Phone: 1-800-226-2379

Our Team & Fellows

Director, Cancer and Hematology Centers

Dr. Susan Blaney is the Elise C. Young Chair of Pediatric Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), Director of Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and Section Chief of Hematology/Oncology for Baylor College of Medicine. She is also the Vice Chair of the Children's Oncology Group (... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1570.40 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1482

Fellowship Director

Dr. YoungNa Lee-Kim is Director of the Fellowship Program in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is a clinical member of the Hematology Center and the Hemostasis and Thrombosis team, and sees patients in the Hemophilia Treatment Center. Dr. Lee-... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510.12 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1510

Associate Directors

Dr. Phil Steuber completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital, followed by becoming an attending physician in the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. As the Director of the Education Division, Dr. Steuber has mentored nearly 180 pediatric hematology/oncology fellows... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207
Dr. Amber Yates is Associate Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program and a member of the Hematology Center.  Her primary clinical interest is in the care of children with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobin disorders. She is particularly interested in the role of... Read more

Address: Clinic: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Office: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1400 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4502

2017-2020 Fellows

Dr. Kelsey Bertrand started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. Prior to starting fellowship, she completed her residency at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bertrand first became interested in clinical pediatric oncology when she was in graduate school studying... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Campbell received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and then completed his pediatric residency in the Vanderbilt University... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Shannon Conneely started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. Prior to starting fellowship, she worked at Texas Children's Hospital on the inpatient oncology unit as a hospitalist assisting in the medical care of a variety of pediatric oncology patients. She developed... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Emily Hsieh started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. Dr. Emily Hsieh decided to pursue a career in hematology/oncology after she realized that this field was the perfect blend of everything she wanted in a career: continuity of care with her patients and families... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Ross Mangum completed his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Mangum was initially drawn to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology after observing the incredible strength of patients and families dealing... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Lauren Scherer started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. She is board-certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She enjoys taking care of all children with blood and cancer disorders. However, her area of interest is pediatric leukemia.... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Omar Shakeel started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. He is board certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Shakeel completed his undergraduate education at the University of Florida and later his medical education at the University... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Mark Zobeck started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. He is passionate about caring for children with cancer and blood disorders. His goal is to care for the entire family, not only by treating the patient's illness, but also by walking alongside families as a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

2018-2021 Fellows

Dr. Maria Castellanos started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Megan Gilbert started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Matthew McEvoy started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018. As a clinical fellow, he cares for patients in all the Hematology-Oncology and BMT programs. Dr. McEvoy completed his residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Colorado, a perennial Top 10 Children's... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Thomas Pfeiffer started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Zachary Prudowsky started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Xavier Rios started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Austin Stuckert started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

2019-2022 Fellows

Dr. Shreya Agarwal started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. After finishing medical school in India, Dr Agarwal worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the department of Clinical and Translational Sciences in Creighton University before joining pediatric residency... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Michelle Choe started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Having been on the other side of the stethoscope prior to starting medical school, Dr. Choe decided she wanted to give back by providing exceptional care to others. She remains motivated by the resilience she... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Shaniqua Johnson started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Shani Johnson has had clinical and research interests in childhood blood disorders since medical school. Her decision to become a hematologist began in medical school, with her unique interests in... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Kristen Kurtz started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. She has served children with a combination of developmental and mental health needs for over a decade, and is excited to specialize in pediatric oncology with a focus on bone marrow transplant. She also has a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Jay Read started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Read decided to pursue a career as a Hematologist/Oncologist because of the relationships he developed with patients and their families during his medical school and residency training. Oncology is unique as a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Wesley Smith started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Smith grew up in Southeast Texas and completed medical school in 2016. After leaving Texas to complete his pediatric residency in Memphis, Tennessee, he returned home to continue training in pediatric... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Gengwen Tian started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Tian has had a strong passion for treating patients with malignancies since medical school. With the goal of understanding more about cancer biology and discovering new treatment, Dr. Tian pursued her PhD... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Dana Tlais started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. She completed her medical training at the American University of Beirut and her Pediatric residency at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Throughout her medical training, Dr. Tlais provided care for many... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

