Physicians & Clinical Staff

The Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands 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.


Adolescent Medicine

Dr. Franklin is a pediatric psychologist that specializes in using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing techniques to address adolescent mental health concerns. Through the Department of Adolescent Medicine she sees patients with mood, anxiety, and eating disorders. Dr.…
Phone: 936-267-6300

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Allergy & Immunology

Dr. Chinen is a specialist in allergic disorders and immunology defects. He has an extensive clinical experience acquired during his work at Centers of Excellence such as the National Institutes of Health, Downstate University of New York and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Chinen has also…
Phone: 936-267-7577 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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I strive to provide the highest quality of care to my patients and their families with allergic disorders and immune deficiencies.  Being diagnosed with severe food allergies and or immune deficiencies can be very stressful for the patients and their families. Hence my goal is to make all possible…
Phone: 936- 267-7577

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Dr. Tuano strives to improve the quality of life of children with allergic and immunologic conditions and help their families manage and cope with these conditions. She sees patients with a wide range of allergic conditions, like eczema, food allergy, allergic rhinitis, asthma, drug allergy, and…
Phone: 936-267-7577

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Bariatric Surgery Program

Dr. Rodriguez is a general pediatric surgeon with research interests in improving outcomes and quality of care for pediatric trauma patients and in clinical trials to improve outcomes following general pediatric surgical operations. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General…
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands)

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Dr. Shawn J. Stafford entered medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina after serving an eight-year enlistment in the United States Navy. He went on to complete a residency at Louisiana State University. During his time at LSU he was involved in research looking at angiogenesis and…
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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Cancer and Hematology Centers

Dr. Pamela Camacho is a full time faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include general oncology and benign hematology, with a special interest in solid tumors in children. She is board…
Phone: 936-267-7744

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Dr. Ricardo J. Flores graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine with highest honors in 2004. He completed his training in pediatrics at the University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital in 2007 and his subspecialty training in pediatric hematology/oncology at Baylor College of…
Phone: 832-824-1037 (office)

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Dr. Michael Gleason was introduced to the world of pediatric cancer when he was diagnosed with lymphoma in high school. He was treated here at Texas Children’s Hospital on one of the research protocols that Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine were offering. His personal…
Phone: 936-267-7444

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Dr. Hatel Moonat is a full time faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine. Her clinical expertise includes both benign hematology and general oncology, with a special interest in pediatric solid tumors.   Dr. Moonat…
Phone: 936-267-7444 (Clinic)

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Dr. Trinh Nguyen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine-Texas Children's Hospital. She has over 6 years experience in treating children with bleeding and clotting disorders, a very highly specialized…
Phone: 936-267-7444

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Cardiology

Dr. Peter R. Ermis has been a Baylor College of Medicine faculty member since 2014 after completing his combined internal medicine-pediatrics residency at the Baylor Affiliated Hospitals and his combined adult and pediatric cardiology fellowships at the Texas Heart Institute and Texas Children's…
Phone: 832-822-2243 (Main) | 936-267-6000 (The Woodlands)

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Phone: 832-826-5600 (Main) | 936-267-6000 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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Dr. Kuriakose grew up in New York and went to Stony Brook University, where she studied Anthropology and also earned her medical degree. She completed her residency and fellowship training at New York University and went on to pursue an advanced fellowship year for cardiac imaging at the Children’s…
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Dr. Wolfe is interested in congenital heart disease from infancy to young adulthood. He has a particular interest in patients with complex congenital heart defects that may (or may not) have been prenatally identified and need immediate postnatal Cardiology care. He also enjoys developing long-term…
Phone: 936-267-6000

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Dr. Zachariah is a clinician and scientist currently supported by a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Career Development Award in Clinical Research (K23). His clinical domains are the "lifecourse" prevention of heart attack and stroke in adulthood by focusing on children as well as the…
Phone: 832-824-3278 (Main) | 936-267-6000 (The Woodlands)

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Dermatology

Dr. Craddock is a fellowship-trained pediatric dermatologist and board certified in Dermatology and Pediatrics. Her clinical interests include acne, eczema, birthmarks, genetic skin disorders, and skin problems related to systemic disease.    News Articles: These are some of the common mistakes…
Phone: 832-822-3720 (Main) | 936-267-7400 (The Woodlands)

