's research and clinical interest is echocardiography, fetal cardiology and out-patient pediatric cardiology. Her teaching focus is cardiology education at all levels of training. She directs the Cardiology Elective Curriculum for TCH/Baylor Pediatric Residents, medical students,… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278 (Cardiology)
Dr. Liou is committed to providing excellent patient and family-centered care to patients with congenital and acquired heart disease. Her research interests include novel techniques in catheter-based interventions, Marfan Syndrome, and Kawasaki Disease.  
Phone: 832-824-3278
Dr. Molossi graduated from Federal University of Pelotas, RS, Brazil and completed a fellowship in pediatric cardiology at the Hospital For Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. She received a doctorate in Pathology and Cardiovascular Sciences from the University of Toronto. Dr. Molossi served as a… read more
Phone: 832-826-5600 (Cardiology)
Dr. Morris specializes in cardiovascular imaging of the fetus, child, and young adult and cardiovascular genetics. She is the Medical Director of the Fetal Cardiology Program that provides comprehensive care to families, including diagnosis, counseling, and management, from the time a fetal anomaly… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278
Dr. Riley’s clinical practice focuses on outpatient and inpatient care of children and young adults with acquired and congenital heart disease. He sees patients at the main campus clinic, Clear Lake Health Center, and on the inpatient wards of Texas Children’s Hospital. He is a member of the… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278
My interests lie in cardiac imaging including transthoracic, transesophageal, and fetal imaging, inpatient care and continuing care of children with acquired and congenital heart disease. My research interests have included the use of cardiac catheterization in the post heart transplant patient,… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278
I completed my residency training in pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children's Hospital, pediatric cardiology fellowship at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and advanced non-invasive imaging fellowship in fetal and pediatric cardiology at… read more
Phone: 832-824-3278 (Cardiology)

Complex Care

I strive to provide quality care, support, care coordination and education for children with complex medical needs and their families/caregivers in order to safety transition them to their homes and community setting. Clinical Interests: I advocate for the promotion of education for care of the… read more
Phone: 832-822-3436
My philosophy of care is to provide the best medical care available while maintaining good quality of life for patients and their families. I believe this can be achieved through good communication with the team taking care of the patient, the family of the patient, and the patient themselves. … read more
Phone: 832-822-3436 (Main and West)
My goal is to provide care for medically complex pediatric patients while respecting the family’s goals and also striving for the best outcomes. Clinical Interests: The technology-dependent pediatric patient, prematurity, caregiver burden Research Interests: Development of a complex care… read more
Phone: 832-822-3436

Dermatology

Dr. Chan is a fellowship trained Pediatric Dermatologist and is Board Certified in Dermatology. She is also the Associate Program Director for the Baylor College of Medicine Dermatology Residency Program. Her clinical interests include acne, eczema, psoriasis, birthmarks, as well as rarer skin… read more
Phone: 832-822-3720 (Main) | 832-227-2300 (West)
Dr. Lee is a fellowship-trained Pediatric Dermatologist and is Board Certified in Dermatology. Her clinical interests include acne, eczema, psoriasis, moles, birthmarks, and skin infections.
Phone: 832-822-3720 (Main) | 832-227-2300 (West)

Diabetes / Endocrinology

I am a pediatric endocrinologist with a special interest in diabetes. I love working with families and providing compassionate, high-quality and evidence-based care. I am excited to be developing a new line of telehealth for our section, hoping to provide new ways to provide care to our patients.… read more
Phone: 832-227-1370
Patient care requires a team approach. Communication and coordination of care with patients, parents, school systems, community support groups, and medical providers is the key to providing quality care for the patient. Clinical research with institutions and industry along with national… read more
Phone: 832-822-1370
I am a clinical pediatric endocrinologist with outpatient clinics available at Texas Children's West Campus. I enjoy caring for infants, children, and adolescents with diabetes as well as general endocrine concerns to include growth, puberty, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary, and calcium disorders. I… read more
Phone: 832-227-1370
I am an advocate for your child’s health and wellbeing. I believe that every child should be provided with the care and support they need to achieve their highest potential. I strive to provide the most comprehensive and compassionate care to every child I encounter and truly consider a privilege… read more
Phone: 832-822-3670 (Main) | 832-227-1370 (West)
My clinical interests include:management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, thyroid disease, disorders of growth and puberty, Turner syndrome, and polycystic ovary syndrome. I strive to empower families to be active in the care and management of their children.
Phone: 832-227-1370

Ear, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology)