2020-2023 Fellows

Dr. Chelsea Daignault began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Daignault first obtained a degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Subsequently, Dr. Daignault... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Josaura Fernandez began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to fellowship, she completed her medical school training at Central University of Venezuela and went on to complete her... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Sarah Kappa began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.  Her interest in hematology/oncology started during her year as a research assistant in the pathology lab at Children’s Healthcare of... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Cecile Karsenty began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She completed her medical training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and her Pediatric residency at New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York. Dr. Karsenty's interest... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Madeleine O'Keefe began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. Prior to starting her fellowship she completed her pediatrics residency at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Her interest in pediatric hematology/oncology became apparent during her residency, when she had... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Luisanna Sánchez Ventura began her pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She developed a special interest in children with blood disorders while volunteering at a local children's hospital in the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Meghan Shekar began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to fellowship, she worked at Texas Children's Hospital on the inpatient oncology unit as a hospitalist helping to care for a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Leander Timothy began his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. He is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

Advanced Track Trainees

Dr. Erin Morales completed her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020 and is currently undergoing advanced training in stem cell transplantation. She is board-certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Mohamad Sinno completed his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020 and is currently undergoing advanced training in stem cell transplantation. He is board-certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

Program Coordinators

Deanna Cuello received a Bachelor or Arts in Psychology from the University of Houston. She has worked in the Texas Medical Center for over 20 years in cancer centers. For questions related to the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship, please contact Carrie Will, Fellowship Coordinator at... Read more

Address: Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4311
Carrie Will has worked at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers as the Fellowship Coordinator and administrative assistant for the Education Division since 2010. Prior to this, she worked as an Executive Assistant at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in Waco, Texas.  For... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510.31P Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207

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Our Team & Fellows

Director, Cancer and Hematology Centers

Dr. Susan Blaney is the Elise C. Young Chair of Pediatric Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), Director of Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and Section Chief of Hematology/Oncology for Baylor College of Medicine. She is also the Vice Chair of the Children's Oncology Group (... Read more

Address: 1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1570.40 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1482

Fellowship Director

Dr. YoungNa Lee-Kim is Director of the Fellowship Program in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers. She is a clinical member of the Hematology Center and the Hemostasis and Thrombosis team, and sees patients in the Hemophilia Treatment Center. Dr. Lee-... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510.12 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-1510

Associate Directors

Dr. Phil Steuber completed his internship, residency and fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital, followed by becoming an attending physician in the Texas Children’s Cancer Center. As the Director of the Education Division, Dr. Steuber has mentored nearly 180 pediatric hematology/oncology fellows... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207
Dr. Amber Yates is Associate Director of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program and a member of the Hematology Center.  Her primary clinical interest is in the care of children with sickle cell disease and other hemoglobin disorders. She is particularly interested in the role of... Read more

Address: Clinic: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1580 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas , Address: Office: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1400 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4502

2017-2020 Fellows

Dr. Kelsey Bertrand started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. Prior to starting fellowship, she completed her residency at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bertrand first became interested in clinical pediatric oncology when she was in graduate school studying... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Campbell received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and then completed his pediatric residency in the Vanderbilt University... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Shannon Conneely started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. Prior to starting fellowship, she worked at Texas Children's Hospital on the inpatient oncology unit as a hospitalist assisting in the medical care of a variety of pediatric oncology patients. She developed... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Emily Hsieh started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. Dr. Emily Hsieh decided to pursue a career in hematology/oncology after she realized that this field was the perfect blend of everything she wanted in a career: continuity of care with her patients and families... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Ross Mangum completed his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Mangum was initially drawn to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology after observing the incredible strength of patients and families dealing... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Lauren Scherer started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. She is board-certified in General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She enjoys taking care of all children with blood and cancer disorders. However, her area of interest is pediatric leukemia.... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Omar Shakeel started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. He is board certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Shakeel completed his undergraduate education at the University of Florida and later his medical education at the University... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Mark Zobeck started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2017. He is passionate about caring for children with cancer and blood disorders. His goal is to care for the entire family, not only by treating the patient's illness, but also by walking alongside families as a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