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For many children, coming to the doctor is an uncomfortable and apprehensive experience. It is my job not only to treat and diagnose my patients correctly but to also make them feel that they are safe and secure under my care.  Taking the time to slow down in your day to acknowledge that a child is…
Phone: 936-267-5555

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Developmental Pediatrics

I am currently an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and a full time Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician at Texas Children’s Hospital in the Woodlands, TX. I believe that every child should be provided with the care and support they need to achieve their highest potential. Every…
Phone: 936-321-0808

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Diabetes and Endocrinology

My aim is to work closely with patients and family to provide compassionate and comprehensive care. I understand that each patient has individualized needs and I work to understand those needs. Clinical Interests: I enjoy caring for children and adolescents with diabetes as well as general…
Phone: 936-267-7500

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My aim is to provide high quality, evidence-based, and compassionate care for children with diabetes and endocrine conditions. I love working with families to create a patient-centered plan of care. Clinical Interests: Type 1 diabetes, thyroid disorders, growth and puberty disorders, nonclassical…
Phone: 936-267-7500

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I believe in family centered care where patient and families actively participate and make decisions in the child’s care. Clinical Interests: Education for Type 1 Diabetes Research Interests: Aspects of diabetes management Improvement in complication rates 
Phone: 936-267-7500 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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My philosophy is to work closely with my patients, their families as well as other specialists and team members to provide comprehensive and coordinated care for my patients through adulthood. I strive to achieve best care possible using the most evidenced based knowledge and experience to treat…
Phone: 936-267-7500

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Ear & Hearing Center

Clinical Interests: Cochlear implants, newborn hearing screening and evaluation, pediatric amplification, and diagnostic hearing evaluation
Phone: 936-267-7350

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Emergency Center

Dr. Day is currently the Associate Medical Director of The Woodlands Emergency Center. Her focus is improving access and quality of pediatric emergency care in the community setting. Her current project is centered around development of a simulation curriculum to be used in the community setting…
Phone: 832-824-5497

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Certifications Pediatric Emergency Medicine #1173 (11/11/2014 - 11/11/2024) ABP    
Phone: 832-824-5497

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Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Dr. Barton’s patient care philosophy is centered on education. She believes that a patient and their family’s understanding of a diagnosis is an important step in the treatment process. She enjoys teaching medical concepts to families in ways that are clearly and easily understandable. She delights…
Phone: 936-267-7555

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Dr. Britto’s patient care philosophy is focused on a family-centered approach. She believes that caring for an ill child requires collaboration between patients, their families and the provider. She strives to educate families so that they will have the tools needed to actively participate in the…
Phone: 936-267-7555

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Dr. Chu believes that mutual trust and effective communication are two of the bedrock components of a good patient-provider relationship. He also believes that building strong collaborations with care providers within Texas Children’s Hospital and beyond is critical to fully leveraging the…
Phone: 936-267-7555

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Dr. Bryan Vartabedian is the Director of Community Medicine for the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. He has spent 20 years in full-time clinical practice and currently sees patients at Texas Children's Hospital | The Woodlands. Passionate about communication and patient…
Phone: 936-267-7555

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Dr. Wyatt enjoys seeing children with a wide spectrum of GI illnesses including gastroesophageal reflux, constipation and functional disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.  She enjoys forming trusting relationships with patients and their families and appreciates that every child is different…
Phone: 936-267-7555

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Genetics

Rachel Franciskovich is a board certified genetic counselor in the department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine.  She is involved in the care of individuals and families in the general genetics outpatient clinic at Texas Children’s Hospital, primarily in The Woodlands. …
Phone: 832-822-4280

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Infectious Disease

My goal is to provide holistic and quality care to children, and be an ardent advocate for their physical and mental well-being as it relates to infectious diseases. I understand how stressful a child’s illness can be, hence listening to the family and the patient is key followed by a scientific…
Phone: 967-267-7123

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Kidney (Renal)

