Our Team

Receiving care at a dedicated pediatric hospital allows our patients to have access to a comprehensive spectrum of pediatric specialists whenever needed.

The Pediatric Thyroid Program at Texas Children’s Hospital is staffed by a dedicated team of pediatric endocrinologists, pediatric surgeons, pediatric otolaryngologists/head and neck surgeons, pediatric anesthesiologists, pediatric radiologists, interventional pediatric radiologists, pediatric pathologist, cytopathologists, pediatric oncologists, nurses and patient care coordinators.

Directors

My clinical research interests focus on pediatric thyroid disease and the genetic factors which are associated with cancer, hyperthyroidism, and congenital hypothyroidism in infants and children. I am also investigating the safety of Radioactive iodine treatment in children with Graves disease.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3670
I am interested in general pediatric otolaryngology with a subspecialty focus in tumors of the head and neck, benign and malignant masses, and thyroid disease.  My goal is to deliver high quality care through a multidisciplinary team to create healing and supportive inpatient and outpatient... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
Dr. Priya Mahajan specializes in vascular anomalies and solid tumors. She is committed to providing comprehensive care to children with complex vascular malformations, vascular tumors, and rare solid tumors. She is a pediatric hematology/oncology physician for the inpatient unit at Texas Children’... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1030 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-824-4752

Endocrinology

My clinical research interests focus on pediatric thyroid disease and the genetic factors which are associated with cancer, hyperthyroidism, and congenital hypothyroidism in infants and children. I am also investigating the safety of Radioactive iodine treatment in children with Graves disease.

Address: 6701 Fannin Street 11th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3670
General Endocrinology, hormone blockers / replacement therapy for transgender youth

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 111th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3670

Hematology-Oncology

Dr. Priya Mahajan specializes in vascular anomalies and solid tumors. She is committed to providing comprehensive care to children with complex vascular malformations, vascular tumors, and rare solid tumors. She is a pediatric hematology/oncology physician for the inpatient unit at Texas Children’... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1030 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-824-4752
Dr. Rajkumar Venkatramani, director of clinical business operations for Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is a board-certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist who is internationally recognized for his expertise in... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510.23 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-824-7955

Interventional Radiology

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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 470 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 470 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-824-7237

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery

In addition to general pediatric otolaryngology, my primary interest is in pediatric head and neck surgery including acquired and congenital head and neck masses, head and neck cancers, and thyroid disease as well as in the head and neck sequellae of immunocompromise and cancer treatment. My goal... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Cy-Fair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)
I am interested in general pediatric otolaryngology with a subspecialty focus in tumors of the head and neck, benign and malignant masses, and thyroid disease.  My goal is to deliver high quality care through a multidisciplinary team to create healing and supportive inpatient and outpatient... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, Suite 540 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care CyFair 11777 FM 1960 West Houston, TX 77065 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

Pathology

Dr. Quintanilla is in a research collaboration with the allergy and immunology clinic to study the seasonal variation ofeosinophilic esophagitis. She is board certified in pediatric pathology and cytopathology.

Address: 6621 Fannin Street Suite AB1195 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-824-2250

Radiology

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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 470 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-824-7237
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... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 470 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
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

Address: 6701 Fannin Street Suite 470 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-824-7237

Surgery

Dr. Nuchtern is a pediatric surgeon specializing in pediatric surgical oncology. In addition to performing general neonatal and pediatric surgery, he is a member of the Surgical Oncology Team at Texas Children's Hospital and is actively involved with taking care of patients with neuroblastoma,... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US , Address: Texas Children's Specialty Care Kirby 3023 Kirby Dr., Suite 201 Houston, TX 77098 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3135
Dr. Adam Vogel was born and raised in Hauppauge, New York. As a child and teenager he had frequent visits to his family pediatrician which, combined with an interested in biologic sciences evolved into a desire to pursue a career in medicine and to help sick children. His passion for problem... Read more

Address: Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus 6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas US
Phone: 832-822-3135

Research and Outcomes

Nakada Gusman, RN



Program Coordinator

Monica Y. Garcia, RN