Mary Aitken, MD, MPH

Department Chair

Mary E. Aitken, MD, MPH, FAAP

  • Professor and Chair
  • Dan L Duncan Distinguished University Chair in Pediatrics
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Simi Abraham, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Child Safety and Integrated Care

Alyssa Adams, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Dilachew A. Adebo, MD, FAAP, FACC, FSCMR, FSCCT

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Director, Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Program
  • Director, Pediatric Cardiac MRI and Pediatric Cardiac CT

Melissa Adeyemo, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Avichal Aggarwal, MD

  • Associate Professor

Ladan Agharokh, MD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Sheikh S. Ahmed, MD

  • Medical Director, Heart Center ICU
  • Associate Professor, Heart Center ICU

Mary E. Aitken, MD, MPH, FAAP

  • Professor and Chair
  • Dan L Duncan Distinguished University Chair in Pediatrics

Roukaya Al Hammoud, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Infectious Diseases

Samhar I. Al-Akash, MD

  • Professor
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Renal Transplant
  • Division Director, Pediatric Nephrology & Hypertension

Haitham Al-Wahab, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Joseph L. Alcorn, Jr., PhD

  • Associate Professor

Chiamaka U. Aneji, MD, MPH, FAAP

  • Associate Professor
  • Member, McGovern Medical School "Academy of Master Educators"

Vidhya Annavajjhala, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology

Gabriel Anzueto, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Children’s Learning Institute
  • Medical Director, Dan L Duncan Children’s Neurodevelopmental Clinic

Myla Ashfaq, MS, CGC

  • Assistant Professor

Michael A. Assel, PhD

  • Professor, Children's Learning Institute
  • Neuropsychologist, Dan L Duncan Children's Neurodevelopmental Clinic

Autumn Atkinson, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Kit Sing Au, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Ebony Beaudoin, MD

  • Associate Professor

Catherine C. Beaullieu, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Rebecca M. Beyda, MD, MS

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine
  • Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program, Division of Adolescent Medicine
  • Director, MD/MPH Dual Degree Program, Division of Adolescent Medicine

Gurur Biliciler-Denktas, MD, FACC, FASE

  • Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Program Director, Pediatric Advanced Non-Invasive Cardiac Imaging

Bibek Bista, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Fatima Boricha, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor

Konstantinos Boukas, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Fellowship Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Monica A. Bray, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Shivani Briggs, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Deborah L. Brown, MD

  • Director, Division of Hematology

Matthew D. Brown, MD, MS, FSCAI

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology

Ian J. Butler, MD

  • Professor
  • Distinguished Chair in West Syndrome Research

Maria C. Caldas-Vasquez, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Sarah J. Cavenaugh, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Community and General

Michael L. Chang, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship for McGovern Medical School and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

John C. Chapman, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Medical Director, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program

Wan-Hsuan Chen, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Kim K. Cheung, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Amanda Child, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Child Neurology

Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, MD

  • President, UTHealth Houston
  • Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair
  • Professor

Alvaro Coronado Munoz, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

April Crawford, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Meg and Dick Weekley Distinguished Chair in Childhood Reading and Learning
  • Michael Matthew Knight Memorial Professor in Pediatrics
  • Co-Director, Children's Learning Institute
  • Director, State Initiatives

Emile M. da Silva, MS, CGC

  • Instructor, Division of Medical Genetics

Paul H. Dahm, MD, MS, FAAP

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Critical Care Transport Team

Allison J. Davidson, DO

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

Asha Davidson, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Adolescent Medicine

Lisa de Ybarrondo, MD

  • Associate Professor

Guenet H. Degaffe, MD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Dana M. DeMaster, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Leslie Dunnington, MS, CGC

  • Assistant Professor

Julie Eapen, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, High Risk Comprehensive Care Clinic

Mona A. Eissa, MD, MPH, PhD

  • Professor
  • Division Director, Division of Adolescent Medicine
  • Assistant Director, Adolescent Medicine Fellowship Program

Misti G. Ellsworth, DO

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Infection Prevention for Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

Miguel A. Escobar, MD

  • Professor
  • Professor, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Medical Director, Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia

Monaliza S. Evangelista, MD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Linda Ewing-Cobbs, PhD

  • Professor
  • Harriet and Joe Foster Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuropsychologist, Dan L Duncan Children's Neurodevelopmental Clinic

Walid D. Fakhouri, MSc, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Laura S. Farach, MD

  • Associate Professor

Mark Farnie, MD

  • Associate Professor

Pauline A. Filipek, MD

  • Professor
  • Director, Developmental Neurology Clinic,

Tina O. Findley, MD

  • Associate Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Anthony R. Flores, MD, MPH, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics Infectious Diseases
  • Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases Department of Pediatrics Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics

Christina W. Fok, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Community and General

Matthew E. Foster, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Stuart M. Fraser, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Michael Funke, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, MEG (Magnetoencephalography) Center