I treat children with various forms of kidney diseases and have a special interest in pediatric hypertension. My goal is to help my patients improve their health by collaborating with them and educating them on their medical conditions. I am a strong communicator and good listener, and I cherish…
Phone: 832-824-3800 (Main) | 936-267-7819 (Woodlands) | 936-267-7552 (Renal Office)

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I strive to give our patients the best care by coordinating services among specialties and working as part of a multidisciplinary team.  Our families should rest assured that they are cared for by some of the best nurses, nephrologists, advanced practice providers and ancillary staff in the country…
Phone: 936-267-7599

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Neonatology

My number one goal is the safe care of all babies.  I work to make our hospital system and individual patient encounter safe.  Clinical Interests: My interest revolves around improving our hospital system from a standpoint of physician, nursing and staff interaction to make our practice safer.  I…
Phone: 936-267-5000

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My philosophy is to provide safe, effective care to all infants. Support of the family and encouragement of their participation in their infant’s care is highly emphasized in the Texas Children’s Hospital, The Woodlands. Clinical Interests: Safe sleep, breastfeeding Research Interests: Quality…
Phone: 936-267-5000

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Clinical Interests: Neonatal Resuscitation, Education, Patient Advocacy Research Interests: Education tools, Neonatal Resuscitation, Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice
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Neurology

Dr. Espineli is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Developmental Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine. As a board certified Child Neurologist, Dr. Espineli practices General Child Neurology, which covers a broad range of neurological conditions including headache,…
Phone: 936-267-7711

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I will give my best effort to provide comprehensive, individualized and evidence-based care, keeping the child’s and family’s goals a priority. Clinical Interests: Spasticity, cerebral palsy and related movement disorders, post neonatal follow up, neurodevelopmental disabilities, general child…
Phone: 936-267-7711 (Neurology) | 936-321-0808 (SOAR Program)

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Through the lens of love, I approach each patient individually to best serve them and their families. Clinical  Interests: General Pediatric Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Epilepsy, Tic Disorders, Botox (for chronic migraine)
Phone: 936-267-7711

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Clinical Interests: General pediatric neurology – headache, migraines, seizures, epilepsy, tics disorder.  Evaluation for involuntary movement disorders, cerebral palsy, and neuromuscular concerns. Currently not involved in research projects. Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child…
Phone: 936-267-7711

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Many children and adolescents suffer from frequent headaches that can often become debilitating. Chronic headaches often affect the entire family.  I offer an individualized approach to children by guiding the family in the selection of treatment options that may help. 
Phone: 936-267-7711

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Ophthalmology

Dr. Bhatt's research interests are in the area of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). He is especially interested in the role of VEGF-inhibitors in the treatment of severe ROP. He serves as head of the Texas Children's Hospital and Ben Taub General Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ROP screening…
Phone: 832-822-3230

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Dr. Coats is Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics at the Cullen Eye Institute and Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Ophthalmology at Texas Children’s Hospital.  His medical degree was received from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 1987, followed by internship in South Carolina…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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Dr. Herce completed her undergraduate degree with High Honors at the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas and was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honors society. She went on to complete an internship in…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)

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Mary K. Kelinske, OD, is an Optometrist in the department of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Kelinske earned her Doctor of Optometry from University of Houston College of Optometry. Her extensive training includes a residency in neuro optometric Rehabilitation at University of…
Phone: 832-822-3230

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Dr. Paysse's research interests are in the areas of refractive surgery for certain forms of amblyopia and retinopathy of prematurity. She is Principal Investigator and/or contributing investigator on numerous NIH-funded projects, including the Amblyopia Treatment Studies, Early Treatment for…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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Irene Tung, MD, is a native Houstonian and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rice University as a Rice Baylor Scholar. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed an internship in pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital and an ophthalmology residency at The Ohio…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-267-7400 (The Woodlands)

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Dr. Kimberly Yen is board certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  She is an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology and has received the Heed Ophthalmic Fellow Award, the Fulbright and Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching and Evaluation, a Knight Templar…
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-321-0808 (The Woodlands)