Dr. Bedwell’s clinical interests include pediatric airway disorders, masses and tumors of the head and neck, salivary gland disorders, and improving care for patients living with a tracheostomy.  He is active in clinical and translational research,and collaborates with colleagues at home and around… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-277-1420 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
I believe in personalized and patient-centered care for pediatric patients.  Each child has their own medical issues and I will use my clinical and research expertise to offer individualized and unparalleled quality care in the least invasive way.  Under my care you will benefit from innovative and… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-227-1420 (West)
I believe in providing comprehensive care to all children with compassion and kindness. Getting parents involved in their child's treatment goes a long way in making families happy and engaging their trust in the long run. My clinical areas of interest include treatment and diagnosis of chronic ear… read more
Phone: 832-227-1420
Dr. Musso is the surgical sleep director at Texas Children's Hospital. She leads specialty clinics for persistent obstructive sleep apnea and Down Syndrome. Texas Children's Hospital has recently been selected as one of 10 Sites within the United States to pilot the insertion of the hypoglossal… read more
Phone: 832-227-1420 (West) | 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-661-4858 (THI)
Dr. Raynor attended University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston for medical school. She subsequently completed her otolaryngology residency at University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. After completion of her pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-277-1420 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. Sitton's clinical interests are congenital and acquired neck masses and management of hearing loss including cochlear implantation.   Research Interest: Cochlear implant outcomes, Quality Improvement Dr. Matthew Sitton has been recently board certified in Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology,… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-227-1420 (West) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Dr. Vilela came to us following completion of his pediatric otolaryngology training at The Children's Hospitals of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. Prior to fellowship training, Dr. Vilela graduated from medical school at the University of Texas-Houston and completed his… read more

Emergency Center

Dr. Katherine Leaming-Van Zandt is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) and an attending physician in the emergency centers of Texas Children's Hospital (TCH). She, also, serves as the Medical Director of the TCH West Campus Emergency Center. Dr. Leaming-Van… read more

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

I believe that providing exceptional care to children is a great privilege. Children should feel involved in their care and as such leaving a lasting positive impression on the children I care for is of utmost importance.  As a strong advocate of the mind- body connection, I believe that addressing… read more
Phone: 832-227-1440 (West) | 832-828-1800 (Sugar Land)
My clinical interests include biliary atresia, liver transplant and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).  I am also a co-investigator in numerous research trials in the areas of biliary atresia, cholestatic liver disease, NAFLD/NASH and liver transplant.  
Phone: 832-822-3131 (Main) | 832-227-1440 (West) | 832-828-1800 (Sugar Land)
Ms. Maupin sees patients with general gastrointestinal and nutritional problems, including obesity. She is especially interested in caring for children with developmental disabilities with associated gastrointestinal concerns such as functional constipation, abdominal pain, GERD and feeding… read more
Phone: 832-822-3131 (Main) | 832-227-1440 (West) | 281-469-4688 (Cy-Fair)
As a pediatric gastroenterologist, I strive to not only provide great patient care but to also develop a relationship built on trust with my patients and their families. In order to treat a patient’s disease, I believe that it is necessary to address every aspect, from physical to psychological. I… read more
Phone: 832-227-1440
My primary role at Texas Children's Hospital is that of a clinician. I see patients in both the outpatient and inpatient setting, taking care of a variety of gastrointestinal conditions. These range from patients with common problems such as chronic abdominal pain, gastroesophageal reflux, chronic… read more
Phone: 832-822-3131
Dr. Pham cares for children with a range of gastroenterology and hepatology diseases in both the inpatient and outpatient settings at the Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Center and West Campus. She is a transplant hepatologist who is active within our Viral Hepatitis and Liver Transplant… read more
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 832-227-1440 (West)
My patient care philosophy focuses on a personalized “patient-and family-centered” approach. My goal is not just to provide medical management but to also empower my patients and their parents with the education required to incorporate themselves in the decision making and healing process. As a… read more
Phone: 832-822-3131 (Main) | 832-227-1440 (West)

Hand & Upper Extremity Program

Dr. Sandvall specializes in pediatric hand and reconstructive microsurgery. Her clinical interests include congenital and acquired hand and upper extremity differences, brachial plexus birth injuries, extremity reconstruction after trauma, oncologic reconstruction for bone and soft tissue tumors,… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180 (Main) | 832-227-4263 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire) | 281-469-4688 (Cy-Fair)
Bryce Bell, MD specializes in treating disorders of the upper extremity. He believes in engaging both patients and their families to develop a comprehensive plan of care that takes into consideration the overall health, development, and well-being of the child.  Critical to this mission is the… read more
Phone: 832-227-4263 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Dr. Nguyen received her undergraduate degree at Baylor University before attaining her medical degree at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She then completed a 6-year integrated plastic surgery residency through Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan. After residency, she completed a… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Dr. Pederson received his medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and his Plastic Surgery residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
John Ansiaux, MPH, MPAS, PA-C is a physician assistant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. He helps support a demanding service by evaluating and treating children in outpatient clinics, and assisting in the operating room. John focuses on pediatric upper extremity… read more
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Mervin (Reggie) Nunez, MMS, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital.  He began his career in 2006 in Critical Care working in the pediatric ICU at TCH. He joined the Pediatric Plastic Surgery team in 2013 where his responsibilities… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Lindsey E. White, MPAS, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital.  She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of a high-volume service and her responsibilities include seeing patients… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180

Infectious Disease

Dr. Holzmann-Pazgal is focused on high quality, patient-centered care.  She is an advocate for patient safety and has interest and expertise in infection prevention and control. She provides care for children with infectious diseases in the inpatient and outpatient setting at TCH West Campus.… read more
Phone: 832-824-4330