2018-2021 Fellows

Dr. Maria Castellanos started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Megan Gilbert started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Matthew McEvoy started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018. As a clinical fellow, he cares for patients in all the Hematology-Oncology and BMT programs. Dr. McEvoy completed his residency in Pediatrics at Children's Hospital Colorado, a perennial Top 10 Children's... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77023 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Thomas Pfeiffer started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Zachary Prudowsky started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Xavier Rios started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Austin Stuckert started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2018. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

2019-2022 Fellows

Dr. Shreya Agarwal started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. After finishing medical school in India, Dr Agarwal worked as a postdoctoral research fellow in the department of Clinical and Translational Sciences in Creighton University before joining pediatric residency... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Michelle Choe started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Having been on the other side of the stethoscope prior to starting medical school, Dr. Choe decided she wanted to give back by providing exceptional care to others. She remains motivated by the resilience she... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Shaniqua Johnson started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Shani Johnson has had clinical and research interests in childhood blood disorders since medical school. Her decision to become a hematologist began in medical school, with her unique interests in... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Kristen Kurtz started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. She has served children with a combination of developmental and mental health needs for over a decade, and is excited to specialize in pediatric oncology with a focus on bone marrow transplant. She also has a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Jay Read started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Read decided to pursue a career as a Hematologist/Oncologist because of the relationships he developed with patients and their families during his medical school and residency training. Oncology is unique as a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Wesley Smith started his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Smith grew up in Southeast Texas and completed medical school in 2016. After leaving Texas to complete his pediatric residency in Memphis, Tennessee, he returned home to continue training in pediatric... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Gengwen Tian started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. Dr. Tian has had a strong passion for treating patients with malignancies since medical school. With the goal of understanding more about cancer biology and discovering new treatment, Dr. Tian pursued her PhD... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Dana Tlais started her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2019. She completed her medical training at the American University of Beirut and her Pediatric residency at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Throughout her medical training, Dr. Tlais provided care for many... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin, Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

2020-2023 Fellows

Dr. Chelsea Daignault began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Daignault first obtained a degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences. Subsequently, Dr. Daignault... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Josaura Fernandez began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to fellowship, she completed her medical school training at Central University of Venezuela and went on to complete her... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Sarah Kappa began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.  Her interest in hematology/oncology started during her year as a research assistant in the pathology lab at Children’s Healthcare of... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Cecile Karsenty began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She completed her medical training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and her Pediatric residency at New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital in New York. Dr. Karsenty's interest... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Madeleine O'Keefe began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. Prior to starting her fellowship she completed her pediatrics residency at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Her interest in pediatric hematology/oncology became apparent during her residency, when she had... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Luisanna Sánchez Ventura began her pediatric hematology and oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She developed a special interest in children with blood disorders while volunteering at a local children's hospital in the... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Meghan Shekar began her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. She is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Prior to fellowship, she worked at Texas Children's Hospital on the inpatient oncology unit as a hospitalist helping to care for a... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Leander Timothy began his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020. He is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

Advanced Track Trainees

Dr. Erin Morales completed her pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020 and is currently undergoing advanced training in stem cell transplantation. She is board-certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242
Dr. Mohamad Sinno completed his pediatric hematology/oncology fellowship training in 2020 and is currently undergoing advanced training in stem cell transplantation. He is board-certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. 

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510 Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4242

Program Coordinators

Deanna Cuello received a Bachelor or Arts in Psychology from the University of Houston. She has worked in the Texas Medical Center for over 20 years in cancer centers. For questions related to the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology fellowship, please contact Carrie Will, Fellowship Coordinator at... Read more

Address: Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4311
Carrie Will has worked at Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers as the Fellowship Coordinator and administrative assistant for the Education Division since 2010. Prior to this, she worked as an Executive Assistant at Texas Commission on Environmental Quality in Waco, Texas.  For... Read more

Address: 6701 Fannin St., Ste. 1510.31P Houston, TX 77030 United States See map: Google Maps Texas
Phone: 832-822-4207