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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.
Phone: 832-822-3670

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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…
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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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’s…
Phone: 832-824-4752

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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.
Phone: 832-822-3670

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General Endocrinology, hormone blockers / replacement therapy for transgender youth
Phone: 832-822-3670

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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’s…
Phone: 832-824-4752

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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…
Phone: 832-824-7955

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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…
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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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…
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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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…
Phone: 832-822-3250 (Main) | 281-469-4688 (CyFair)

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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.
Phone: 832-824-2250

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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…
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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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,…
Phone: 832-822-2778

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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…
Phone: 832-822-2778

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Research and Outcomes

Program Coordinator