Neurology

Dr. Gay's clinical interests include: Outpatient child neurology program development General child neurology Neuromuscular and peripheral nerve disorders Epilepsy Acute care neurology Sports neurology
Phone: 832-822-1750
Dr. Holick's area of interest is headache.
Phone: 832-822-1750
Clinical Interests: Pediatric Headache Research Interests: Neuromodulation device use in pediatric and adolescent migraine prevention Nutraceutical use in pediatric and adolescent migraine prevention Dr. Patniyot Certifications: Headache Medicine Certification - United Council of Neurological… read more
Phone: 832-227-1570
I believe that quality of care and positive health outcomes are of the utmost importance when it comes to the evaluation and management of our children.   I strive to build compassionate relationships with my patients and their families and to actively seek their input when creating a diagnostic… read more
Phone: 832-822-1750 (West Campus) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

Neurosurgery

Brandy Berger is a pediatric nurse practitioner with the Department of Neurosurgery at Texas Children's Hospital. Her nursing career began at Texas Children's in 2005, holding positions on the general surgery/orthopedics unit, neuro/neurosurgery unit, and pediatric intensive care unit. She… read more
Phone: 832-822-3950
Clinical Interests: Dr. McClugage’s clinical interests include the treatment and care of patients with hydrocephalus and complex shunt problems, Chiari malformations, pediatric tumors of the brain and spine, pediatric spinal disorders and congenital spinal anomalies, such as spina bifida and… read more
Phone: 832-822-3950

Occupational Therapy

I believe that every child is capable and through interdisciplinary collaboration, parent empowerment, and evidence based play we can support their participation in the activities most important to them. Clinical Interests: I am a clinical specialist with experience in home, clinic, and acute… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
I have been an occupational therapist for 26 years.   I grew up in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.  Then completed my undergraduate and graduate degrees at The University of Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana.  I have a background treating in a variety of settings including inpatient… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Alyssa is an Occupational Therapist working in the outpatient therapy department at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus.  She earned a BS in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 2014 and an MS in Occupational Therapy from the University of Central Arkansas in 2016.  Alyssa is… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Salma has a background in education, and is an occupational therapist with specialty certification in hand therapy. As a Certified Hand Therapist, Salma helps patients with various orthopedic upper extremity conditions achieve their goals. She is experienced in fabricating custom orthoses, treating… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Emma received her Master’s in occupational therapy from Western Michigan University in 2019. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Emma moved to Houston to pursue hospital-based occupational therapy here at Texas Children’s. She has previous experience across various pediatric settings including… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Dr. Lee defines "occupation" in occupational therapy as "anything that 'occupies' your time". She believes that every lived experience is unique; therefore, she works with clients and families to create an individualized approach to support what the client wants, needs, and is expected to do to… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Jessica Loredo is a pediatric occupational therapist at Texas Children’s Hospital specializing in outpatient developmental disabilities and interest in inpatient settings. Her clinical experience includes outpatient setting and PICU/NICU developmental treatment and infant feeding. 
Phone: 832-227-1900
When working with patients, it is essential to consider the individual as a whole and to include family goals and values as the driving force for treatment. My belief is that the family is the expert on truly knowing and understanding their child and I can serve as more of an enhancement to that… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Anh Nguyen is an occupational therapist with more than 17 years pediatric experience. She is interested in the care of children with various disabilities including brachial plexus injury, cerebral palsy, CVA, torticollis, arthrogryposis, musculoskeletal disorders, congenital hand difference and… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Darleen has comprehensive experience of nearly 30 years as a pediatric occupational therapist with her entire practice devoted to children and their families. Her passion is for acquisition of their personal goals to maximize full potential in their activities of daily living.  She has practiced in… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Kristen received her Master’s in occupational therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2017. Kristen’s interests within developmental therapy consist of treatment of neurological impairments, sensory processing disorder, and the application of aquatic techniques to promote functional… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Nicole’s current areas of expertise are children with neurological and upper extremity orthopedic conditions. She has interests in surgical and non-surgical upper extremity rehabilitation for children with orthopedic injuries, cerebral palsy and congenital hand conditions.  Certified… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Courtney has been pursuing her passion for working with children and families by practicing in pediatric therapy since 2008. She has experience working in home, clinic, and aquatic settings. Professional interests include neurodevelopmental disorders, community outreach, and clinical education for… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Madisyn was born and raised in Katy, Texas. She began her educational journey receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Texas A&M University then attended The University of Texas at Tyler to earn her Master’s in Occupational Therapy. Madisyn is specialized in outpatient developmental therapy… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900