Chelsea A. Gatcliffe, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Medical Director, Aerodigestive Clinic

Sheela Gavvala, DO, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Polina Gelfer, MD

  • Associate Professor

Abby Geltemeyer, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Ashley Gibson, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Child Safety and Integrated Care

Danny Gil, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Rebecca G. Girardet, MD

  • Adjunct Professor, Division of Child Safety and Integrated Care

Veronica M. Gonzalez, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Amalia Guardiola, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Cathy L. Guttentag, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Children's Learning Institute
  • Psychologist, Dan L Duncan Children’s Neurodevelopmental Clinic

Zoabe Hafeez, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Hunter Hamilton, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

John M. Hancock, MD

  • Assistant Professor, UTHealth

Syed S. Hashmi, MD, MPH, PhD

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Bioinformatics Core, Pediatrics Research Center
  • Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Pediatrics

Fatemat A. Hassan, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology

Jacqueline T. Hecht, PhD

  • Professor
  • Division Head, Pediatric Research Center Division
  • Vice Chair, Research
  • Distinguished Chair Leah L. Lewis
  • Associate Dean, Research

Gloria P. Heresi, MD

  • Professor
  • Co-Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship Program
  • Head, Donald M Gross Pediatric Research Group

Elizabeth Hillman, MD, MEd

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
  • Associate Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

Paul R. Hillman, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Lindsay N. Holzapfel, MD, MS

  • Assistant Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Jean H. Hsu, DO, MS, RD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Essam Imseis, MD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Gitanjali Indramohan, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Heart Center ICU

Junichi Iwata, DDS, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Cindy K. Jon, MD, MPH

  • Professor
  • Director, Pulmonary Fellowship Program
  • Co-Director, Pediatric Sleep Clinic

Kokila Kakarala, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Ankur A. Kamdar, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Rheumatology

Amir M. Khan, MD

  • Donald R. Park Professor in Pediatric Medicine
  • Richard Warren Mithoff Professor in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • AVP, Community Programs, Neonatology, UT Physicians
  • Chief, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Muhammad S. Khan, MD, FAAP, FACC, FSCAI

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Director, Clinical Development and Outreach

Rami Kharouf, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology

Nikita Khetan, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

David S. Kim, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Community and General

Jennifer Kinney, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program

Monica Kodakandla, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Mary Kay Koenig, MD

  • Professor
  • Director, Center for the Treatment of Pediatric Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Endowed Chair of Mitochondrial Medicine
  • Research Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology

Yoshihiro Komatsu, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Indira Kommuru, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Sonia Labarinas, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Sheela L. Lahoti, MD

  • Professor, Child Safety and Integrated Care
  • Assistant Dean, Admissions and Student Affairs

Jeremy Lankford, MD

  • Associate Professor

Kyun H. Lee, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine

Ariadne M. Letra, DDS, MS, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Yuying Liu, MEd, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Lingying Liu, MS

  • Instructor, Division of Medical Genetics

Suzanne Lopez, MD, FAAP

  • Professor
  • Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Medical Director, Neonatology Services at UT Fetal Center

LaTanya J. Love, MD

  • Associate Professor

Sarah Lund Wilson, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Director, Child Neurology Residency Program

Pamela Lupo, MD

  • Associate Professor, Division of Child Neurology

Tu T. Mai, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Kiran K. Mallula, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Cardiology, Interventional & Adult Congenital Cardiology
  • Director, Cardiac Cath Labs

Pedro Mancias, MD

  • Professor
  • Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Assistant Dean, Student Affairs and Admissions
  • Adriana Blood Professor of Pediatrics

Ann M. Marshburn, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Katrina E. McBeth, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary clinic at Pedi & Adol Health Ctr-CE Odom

Sandra L. McKay, MD

  • Associate Professor

David McMann, MD, MEd

  • Assistant Professor, Heart Center ICU

Jon Meliones, MD, MS, FCCM

  • Professor, Pediatrics
  • Executive Co-Director, Children’s Heart Institute
  • Division Chief, Cardiac Critical Care and Cardiology

Neethu M. Menon, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hematology, Gulf States Hemophilia and Thrombophilia

Cydney M. Meyer, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Rachel K. Miller, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatric Research Center
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Co-Director, Program in Genetics and Epigenetics, MD Anderson UTHealth Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
  • Co-Chair, Women Faculty Forum, McGovern Medical School, UT Health Houston

Shadé Moody, MD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Director, Child Neurology Residency Program

Vershanna E. Morris, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Ricardo A. Mosquera, MD, MPH

  • Professor
  • Division Director, Pediatric Pulmonary I Allergy / Immunology I Sleep

Kate Mowrey, MS, CGC

  • Instructor, Division of Medical Genetics

James R. Murphy, PhD

  • Professor
  • Director, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Research

Supriya Nair, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Fernando Navarro, MD

