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Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-824-5800
Fax: 832-825-5801


6621 Fannin Street
Suite A3300
Houston, TX 77030

Helena I. Karlberg, MD


Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Children's Hospital Boston Fellowship Pediatric Anesthesiology 1988
St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Fellowship Cardiothoracic Anesthesia 1988
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Anesthesiology 1987
Baylor College of Medicine Internship Transitional 1985
Gothenborg University, Faculty of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1979


Dr. Hippard's special interests include: As the Leading Physician in Anesthesiology at Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, Katy preparing our section for the West Campus developing into the leading institution for pediatric health care in the West Houston community. Providing excellent pediatric clinical outpatient and inpatient care. Providing optimal pediatric pain management including regional and central nerve blocks. Special fields of interest include Airway management, Neurosurgery anesthesia with specialized anesthetic techniques for neuroelectrophysiologic procedures, craniofacial abnormalities and scoliosis. Pediatric Pain management. Anesthesia equipment and safety. Clinical research.

Selected Publications

Clinical Study: Postoperative analgesic and behavioral effects of intranasal fentanyl, intramuscular morphine and intravenous morphine in patients undergoing bilateral myringotomy and placement of ventilating tubes. (In press for publication).

* Texas Children's Hospital physicians' licenses and credentials are reviewed prior to practicing at any of our facilities. Sections titled From the Doctor, Professional Organizations and Publications were provided by the physician's office and were not verified by Texas Children's Hospital.