Orthopedics

Dr. Davino’s philosophy of care is to provide the highest quality and best possible care for a broad spectrum of Pediatric Orthopedic problems. To achieve this, family needs are always considered. The goal is to always make the patient and family feel that they are totally involved in management… read more
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
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)
Dorothy Beauvais, MD is Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Baylor College of Medicine specializing in pediatric orthopedics. Her major areas of interest include orthopedic trauma/fractures, cerebral palsy, and limb deformities. After graduating magna cum laude from Furman University in… read more
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 832-227-1620 (West)
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)
Dr. Shenava specializes in pediatric orthopedics. Her areas of interest include clubfoot, lower extremity deformities, skeletal dysplasia and fracture care. Dr. Shenava earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas where she also completed her orthopaedic surgery residency. Following her… read more
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main)
John Ansiaux, MPH, MPAS, PA-C is a physician assistant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. He helps support a demanding service by evaluating and treating children in outpatient clinics, and assisting in the operating room. John focuses on pediatric upper extremity… read more
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Opal Willmon, MPAS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. She focuses her care on fracture care, lower extremity deformities, clubfoot, skeletal dysplasia and gait disturbances. She is involved with patient care during all aspects of… read more
Phone: 832-822-3100 (Main) | 832-227-1620 (West)

Palliative Care

I am passionate about providing comfort and enhancing quality of life for children with chronic and life limiting conditions. I enjoy working in two sections that allow me to focus on helping children live better for longer. Clinical Interests: I like teaching effective communication skills for… read more
Phone: 346-257-9942 (Direct Line) | 832-822-7228 (Clinic)

Pathology

Dr. Issaq’s main interests are hematopathology and molecular pathology. She is involved in a collaborative study regarding molecular etiology of relapsed hematologic malignancy including leukemia and lymphoma.  In addition, she is also involved in collaborative a study regarding molecular etiology… read more
Phone: 832-227-1684

Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology

Jennifer L. Bercaw-Pratt, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Bercaw-Pratt earned her medical degree at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport, LA. She completed her residency and… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
When Jennifer Kurkowski volunteered at a hospital in high school, she immediately knew that she wanted to become a nurse practitioner. Her specialization in pediatric and adolescent gynecology is a perfect fit for her interests in both pediatrics and women’s health. Whether teen girls come to her… read more
Phone: 832-822-3640 (Main) | 832-227-3350 (West)
My philosophy of care goes beyond the evidence-based medical and surgical care I provide within the walls of the clinic, the operating room, or the hospital in which we meet. It involves a commitment to treat each and every patient as an individual with compassion, respect, and empathy while… read more
Phone: 832-227-3350 (West Campus) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land Health Center Gynecology Clinic) | 832-826-7464 (Academic Office)

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

As a pediatric hospitalist, I am dedicated to providing comprehensive quality care for the hospitalized child, including those with complex medical needs and socioeconomic barriers to care. My clinical interests include quality improvement, immigrant and refugee health and social determinants of… read more
Phone: 832-824-5447 (Main) | 832-227-1000 (West)
I believe in quality and compassionate care for all patients, regardless of their background.    Clinical Interests: Patient Care Simulation 
Phone: 832-824-5447
I am a general pediatrician who specializes in the care of hospitalized children.  I believe in providing high quality care to patients and their families.  I believe that including families in the discussions help promote their child's overall wellbeing. My clinical interests include pediatric… read more
Phone: 832-824-5447
I believe all children deserve the best medical care we can provide and I plan to work diligently to help remove barriers to care and improve the quality of care for children. Clinical Interests: Point of care ultrasound Substance use disorders Research Interests: Health policy Social… read more
Phone: 832-824-5447
I am a board certified pediatrician specializing in the care of hospitalized children. I have the best job in the world and feel privileged to come to work and take care of patients every day. I have a passion for care of the underserved and social determinants of health. My research is focused on… read more
Phone: 832-822-5447 (Main) | 832-227-1000 (West)
I believe that not only is it our job to keep children healthy and provide treatment recommendations for ill children, but we have a responsibility to educate parents and other physicians about why we do what we do. But to do that we need more evidence to support what we do why we do. Evidence… read more
Phone: 832-824-5447
I am a fellowship trained pediatric hospitalist, who specializes in the care of the hospitalized child. As a hospitalist, my goal is to provide high quality, evidence-based and compassionate care for my patients. Through family-centered care, I strive to ensure that our patients’ and families’… read more
Phone: 832-824-5447 (Main) | 832-227-1000 (West)
Dr. Werdenberg is a Pediatric Hospitalist and health equity advocate who is passionate about caring for marginalized populations and strengthening facility based services to care for all mothers and children, regardless of their geography. Clinical Interests: Health equity, Global Health,… read more
Phone: 832-824-5447

Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Milewicz's primary focus is on the clinical practice of pediatric surgery in an educational setting.  He delivers clinical care at the Texas Children's Health Center in Clear Lake in addition to his practice at Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus. Dr. Milewicz has advanced training and… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Dr. Yan Shi is an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery. His clinical interests include pediatric surgical oncology, thoracic wall deformities (Nuss procedure), congenital malformations, pilonidal disease, lung lesions and minimally invasive surgery. An avid researcher, Dr. Shi… read more
Phone: 832-227-2250 (West) | 832-822-2778 (Main)
Felicia Denner is a nurse practitioner in the division of Pediatric Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital.  She cares for patients in the outpatient clinical setting with a focus on improving post-surgical outcomes and the patient experience.  She has a particular clinical interest and training in… read more
Phone: 832-227-2250

