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Texas Medical Center
West Campus

Critical Care
Phone: 832-227-1015 (West) | 832-826-6230 (Main)
Fax: 832-825-6229


Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus6651 Main Street, MC E1420
6651 Main Street, MC E1420
Houston, TX 77030

Jeanine M. Graf, MD

Chief Medical Officer, West Campus

Texas Children's Hospital West
Pediatric Medical Director, Kangaroo Crew
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care 1995
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics (Chief Resident 1992) 1992
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 1991
Baylor College of Medicine Internship Pediatrics 1989
Ohio State University College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1988


As Chief Medical Officer of Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, Dr. Graf is interested in optimizing the delivery of safe, high quality patient care for children in the community setting. She continues to engage in clinical research regarding pediatric transport and prevention of hospital acquired conditions.  

Dr. Graf is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Graf continues to practice as a Pediatric Intensive Care Physician at the West Campus and is the Pediatric Medical Director of the Kangaroo Crew Intensive Care Transport Team for Texas Children’s Hospital. She has been elected as President of the Medical Staff at Texas Children’s Hospital for 2016. 

Prior to her appointment as the Chief Medical Officer at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, Dr. Graf was the Medical Director of the Pediatric ICU at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Medical Director of Respiratory Care. From 2008-2010, Jeanine served as the Interim Chief of the Section of Pediatric Critical Care in the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Graf received her Bachelor’s degree from St. Louis University and her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. In 2012 she received a Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management from Rice University. 

Dr. Graf is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Pediatrics and of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. She has most recently been named as of the 2015-2015 Best Doctors in America and in 2015 as a Top Doc by Houstonia magazine.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
Society of Critical Care Medicine Fellow
Texas Pediatric Society Member

Selected Publications

Graf JM. Early decannulation of the pediatric patient from tracheostomy to noninvasive positive pressure ventilation: Teamwork and patience. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 11(1):146-147, 2010.

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