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Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Kushare is a dual fellowship trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating sports injuries in young patients. He was recently promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery after receiving the ‘Early Career Award for Excellence in Patient Care’ at…
Phone: 936-267-7200 (Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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My mission is to ensure I provide competent, empathetic, and compassionate care to the best of my ability to all my patients.  As a physician assistant I feel my profession was developed to improve the ever expanding health care system and throughout my years of practicing I have done just that. My…
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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It is my goal to compassionately, respectively, and collaboratively facilitate the care for each patient by providing the highest levels of treatment and education. Clinical Interests: Historically, the majority of my clinical interests and experiences have revolved around high quality care for a…
Phone: 936-827-2972

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Dr. Powers specializes in pediatric orthopaedic surgery with a focus on pediatric and adolescent hip pathology, trauma, and lower extremity deformity. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from California Lutheran University and earned her Doctorate of Medicine at University of Nevada School of…
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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Dr. Shih is dedicated to providing comprehensive, compassionate care for neuromuscular patients and the community. Clinical Interests: Neuromuscular Diseases, Lower Extremity Deformity, Gait Analysis, Orthopaedic Pediatric Trauma Research Interests: Neuromuscular Diseases, Lower Extremity…
Phone: 936-267-7200 (Main) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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Dr. Jeffrey Shilt is the Vice Chair of Surgery-Community at Texas Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, Dept of Orthopedics. He is currently the Medical Director of the Motion Analysis & Human Performance Lab and serves as the…
Phone: 936-267-7200

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Nicole Wunderlich, MS, PA-C is a Physician Assistant in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital at the Woodlands Campus.  She primarily focuses on pediatric fracture management and sports medicine injuries.  She has a strong background and passion for orthopedics, having…
Phone: 936-267-7200 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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Otolaryngology

I grew up in the State of Idaho and from a very young age knew that I wanted to help improve the lives of children and their families.  After suffering from cholesteatoma surgery (an ear growth) as a child, I was destined to become a pediatric ear nose and throat surgeon.  I have practiced…
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)

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I believe in treating children as I would my own, with compassion, respecting their space and making the experience the least intimidating. When the parents trust me with the care of their child, the onus to deliver the highest quality of care in a timely manner lies with me. I believe in…
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)

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After completing his residency, Dr. Traboulsi trained in both Pediatric Otolaryngology and Otology. His main interests include pediatric airway disease, pediatric otology (chronic ear disease, cholesteatoma), and cochlear implantation. Dr. Traboulsi also specializes in pediatric imbalance and…
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)

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I believe in achieving the best possible care for my patients and their families by treating the whole patient.  I consistently and compassionately approach their ear, nose, and throat disorders while considering the global goals and needs of the patient and their families.  Clinical  Interests:…
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)

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Children and their families have been my focus my entire nursing career.  I love to help and educate the families in our practice.  It is a joy to watch children go through the many changes in life from infancy through young adulthood.  It is a miraculous process one that I'm honored to be involved…
Phone: 936-267-7400

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I love working with kids of all ages and their parents.  Education is an integral part of every visit.  I spend a lot of time explaining diagnoses and treatment plans and believe that no family should leave with unanswered questions.  I enjoy all aspects of ENT but I particularly enjoy removing…
Phone: 936-267-7400 (Woodlands) | 281-666-5006 (Eagle Springs)

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I am dedicated to providing a comprehensive specialized care to pediatric patients.  I graduated in 1994 and then earned my Masters in 2012.  I have spent 22 years with pediatric cardiac patients with recent transition to ENT in the Woodlands.  
Phone: 936-267-7400

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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…
Phone: 346-257-9942 (Direct Line) | 832-822-7228 (Clinic)

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Pathology

Research Interests: Dr. McKay’s prior experience includes a broad practice of anatomic pathology including pediatric surgical pathology, perinatal autopsy and placental pathology. Her ongoing research focuses on placental characteristics in cases of Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome and the diagnosis/…
Phone: 936-267-5200

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Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

I am excited, passionate and driven by purpose.  It is truly an honor to be here as your board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist and fellowship-trained Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist at The Woodlands Campus of Texas Children’s Hospital.  To me, the field of Pediatric and Adolescent…
Phone: 936-267-7399