  • Associate Professor

Upulie Nawaratne, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Heart Center ICU

Thao L. Nguyen, DO, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Hope Northrup, MD

  • Professor
  • Director, Division of Medical Genetics

Mohammed T. Numan, MD

  • Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Director, Pediatric Cardiac Electrophysiology

Kristine A. O Connor, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Community and General

Chinyere O’connor, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Yoonkyung Oh, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Emma A. Omoruyi, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor

Rajesh Pandey, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Raymond L. Parlar-Chun, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Mehul D. Patel, MD, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology

Syamasundar Rao Patnana, MD,DAH, FAAP, FACC, FSCAI

  • Professor
  • Emeritus Chief, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Staff Physician

Claudia Pedroza, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Norma Perez, DO

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  • Clinical Director, Pediatric HIV

Karen Posey, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Vinay N. Prabhu, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Community and General

A. Carolina Prada-Ruiz, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Medical Co-Director, Pediatric Heart Transplant and Heart Failure Program
  • Medical Director, Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Program

Mary R. Prasad, PhD

  • Associate Professor, Children's Learning Institute
  • Neuropsychologist, Dan L Duncan Children's Neurodevelopmental Clinic

Sangeetha B. Rao, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Sharon Record, RN, MSN, CPNP

  • Assistant Professor

Eric W. Reynolds, MD, MPH

  • Associate Professor

J. M. Rhoads, MD

  • Director, Gastroenterology Division
  • Professor

Michelle Rivera, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Paige Roberts, RD/LD

  • Instructor, Division of Medical Genetics

Nidra I. Rodriguez, MD

  • Associate Professor

Maria del Mar Romero López, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Nunilo I. Rubio, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Michelle T. Ruda, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Child Safety and Integrated Care
  • Division Director, Division of Child Safety and Integrated Care
  • Fellowship Director, Child Abuse Pediatrics Fellowship

Jaclyn E. Ruggiero, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Sam N. Russo, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology

Matthew A. Rysavy, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, and Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Director, Neonatal Research
  • Director, Learning Healthcare

Heather Saavedra, RD/LD

  • Assistant Professor

Joyce P. Samuel, MD, MS

  • Associate Professor
  • Director, M.S. Program in Clinical Research

Joshua Samuels, MD, MPH

  • Professor
  • Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
  • Director, Hypertension Program

Peter Scully, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Avni N. Shah, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Monisha H. Shah, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Alison Shellman, PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Child Safety and Integrated Care

Kathleen Shields, MS

  • Instructor, Division of Medical Genetics

Renato M. Silva, DDS, MS, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Keely G. Smith, MD, FAAP

  • Associate Professor
  • Division Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

James M. Stark, MD, PhD

  • Professor
  • Associate Director, Pulmonary Fellowship Program

Erik R. Su, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Rita D. Swinford, MD

  • Professor
  • Director, Children's Dialysis Unit, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

Kristina K. Tebo, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine
  • Assistant Vice President, Global Health Initiatives

Katie K. Tran, MD, MPH, FAAP

  • Assistant Professor, Community and General

Thu Tran, DO

  • Assistant Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Shivani Tripathi, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Heart Center ICU

Sophia P. Tsakiri, MD, CMQ

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics
  • Medical Director, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, NICU

Jon E. Tyson, MD, MPH

  • Professor
  • Professor, Obstetrics
  • Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Professor, Management, Policy and Community Health
  • Michelle Bain Distinguished Professor, Medicine and Public Health
  • Vice Dean, Clinical Research and Healthcare Quality
  • Co-Director, Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine

Santosh C. Uppu, MD

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
  • Co-Director, UTHealth Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program
  • Director, Complex Congenital Cardiac Care Center (C4), Houston Congenital Heart Institute

Peymaun Vakhshoorzadeh, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Nathan Valenti, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Melissa R. Van Arsdall, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Cheryl Varghese, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Shelley Varnado, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Kelly A. Vaughn, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Holly D. Volek Smith, MD

  • Associate Professor

Gretchen Von Allmen, MD

  • Professor
  • Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology
  • Chief, Pediatric Epilepsy
  • Director, Pediatric Epilepsy Program
  • Co-Director, West Syndrome Center of Excellence

Jun Wang, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Michael W. Watkins, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Susan H. Wootton, MD

  • Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

Li Xiong, MD

  • Assistant Professor, UTHealth

Aravind Yadav, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Medical Director, Pediatric Pulmonary Sickle Cell Clinic

Michael Yafi, MD

  • Division Director, Pediatric Endocrinology

Xiangli Yang, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Prajakta Yeragi, MD

  • Assistant Professor

Lydia S. Youmans, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Ramia G. Zakhour, MD

  • Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Tricia A. Zucker, PhD

  • Professor
  • Harriet and Joe Foster Distinguished Professorship
  • Co-Director, Children's Learning Institute