Physical Therapy

I love being able to help children be independent and successful with mobility so they can explore and participate in life activities as they grow. Clinical Interests: I am interested in torticollis, genetic syndromes, neuromuscular disorders, and motor delays. I also specialize in lower-limb… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Brooklyn Bradford graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical Science and then received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Angelo State University. Her clinical experience includes developmental physical therapy in the outpatient pediatric setting and the… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Karen Crilly is a doctor of physical therapy who has dedicated her professional life to forming a strong background and expertise in the assessment and treatment of infants and children with chronic and complex developmental and/or neuro-motor impairment. She possess extensive experience in a great… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
I strive to work together with patients and their families in order to best meet their needs and help optimize their child’s functional potential and quality of life. Clinical Interests: Neurological conditions, orthopedic diagnoses, Cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, Torticollis, developmental… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Nicole is passionate about working with families and helping infants, children, and adolescents on their journey towards achieving gross motor milestones to maximize their potential for functional independence and improve their quality of life. Clinical Interests: Outpatient pediatric physical… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Dana Gonzales graduated from LSU Health Science Center of New Orleans with a Masters in Physical Therapy. Dana is a certified lymphedema therapist. Clinical Interests: Clinical interests include developmental physical therapy, torticollis, and acute and ICU care.
Phone: 832-227-1900
Sarah is a physical therapist focused on treating children with developmental and neurologic diagnosis of all age ranges from birth to 21 years. Clinical Interests include torticollis, acute and ICU care, and adaptive seating and mobility equipment. * Schroth Therapy: *C1 and L1 certified… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Jenna has more than 10 years of clinical experience in acute and rehabilitation hospital setting, primarily treating amputee patients. She was involved in the Paralympic sports as a classifier and helped some of her patients participate in the disable sports. She underwent various internal… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Irene enjoys the opportunity to make a positive impact with her patients and their families. Irene finds it rewarding helping patients reach their optimal physical function. She is very passionate about working with children with a variety of diagnoses including, but not limited to, traumatic brain… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900

Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation

I believe that every child deserves an opportunity to thrive and my role as a dually trained pediatric rehabilitation provider is to improve each child’s function and maximize their individual potential. I believe passionately in a team based approach to care and each child, youth, young adult and… read more
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 832-227-2222 (West)
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 832-227-2222 (West)
Regardless of disability, I always strive to see how we can maximize each child’s function. Every child should have the opportunity to participate in whatever sport or activity they wish to do or enjoy. As a pediatric rehabilitation provider, I believe in a multidisciplinary team approach that… read more
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 832-227-2222 (West) | 936-267-7777 (The Woodlands)

Plastic Surgery

My goal is to treat my patients and their families like how I would want a loved one treated. I am very focused on good communication and educating patients and their families about the disease process and surgery.  I am board certified with the American Board of Plastic Surgery. I also like… read more
Phone: 737-220-8200 (Austin) | 832-822-3180 (West)
Renata Maricevich, M.D.  was born and raised in Recife, Brazil, where she received her Medical Degree from the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. She moved to the United States to pursue training and completed General Surgery and Plastic Surgery residencies at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN,… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180
Mervin (Reggie) Nunez, MMS, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital.  He began his career in 2006 in Critical Care working in the pediatric ICU at TCH. He joined the Pediatric Plastic Surgery team in 2013 where his responsibilities… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180

Psychology

Dr. Kazmerski is a licensed psychologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst- Doctoral and Diplomate in Behavioral Sleep Medicine who specializes in pediatric behavioral sleep medicine. She provides evidence-based therapy services to children and their families for a range of sleep concerns and sleep… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (Woodlands) | 832-227-1111 (West Campus)

Pulmonary

Dr. Farber’s diverse clinical interests include asthma, respiratory care of children with muscular dystrophy, respiratory care of technology dependent children, the chronic care of children with complex respiratory diseases, and the treatment of tobacco dependence. Dr. Farber’s research interests… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 832-227-1111 (West) | 281-282-1900 (Clear Lake)
I believe that the practice of medicine requires developing a foundation of trust with children and their families. The most rewarding aspect of medicine is being entrusted with the care of a child. Clinical Interests: My clinical interests include general pulmonary and sleep medicine conditions… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 832-227-1111 (West) | 832-227-2130 (Sleep Clinic)
The aim of my practice is to deliver high quality care through partnership with family members and care givers.   Clinical  Interests: My clinical interests involve general pulmonary issues as well as sleep disordered breathing. Research Interests: My research interests involve sleep disturbances… read more
Phone: 832-227-1111
Dr. Moonnumakal believes in spending time with each family to listen to their concerns, educate them about their children’s respiratory problems, and then work together to customize a care plan.  He cares for most general pulmonary diseases but has special interest in asthma, cystic fibrosis, and… read more
Phone: 832-227-1111 (West) | 832-822-3300 (Main)
Clinical Interests: Asthma, Cystic fibrosis, Ventilator dependent patients, pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease and other pediatric lung diseases. Research Interests: Quality improvement projects to help improve quality of health care delivery.
Phone: 832-227-1111

