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Texas Medical Center
Specialty Care

Phone: 832-822-4887 (Main and Sugar Land)
Fax: 832-825-3689 (Main and Sugar Land)


Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6621 Fannin Street, Mark Wallace Tower, 11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land
15400 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Meghna Raphael, MD

Assistant Professor, Section of Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine, Department of Pediatrics

Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2016
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Adolescent Medicine 2014
Madras Medical College, Chennai, India MBBS Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery 2006


Dr Raphael provides medical subspecialty care for teens and young adults at Texas Children’s Hospital and the BCM Teen Health Clinic. She believes in providing holistic care and emphasizing on both physical and mental health. She works with an interdisciplinary team in order to provide comprehensive services including nutritional education and psychological counseling. She believes that providing guidance in the health choices a young adolescent makes, is the key to laying the foundation for a healthy adulthood. 

Clinical Interests:

Medical management of gynecological problems such as polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity, and eating disorders

Research Interests:

Polycystic ovary syndrome, eating disorders


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics

Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Member

Selected Publications

Sebastian MR, Lodha R, Kapil A, Kabra SK. Oral Mucosal Decontamination with Chlorhexidine for Prevention of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in Children - A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2012; 13(5):e305-10.

Sebastian MR, Das CJ, Kumar V, Lodha R. Unexplained Coma in a Toddler. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 2009; 28: 551, 558-9.

Sebastian MR, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Swine origin Influenza (Swine Flu). Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2009; 76: 833-41.

Sebastian MR, Lodha R, Kabra SK.  Chikungunya Infection in Children. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2009; 76: 185- 89.

Sebastian MR, Lodha R. Swine origin influenza (Swine flu). In Kabra SK, Lodha R. Essential Pediatric Pulmonology. 2nd Edn. New Delhi. 2010. pp 86-90.

Patient and Family Comments

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