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I provide comprehensive, inclusive gynecologic care for newborns through adulthood with a focus on shared decision making in a compassionate and empathetic environment that is respectful of patient autonomy and cultural differences.  My care includes surgical procedures as well as outpatient clinic…
Phone: 936-267-7399

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Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Partnering with families and the care team to restore health. Clinical Interests: Antibiotic stewardship Readmissions Health Information Technology/EMR Research Interests: Quality Improvement
Phone: 936-267-7779

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Pediatric Surgery

Dr. Le is a board certified surgeon experienced in caring for pediatric patients of all ages (neonates through adolescents), with interest in advanced minimally invasive techniques. He has specialized expertise in the treatment of pediatric trauma patients, as well as the management of complex…
Phone: 936-267-7333 (Woodlands) | 832-822-2778 (Main)

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Dr. Rodriguez is a general pediatric surgeon with research interests in improving outcomes and quality of care for pediatric trauma patients and in clinical trials to improve outcomes following general pediatric surgical operations. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General…
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands)

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Dr. Shawn J. Stafford entered medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina after serving an eight-year enlistment in the United States Navy. He went on to complete a residency at Louisiana State University. During his time at LSU he was involved in research looking at angiogenesis and…
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests:  Spasticity or tone management particularly related to the use of botulinum toxin and intrathecal baclofen therapy in patients with Cerebral palsy and other neurologic disorders; general physical medicine and musculoskeletal conditions. Dr. Dy brings a unique focus to the…
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 936-267-7777 (The Woodlands)

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I believe that it is important first to listen and get to know my patients and their families in order to understand their concerns and goals. Then, working together as a team, we are able to develop informed, customized treatment plans to improve health and quality of life and to maximize the…
Phone: 832-826-6106 (Main) | 936-267-7777 (The Woodlands)

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Sharing in decision making about how to manage a child’s physical difficulties requires an understanding of a child’s condition, the existing treatment options, and the realistic goals of the child and family. The best healthcare decisions are made following collaboration with the family and other…
Phone: 936-267-7777 (The Woodlands) | 936-321-0808 (SOAR Program) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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Plastic Surgery

Dr. Olorunnipa received his undergraduate degree at Harvard University before obtaining his medical degree at Stanford University School of Medicine. He then entered the combined Plastic Surgery Residency at New York Presbyterian/Columbia and New York Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Centers in…
Phone: 936-267-7100

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Jessica S. Tung, JD, MMS, PA-C is a physician assistant in Department of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital in the Woodlands.  She is one of several Advanced Practice Providers helping to meet the demands of a high-volume service and her responsibilities…
Phone: 936-267-7100 (Woodlands) | 832-822-3180 (Main)

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Psychiatry

I am committed to those I serve and their individual needs are at the center of all decisions. I always dedicate my time to listen to my patients and families not to dictate. My main goal is to provide the patients with accurate information about their condition, diagnosis and treatment options. I…
Phone: 936-321-0808

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Psychology

Dr. Allain is an Assistant Professor/Clinical Psychologist at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. Through the Department of Pediatric Psychology, Dr. Allain provides empirically-supported psychological services to children, adolescents, and families presenting with a range of…
Phone: 936-321-0808

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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…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (Woodlands) | 832-227-1111 (West Campus)

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Pulmonology

Dr. Hiatt is the Chief of the Pulmonary section at Texas Children’s Hospital.  His clinical areas of interest include Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and General Pediatric Pulmonology.  He has devoted the last 25 years to CF focused on both clinical care and CF related research.  He continues to be involved…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)

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I care for a wide variety of Pulmonary and Sleep disorders. My focus is in the evaluation and treatment of children with neuromuscular disorders and pediatric insomnia. I collaborate with a broad group of subspecialist with the goal of providing a multi-tiered approach to addressing complex medical…
Phone: 936-267-7744

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I am focused on providing empathetic, compassionate, high quality care to children with a wide variety of respiratory diseases/issues. I seek to provide a team approach when caring for my patients particularly with parents and caregivers Clinical Interests: -Asthma/Preschool Wheezing -Chronic…
Phone: 936-267-7744 (Pulmonary) | 936-321-0808 (SOAR Program)

