Section Chief: Pediatric Cardiology

Daniel James Penny, M.D., Ph.D., MHA

Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Cardiac Intensive Care; Program Development

Faculty A-D: Pediatric Cardiology

Sebastian Acosta, Ph.D.

Faculty Member - Instructor

Phone

  • 832-824-4172

Computational Biomechanics; Inverse Problems and Imaging; Machine Learning and Statistical Inference

Hugh D. Allen, M.D., ScD (hon.)

Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Cardiac Effects of Muscular Dystrophy; Cardiac Ultrasound

Carolyn Ann Altman, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-5600

Fetal Echocardiography; Kawasaki Disease; Echocardiography; Auscultation

Nancy A Ayres, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Non-Invasive Imaging; Fetal Echocardiography; Fetal Center Patient Care

Judith Anne Becker, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Non-Invasive Diagnostic Imaging; Pediatric Echocardiography

Tasha D. Bryant, RN, MSN, CCRN, FNP-BC

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Single Ventricle; Post-Operative Cardiac Care

Antonio Gabriel Cabrera, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Ventricular Assist Device Support; Cardiac Intensive Care; Clinical Outcomes; Medical Education

Constance Cephus, PhD, RN, MSN, NNP-BC, CPNP-AC/PC

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Heart Failure; Adolescents & Young Adults Post Cardiac Transplantation; Dyslipidemia in Children; Single Ventricle Population

Kwon Soo Chun, Ph.D., M.S.

Instructor

John Colquitt

Clin Postdoc Fellow

Lisa Ca D'Alessandro

Assistant Professor

Caridad Maylin De La Uz, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Implantation and Management of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices (Pacemakers and ICD’s); Clinical Arrhythmia Management; Syncope

Susan Denfield, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-5600

Heart Failure; Cardiac Transplantation; Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

Heather Anne Dickerson, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Heterotaxy Syndrome; Cardiac Critical Care; Single Ventricle Cardiac Disease

William J Dreyer, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation; Pediatric Heart Failure; Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support

Faculty E-K: Pediatric Cardiology

Peter Ryan Ermis, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Stress Echocardiography; Clinical Outcomes Research

Yuxin Fan, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-824-4155

Wayne Jay Franklin, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-5600

Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Tetralogy of Fallot; Single Ventricle / Fontan

Angela West Gooden, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Pediatric Cardiology, Outpatient; Single Ventricle Home Monitoring; Inpatient Consultation

Mary H. Hoang, RN, MSN, CPNP- AC/PC

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Timothy John Humlicek

Instructor

Henri Justino, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-5600

Interventional Catheterization; Pediatric Cardiovascular Improvements; Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions

Joshua A. Kailin, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Transthoracic Echocardiography; Fetal Echocardiography; Non-Invasive Imaging education through the use of web based technologies

Asra Khan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Interventional Cardiology; Pulmonary Hypertension

Jeffrey Joongmyung Kim, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Molecular mechanisms of sudden death and arrhythmias in heart failure and primary

Michele Elizabeth Krenek, RN, MSN, CPNP

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Neonatal Arrhythmias; Syncope

Julia Katherine Kuzin, RN, MSN, CPNP

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Pediatric obesity and preventative cardiology; Acute kidney injury in neonates following cardiac surgery…

William Buck Kyle, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Improving Post-Doctoral Education; Development of Community Outreach; Neurodevelopment

Faculty L-O: Pediatric Cardiology

Wilson Wei-Sen Lam, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Electrophysiology; Medical Education

Andrew Landstrom, M.D., Ph.D

Clinical Fellow

Phone

  • 832-824-1000

M. Regina L. Lantin-Hermoso, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Advanced Cardiac Imaging; Fetal Cardiology; Out-Patient Cardiology; Pediatric Cardiology Education for First-Time Learners

Emily Jean Lawrence, D.O., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Advanced Cardiac Imaging; Fetal Cardiology; Community Cardiology

Katherine Alexis Lindle, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Preventive Cardiology; Congenital Heart Disease

Aimee Liou, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 8328265600

General Pediatric Cardiology; Pediatric Interventional Cardiology; Kawasaki Disease; Marfan Syndrome

Keila Natilde Lopez, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Christina Y. Miyake, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-5650

Inherited Arrhythmic Sudden Cardiac Death Syndromes: Long QT syndrome, Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia, Brugada Syndrome, Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy…

Silvana Molossi, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Congenital Heart Disease; Sports Cardiology; Coronary Artery Anomalies / AAOCA

Douglas Stephen Moodie, M.D., M.S.

Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Medical Education-Continuing Studies; Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Heart Failure; Hyperlipidemia

Shaine Alaine Morris, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-5662

Marfan syndrome; Loeys-Dietz syndrome; Turner syndrome; Aortic disease; Bicuspid aortic valve; Aortic dissection; Aortic dilation…

Antonio R Mott, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Quality Improvement in Patient Outcomes; Healthcare Patient Engagement

Cory Vincent Noel, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Echocardiography; Clinical Cardiology; Cardiac MRI

Richard E O'Brien, B.B.A., PA-C

Instructor

Phone

  • 832-824-5600

Cardiology Inpatient Care; Single Ventricle

Elena Catherina Ocampo, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Cardiac Intensive Care; Feeding and Nutrition of Single Ventricle Infants; Single Ventricle Program

Faculty P-S: Pediatric Cardiology

Priscila Phillips Reid, MS, RN, FNP-C, PNP-AC

Instructor/Nurse Practitioner

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Community Pediatric Cardiology; Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome; Congestive Heart Failure

Ricardo H Pignatelli, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Ventricular Function Evaluation by Non-Invasive Methods; Cardiomyopathies; 3-D Imaging During Interventional Cath Procedures

Jack F. Price, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Heart Transplantation; Heart Failure; Cardiac Critical Care

Athar Mahmood Qureshi, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Cardiology Catheterization in Children/Adults with Congenital Heart Disease; Cardiology Catheterization; Interventional Cardiology

Alan F. Riley, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Shannon M Rivenes, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Atrial Septal Defect; Core Teaching Projects Supporting Fellowship Training; Automated External Defibrillator Programs…

Craig Rusin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Alexia Beatriz Santos, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Advanced Cardiac Imaging; Fetal Echocardiography

Tobias Rolf Schlingmann

Assistant Professor

Thomas J. Seery, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Congenital Heart Disease; Preventive Cardiology

Sara Kristen Sexson Tejtel, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Disease Control & Prevention; Kawasaki Disease

Shreya Sunil Sheth

Assistant Professor

Amy Elizabeth Sims, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Global Pediatric Cardiology; HIV Related Cardiac Disease; Rheumatic Heart Disease

Faculty T-Z: Pediatric Cardiology

Hari Priya Tunuguntla, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Santiago Oscar Valdes, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome; Cardiac Arrhythmias; Pacemakers; Supraventricular Tachycardia

Thomas A Vargo, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Interpretation of Echocardiograms

Giles W Vick, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Imaging Cardiac Stem Cells; Improving Echocardiographic Methods; Cardiac Regenerative Treatments; Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Steven Bennett Wolfe, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-5600

Expansion of Community Cardiology Service in CyFair and The Woodlands Health Centers…

Betul Yilmaz

Assistant Professor

Justin P.V. Zachariah, MD MPH FAHA FAAP

Assistant Professor