Radiology Body Clinical Staff

Dr. Crowe is a clinical pediatric radiologist at Texas Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. Through the American Board of Radiology, he is a board-certified diplomate, with additional subspecialty certification (CAQ) in Pediatric Radiology. Dr.… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Dorfman is a pediatric radiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine and is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. He has been on staff at Texas Children’s since 1994 and formerly served as… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
I am board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. I take great pride in being a part of a multi-disciplinary team with the goal to have a positive impact on the kids and their families. My clinical interests are in general pediatric radiology via various imaging… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237 (Main Campus) | 832-227-1200 (West Campus)
Dr. Gaffney is a pediatric radiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine and is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. He performs all aspects of general pediatric radiology with a focus in solid… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Guillerman is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Radiology. His clinical and research interests include pediatric chest, musculoskeletal, and tumor imaging, radiation risk assessment and dose… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
I am board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. My clinical and research interests include pediatric musculoskeletal, cardiac and cross-sectional body imaging. I perform all aspects of pediatric radiology including multimodality imaging and interventional… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Kan is the head of musculoskeletal imaging at Texas Children's Hospital and professor of radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical experience is based in pediatric radiology. Dr. Kan is board certified in diagnostic radiology with additional subspecialty certification (CAQ) in… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
It is a privilege to be part of a multi-disciplinary team caring for children and their families.  In that capacity, I strive to have a positive impact and improve patient outcomes in both the pre-natal and post-natal settings. My clinical and research interests include fetal imaging, congenital… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Mahmood is a board certified radiologist by the American Board of Radiology.  Her clinical and research interests include lymphoma, neuroblastoma and oncology-related imaging.  She also serves as one of four radiologists in the division of nuclear imaging with a focus on Positron Emission… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Masand is the Division Chief for Body and Cardiovascular imaging, in the department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Masand is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and has a certificate of added qualification in the field of Pediatric Radiology. He is an… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Roman-Colon is a board certified radiologist by the American Board of Radiology with subspecialty certificate in Pediatric Imaging at Texas Children's Hospital. Her clinical interests are focused in Body Imaging, including general pediatrics. She serves as a committee member at the Texas… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Sammer’s goal is to positively improve quality of care and outcomes for patients. As a pediatric imager, ensuring children have equal access to high quality medical imaging is paramount. To accomplish, Dr. Sammer emphasizes data driven processes to bring cutting edge technology into clinical… read more
Phone: 936-267-7400
Dr. Seghers is the Division Chief of Community Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital and Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. He serves as the Chief of Service for the Radiology Departments at Texas Children’s-West Campus and Texas Children’s-The Woodlands hospitals, two full… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Sher is a pediatric radiologist at Texas Children’s. He is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with additional subspecialty certification (CAQ) in Nuclear Medicine. He performs all aspects of pediatric radiology with an emphasis both on nuclear medicine and body imaging. His primary… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Somcio is a pediatric radiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine.  He completed his subspecialty training in Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital.  Dr. Somcio has a special interest in resident and fellow education.  … read more
Phone: 832-824-7237

Interventional Radiology Clinical Staff

Dr. Chau is an Interventional Radiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, West Campus and the Woodlands.  Dr. Chau's non-clinical interests include spending time with family, hiking and swimming.    Clinical Interests: Dr. Chau’s clinical interests include caring for both pediatric and adult… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Hernandez has been a member of the Medical Staff of Texas Children's Hospital since 2006. His clinical interests include vascular and non-vascular procedures performed with imaging guidance. He has a special interest in GI, GU and vascular access procedures. Academically, Dr. Hernandez has… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Gardner is an interventional radiologist and pediatric radiologist in the Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical experience is based in pediatric radiology and interventional… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237
Dr. Kukreja is Clinical Associate Professor Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical experience is based in pediatric radiology and interventional radiology. Dr. Kukreja is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Radiology with Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ… read more
Phone: 832-824-7237

Renal (Kidney)

Dr. Shah is committed to providing excellent patient and family centered general nephrology care to the communities in and around the TCH West Campus in Katy Texas.   Her clinical expertise extends to all forms of renal disease both congenital and acquired.   She has an active research interest in… read more
Phone: 832-227-2400

Rheumatology

Dr. MaiLan Nguyen earned her undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis in biomedical engineering. She returned to her home state of Florida to complete her medical degree at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency and pediatric… read more
Phone: 737-220-8200
Dr. Ramirez enjoys caring for children of all ages with varied rheumatic illnesses including: SLE, JIA, Scleroderma, Juvenile Dermatomyositis, Kawasaki Disease, and other inflammatory rheumatic diseases. Dr Ramirez' vision is centered on providing individualized care using evidence based medicine.… read more
Phone: 832-824-1319 (Main) | 832-227-2280 (West)