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I believe in providing family centered care, working with patients and their families to diagnose and provide care which includes the family’s concerns and needs in the process of addressing their child’s illnesses involving the respiratory system. Clinical  Interests: Asthma, Bronchopulmonary…
Phone: 936-267-7744 (Pulmonology) | 936-321-0808 (SOAR Program)

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Dr. Typaldos is a board certified pediatrician who practices both pediatric pulmonary and sleep medicine.  She has particular interests in general pulmonary diseases including asthma, exercise induced bronchospasm, chronic lung disease of infancy, respiratory care of children with neuromuscular…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)

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Radiologist-In-Chief

Thierry A.G.M. Huisman is the Radiologist-in-Chief at Texas Children’s Hospital. Prior to coming to Texas Children’s Hospital, Dr. Huisman served as Chairman of the Department of Imaging and Imaging Science at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. In addition he was Director of the Division of…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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.…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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My primary interests are resident and fellow education, fetal ultrasound and MR imaging, and pediatric ultrasound. In 2011, my work in education was recognized by the graduating radiology resident class at Baylor College of Medicine, who honored me with their Teacher of the Year award. My research…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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My professional goal is to provide the best patient care possible for every single child in need by optimizing imaging and developing relationships between family members and referring clinicians.  I take pride in collaboration that can lead to a positive outcome.  Clinical Interests: Body and…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 936-267-7400

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Dr. Schallert is board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology. Her clinical and research interests include pediatric musculoskeletal imaging, body imaging and conventional imaging. She performs all aspects of pediatric radiology including multimodality imaging and…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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Dr. Seghers is the Division Chief of Community Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical experience is based in Pediatric Radiology. Dr. Seghers is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology with additional subspecialty…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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.  …
Phone: 832-824-7237

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Radiology - 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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7237

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Rheumatology

Dr. Lai is a board certified pediatric rheumatologist who provides full time care at Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands. She is a Texas native who studied at Rice University and later obtained her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. Her clinical focuses include systemic lupus…
Phone: 936-267-7700

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Sleep Center

I care for a wide variety of Pulmonary and Sleep disorders. My focus is in the evaluation and treatment of children with neuromuscular disorders and pediatric insomnia. I collaborate with a broad group of subspecialist with the goal of providing a multi-tiered approach to addressing complex medical…
Phone: 936-267-7744

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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…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (Woodlands) | 832-227-1111 (West Campus)

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Dr. Typaldos is a board certified pediatrician who practices both pediatric pulmonary and sleep medicine.  She has particular interests in general pulmonary diseases including asthma, exercise induced bronchospasm, chronic lung disease of infancy, respiratory care of children with neuromuscular…
Phone: 832-822-3300 (Main) | 936-267-7744 (The Woodlands)

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Sports Medicine

Dr. Ernest welcomes patients of all ages and fitness levels to her clinic.  Her background as an athletic trainer, paramedic and firefighter provides a unique perspective on injury evaluation and treatment.  She appreciates the importance of individualized treatment plans to ensure successful…
Phone: 936-267-7300

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Sports medicine is an exciting and challenging field because you are given the opportunity to work with and take care of active pediatric and adolescent patients all the while helping them to maximize their overall potential. Every athlete is different and due to their diverse sport background and…
Phone: 936-267-7300 (Woodlands) | 281-812-0280 (Kingwood)

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Trauma

Dr. Rodriguez is a general pediatric surgeon with research interests in improving outcomes and quality of care for pediatric trauma patients and in clinical trials to improve outcomes following general pediatric surgical operations. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General…
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands)

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Urology

I found my passion for treating pediatric patients while completing my masters in Physician Assistant Studies from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. I have been fortunate enough to join a great team at Texas Children’s Hospital Urology department who share the same values and…
Phone: 936-267-7333

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My passion lies within pediatric healthcare. I believe in using evidence-based practice and research to improve the future health of children. My mission is to provide compassionate and comprehensive family-centered care to all of my patients. My clinical interests include dysfunctional voiding and…
Phone: 936-267-7177

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Phone: 936-267-7177

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Dr. Zuniga was born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas. He graduated from Brown University with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Biology and he earned his medical doctorate from The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He then completed his urologic residency at The University of…
Phone: 936-267-7177

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