Reena Isaac, MD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Medical Director, Forensic Nurse Program
Texas Children's Hospital
Medical Director, Harris County Children’s Assessment Center (CAC)
Medical Director, Brazoria County Alliance for Children (BCAC)
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
|Brown University Program in Medicine||fellowship||Forensic Pediatrics||2005|
|Albert Einstein College of Medicine||residency||Pediatrics||2002|
|Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Mexico||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||1998|
Every child deserves to grow and thrive in an environment that fosters his or her greatest potential. A child’s outlook on life is dependent on the intersection of physical, emotional, and social health.
Commercial sexual exploitation of children
Sexual abuse of children
Abusive head trauma, child trafficking
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Member|
|Ray Helfer Society||Member|
Hymel KP, Wang M, Chinchilli VM, Karst WA, Wilson DF, Dias MS, Herman BE, Carroll CL, Haney SB, Isaac R; Pediatric Brain Injury Research Network (PediBIRN) Investigators. Estimating the probability of abusive head trauma after abuse evaluation. Child Abuse Neglect 2019 Feb; 88:266-274.
Moon LM, Childress KJ, Isaac R, Adeyemi-Fowode O. Medical child abuse: A case presenting as anogenital bleeding of unknown origin in an older child. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecolology 2018 Dec; 31(6): 637-639.
Culotta PA, Isaac R, Sarpong K, Chandy B, Cruz A, Donaruma-Kwoh M. Nasal Erosion as an uncommon sign of child abuse. International Journal Pediatric Otorhinolargyngology 108; 95-99. 2018.
Isaac, R. “Medical Child Abuse.” A Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Child Physical Abuse and Neglect. 3rd ed. Springer Publishing Inc. 2018.
Isaac R, Mostabajian S. “Child Trafficking.” Rudolph’s Pediatric Textbook. 23rd ed. 2018.