Sleep Center

Dr. Kancherla specializes in treating children with lung diseases and has a particular interest in childhood sleep disorders and sleep disordered breathing. She has specialty training in both Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Medicine. View News Articles: Can sleep apnea affect your children…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) 832-227-1111 (West)
I believe that the practice of medicine requires developing a foundation of trust with children and their families. The most rewarding aspect of medicine is being entrusted with the care of a child. Clinical Interests: My clinical interests include general pulmonary and sleep medicine conditions… read more
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 832-227-1111 (West) | 832-227-2130 (Sleep Clinic)
Dr. Kanney is triple board-certified in General Pediatrics, Developmental Pediatrics, and Sleep Medicine. Her clinical practice is dedicated to caring for children with a wide range of sleep disorders, including obstructive sleep apnea, chronic insomnia, idiopathic hypersomnia, narcolepsy,… read more
Phone: 832-227-1111
The aim of my practice is to deliver high quality care through partnership with family members and care givers.   Clinical  Interests: My clinical interests involve general pulmonary issues as well as sleep disordered breathing. Research Interests: My research interests involve sleep disturbances… read more
Phone: 832-227-1111
Dr. Petitto has spent the majority of her career as a nurse and nurse practitioner at Arkansas Children’s Hospital where she held multiple leadership roles, conducted research, and assisted with program development and coordination.  She has presented her research at both local and international… read more
Phone: 832-227-2130
Since joining Texas Children’s Hospital in 2015, Ms. Spear has showed her passion for pediatric patients and their families. Her background includes general pediatrics and most recently the Department of Surgery. As a Physician Assistant, Ms. Spear is dedicated to delivering compassionate and… read more
Phone: 832-227-0070

Speech Therapy

Fatimah is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist who has experience evaluating and treating patients in the pre-school, school-age, adolescent, and geriatric population. She has treated a variety of communication disorders (e.g., receptive/expressive language, pragmatics, articulation/phonology,… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Andrea is a certified Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist who has experience evaluating and treating pediatric patients with a special interest in culturally diverse population. Andrea has had the opportunity of treating a variety of communication disorders. She is passionate about making a… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Kristi is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from the University of North Texas – Denton in 2014. Throughout her career, she has had the opportunity to serve families of children with speech-language and feeding-swallowing disorders. Kristi has obtained specialized training and… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Striving to increase access to quality care for a variety of families, I have participated in extensive hands on training and continuing education courses and achieved specialized skills for working with children who have hearing loss, performing videofluoroscopic evaluations of swallowing,… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Passionate about providing exceptional care to children and their families regardless of diagnosis, Brooke has had the opportunity to serve children with speech-language and feeding-swallowing disorders through the use of evidence based practice and interdisciplinary collaboration. Brooke has… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
I believe in a family-centered approach with an emphasis on creating open lines of communication with families/caregivers. I believe in capitalizing on patient’s strengths and scaffolding weaknesses until they are functional by following the lead of every child’s personal pace of development while… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Over the last four years, Jessica Kruse has practiced speech language pathology with a wide variety of patient populations as well as in a variety of settings including outpatient, home health services, and in the school setting. She is passionate about pediatric speech language pathology and… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Laura is a speech language pathologist working primarily with infants and children with feeding and swallowing disorders.  She practices in a variety of pediatric settings including acute care, NICU, outpatient, and group feeding therapy programs in addition to performing videofluoroscopic… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
My philosophy of care focuses on providing quality services to patients and their families through the use of evidence based practice and interdisciplinary collaboration. I have extensive experience in treating and evaluating culturally and linguistically diverse populations exhibiting a variety of… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
I am committed to helping children become as functional and independent as possible. I firmly believe that creating an environment full of respect, compassion and trust, establishes a foundation for families to work alongside a team of professionals to reach a common goal.  I am fluent in American… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Sarah Raye is a speech-language pathologist working primarily in outpatient speech therapy with early experience working in the school setting. She has experience working with a wide variety of pediatric populations including children with receptive and expressive language disorders, autism… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900
Kasey is a speech-language pathologist who is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and certified by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Kasey started her career at Texas Children’s in 2008 and served at the Main Campus, RISE School of Houston… read more
Phone: 832-227-1913 (Clinic) | 832-227-1872 (Direct Line)
Jeanette is a Spanish-English bilingual speech-language pathologist who is licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She has experience in the evaluation and treatment of pre-school and school-age… read more
Phone: 832-227-1900

Sports Medicine

The benefits of a physically active life for a given child or teen may include success in competitive sports, personal achievement, comradeship with teammates, opportunities for friendship, or a means of staying fit or dealing with stress. Whatever the youngster's motivations, my commitment to them… read more
Phone: 832-227-1620
One of the keys to a healthy lifestyle is remaining physically active, regardless of age. Sports medicine is about caring for active individuals and helping them to return to their chosen sport as soon as is safely possible, whether that sport is played at a recreational or professional level. As a… read more
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

