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Texas Medical Center
West Campus
The Woodlands

Emergency Medicine
Phone: 832-824-5497


Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands17580 Interstate 45 South
17580 Interstate 45 South
The Woodlands, TX 77384

Erin B. Henkel, MD

Associate Trauma Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Emergency Medicine/Pediatrics 2016
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2013
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2010
Duke University Bachelors Bachelor of Science 2005


Dr. Henkel strives for excellence in the care of ill and injured children in the Emergency Centers at Medical Center, West and The Woodlands Campuses. She educates fellows, residents and medical students during her clinical time as well as through didactics, procedural training and simulation. She also works as the Associate Trauma Director over all three sites, focusing on trauma quality, process improvement and education including simulation of pediatric trauma.

Clinical Interests:

Pediatric trauma quality, education and simulation

Research Interests:

Pediatric trauma education and simulation


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow

Selected Publications

Henkel, EB, Harpavat, S. Conjugated hyperbilirubinemia. In the Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 7th edition. R Bachur, K Shaw, J Chamberlin, J Lavelle, J Nagler, and JE Shook. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins: Philadelphia, PA, 2014. 8th edition revision in progress, 2020.

Chumpitazi CE, Rees CA, Camp EA, Henkel EB, Valdez KL, Chumpitazi BP. Diagnostic approach to constipation impacts pediatric emergency department disposition. The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2017 Oct;35(10):1490-1493. PMID: 28460807.

Chumpitazi CE, Henkel EB, Valdez KL, Chumpitazi BP. Soap Suds Enemas are Efficacious and Safe for Treating Fecal Impaction in Children with Abdominal Pain. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 2016 Jul;63(1):15-8. PMID: 26655947.

Henkel EB, Sampayo EM, Camp EA, Naik-Mathuria BJ, Chumpitazi CE, Wesson D, Rubalcava D. Assessing leadership and clinical performance of pediatric emergency medicine providers during level 1 trauma resuscitations using video review." Trauma and Emergency Care Vol 1(3): 1-6, 2016.

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Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics Board, certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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