Sports Orthopedics

Aharon Z. Gladstein MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon with a sub-specialty interest in sports injuries. He specializes in the use of arthroscopy in the management of a wide spectrum of pathologies. His goal is to help children and teenagers recover from injuries and return to activities by… read more
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
It is my privilege and honor to be able to provide medical care for fellow human being, especially for a child.  My background is a little unique compared to other medical providers having been a hospital chaplain prior to being a physician assistant.  My philosophy of care can simply be summarized… read more
Phone: 832-227-1620 (West) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
Megan M. May, MD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and specializes in sports medicine and pediatric orthopedic surgery. Dr. May earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky. She completed her orthopedic surgery residency… read more
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 713-839-0171 (Bellaire) | 281-477-9898 (CyFair)
Scott McKay is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports injury care and arthroscopy.  He believes in shared decision making with his patients and their families when developing a customized treatment plan for their particular condition.     He is has given multiple lectures at the… read more
Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

Sports Physical Therapy

Rob’s care philosophy is centered on the principle of promoting education and empowerment of individuals and their families in an engaging environment to allow each person to maximize potential in both sport and life. Prior to joining the Texas Children’s Hospital, Rob was a member of the Sports… read more
Phone: 832-227-2240
I have practiced outpatient physical therapy with an emphasis in orthopedic and sports physical therapy for several years. I believe in treating in a biomechanical basis to improve the body’s movement system and stabilization exercises to improve joint stability. Attending the University of St.… read more
Phone: 832-227-2416
Treatment philosophy is to focus on movement dyfunctions in athletes that lead to poor mechanics, poor performance, overuse injuries and pain with sports participation. Special interests include over head and running athletes. Functional Movement Screen assessments to uncover inadequate strength,… read more
Phone: 832-227-1918
Karli Kibby, PT, DPT, TPS joined the physical therapy team at Texas Children’s Hospital in 2021. She began treating both developmental and sports patients at the Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Center location. She has a strong orthopedic background with particular interest in treating patients… read more
Phone: 832-227-7878
Sara McLean is a sports physical therapist at Texas Children's Hospital working primarily with adolescent athletes and a younger orthopedic population. Her clinical interests include operative and non-operative management of youth athletes with lower extremity injuries, management of orthopedic… read more
Phone: 832-227-2418
Nicole Melfi is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and former inaugural sports resident at Texas Children's Hospital. She is the Sports Residency Coordinator at the West Campus. Nicole completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Marquette University. She is also a certified athletic trainer, certified… read more
Phone: 832-227-2418
Jennifer Morgan began her career as a sports physical therapy resident at The Ohio State University. Following the completion of her sports residency, she stayed on at The Ohio State University and served as a faculty member of the sports residency program while treating various orthopedic and… read more
Phone: 832-277-2419
Jenny Nguyen began her physical therapy career in outpatient orthopedics treating individuals with a variety of diagnoses including but not limited to non-surgical joint pain, post-surgical rotator cuff repairs, ACL repairs, meniscus repairs, meniscectomy, neck pain, and low back pain. Her… read more
Phone: 832-227-2633
Tiffany started her physical therapy career in adult orthopedics with sports medicine in Houston at the Texas Medical Center.  She then pursued sports medicine and orthopedics for the pediatric population in 2012 with Texas Children’s Hospital.  She has clinical interests in surgical and non-… read more
Phone: 832-227-1894
Erica Ziverts is a sports physical therapist at Texas Children’s Hospital working primarily with adolescent athletes and a younger orthopedic population. Her clinical interests include operative/non-operative management of youth athletes and limb lengthening patients. In addition to her clinical… read more
Phone: 832-277-2419

Trauma

Dr. Paul K. Minifee MD, FAAP, FACS is the Chief Surgery Officer and Trauma Medical Director for Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. In addition to trauma, Dr. Minifee has nearly 30 years expertise in the clinical practice of pediatric surgery at Texas Children's Hospital.  He is Professor of… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
I strive to promote the advancement and availability of trauma care to ensure all patients receive the right care, at the right place, at the right time. I foster and encourage environments of safety, trustworthiness, transparency, and collaboration between patients, health care providers, and… read more
Phone: 832-227-2018

Urology

I believe that our care should strive to be a patient and family centered care that delivers the highest quality and cutting edge of urologic treatments. Clinical Interests: Genitourinary reconstruction including hypospadias, neurogenic bladder, disorders of sexual development, exstrophy,… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778 (Main) | 832-227-2220 (West) | 713-839-0164 (Bellaire)
Phone: 832-822-3160 (Main) | 832-227-2220 (West)
Phone: 832-822-2778 (Main) | 832-227-2220 (West)
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
Phone: 832-822-3160 (Main) | 832-227-2220 (West)

Wound Care Clinic

Ryan is the Chief of the Wound Care Center and the Program Director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Pediatric Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship program – the first program of its kind in the country. Ryan graduated from the University of South Alabama in 1999 with a B.S. in Biology and… read more
Phone: 832-822-3135
Dr. Paul K. Minifee MD, FAAP, FACS is the Chief Surgery Officer and Trauma Medical Director for Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus. In addition to trauma, Dr. Minifee has nearly 30 years expertise in the clinical practice of pediatric surgery at Texas Children's Hospital.  He is Professor of… read more
Phone: 832-822-2778
Jeromie Sequitin is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital. He began his career in 2016 here at Texas Children’s Hospital after attending the University of St. Francis Physician Assistant Program in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is one of… read more
Phone: 832-822-3180