Section Head: Neonatology

Gautham Kanekal Suresh, MD, DM, MS, FAAP

Section Head and Service Chief

Patient Safety; Healthcare Quality Improvement; Evidence-Based Decision Making; Translation of Research into Practice, Ethics, Humanism in Medicine…

Faculty A-C: Neonatology

Saify Abbasi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Senait Mengisteab Adebo, M.D, F.A.A.P

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-1000

Rawan Al-Najjar

Assistant Professor

Diane M. Anderson, Ph.D., RD, LD

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1346

Athis Arunachalam, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Role of Purinergic Signaling in Sepsis; Neonatal Infections; Costs of Neonatal Care

Mufeed Al Islam Ashraf, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Optimize patient care through application of evidence based medicine; Bronchopulmonary disease management; Lung inflammation

Sangeetha Athis Rajh, MD

Instructor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Amit Ashok Bhatt, M.D., B.A.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Sheena Dinesh Bhavsar, PA-C

Instructor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Gerardo A Cabrera-Meza, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Global neonatal-perinatal health issues and practice guidelines; International neonatology, child and maternal health; Teaching clinical neonatology…

Melissa Mora Carbajal, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1353

The Role of Spirituality in Clinical Care; Medical Education - Fellows; Medical Education - Residents; Curriculum Design; Receiving Feedback…

Maria A. Carlos, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 522-0142

Courtney Ann Carmicheal-Swanner, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Leigh Cates

Rebeca Elizabeth Cavazos, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Xanthi I Couroucli, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-3209

Neonatology; Prevention of Hyperoxic Lung Injury; Prevention of Retinopathy of Prematurity; Vitamin A research; Research on Cytochrome P450…

Margo Ann Cox, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1366

Milenka Cuevas Guaman, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1357

BPD

Faculty D-F: Neonatology

Shaeequa Parveen Dasnadi, M.D., J.J.M.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal Clinical Outcomes; Patient Safety and Quality Improvement in NICU

Viral A. Dave, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (281) 420-8612

Jonathan Davies, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-3999

Stephanie Blair Deal, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (713) 873-3515

Karen T deVille, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Daniela Dinu, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-0532

Adel Aly Elhennawy, M.D., M.SC

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-3755

Optimal Nutrition in Very Low Birth weight Preterm Infants; Quality Improvement Projects In NICU; Neonatal Resuscitation…

Caraciolo J Fernandes, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-3206

Hypoxic-respiratory failure in the newborn; Neonatal Resuscitation; Neonatal Transport; Pulmonary Hypertension; Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia…

Larissa Adkins Fletcher, M.B.A, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Regine Marie Fortunov, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal Resuscitation

Gregory Arthur Franklin, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Cardiopulmonary physiology and outcomes in neonates; Prevention and management of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in premature infants…

Asha Freeman, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Mayra Freeman-Ladd, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Lisa Rodney Fuller, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Faculty G-J: Neonatology

Monika M. Gadhia, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Premature Newborn Care; Global Neonatology- newborn care in resource limited settings

Bheru B. Gandhi

Assistant Professor

Catherine Mary Gannon, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Delivery Room Management/NRP; Resident/Student Education; Palliative Care; Patient Safety, Teamwork and Team Communications

Joseph A Garcia-Prats, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (713) 501-9286

Steven Gwynn Geddie, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Paraskevi Georgiadis, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Ann Nabil Gerges, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Ganga Gokulakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Sharada Hiranya Gowda, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal Cardiac Intensive Care

Charleta Guillory, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Infant Mortality; Health Disparities; Prematurity; Patient Advocacy; Newborn Screening

Amy Boriskie Hair, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal Nutrition; NICU Intestinal Rehabilitation; Human Milk

Charles T. Hankins, M.D., M.B.A.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Strategy and development of community programs; Measuring quality outcomes and satisfaction with various levels of neonatal care…

Minh Ngoc Ho, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

John David Hoover, MD, BS, FAAP

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Karen E Johnson, M.D.

Associate Dean for Admissions

Faculty K-M: Neonatology

Stella Uzumma Kalu, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Newborn care, Perinatal Infectious diseases, Breastfeeding

Michelle Kao, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Lakshmi Iswarya Katakam, MD, MPH, FAAP

Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Medical Director, West Tower NICU, Texas Children's Hospital

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Mona Sameen Khan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Mona G. Khattab, M.B.B.Ch.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Simulation in Healthcare; Advanced Quality and Safety Leader at Texas Children's Hospital; Radiation Exposure in Premature Neonates

Brian Christopher King, M.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Madhulika Kulkarni, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Systemic Hypertension in Neonates; Quality Improvement – EMRs, nutrition; Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis – BNP and PDA

Tommy Leonard Jr., M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Krithika Lingappan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Jenelle Eden Little, M.D., FAAP

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Medical Student Education

Pablo Lohmann, M.D.

Assistant Professor

GI and Lung Microbiome of Preterm Neonates And Correlation With BPD; Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation management and outcomes

Surbhi Maheshwari, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

George T Mandy, M.D.

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Respiratory Distress of the Newborn; Prevention and Management of Chronic Lung Disease of Premature Infants…

Jack David McGowan, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Tiffany M McKee-Garrett, M.D, F.A.A.P

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Newborn screening; Medical student and resident education; Newborn Palliative Care

Vanessa Maria V. Mercado, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Valerie C. Moore, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Bhagavatula Moorthy, Ph.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-3266

Cytochrome P450 regulation, mechanisms of hyperoxic lung injury, bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), acute lung injury (ALI)/ARDS;

Faculty N-R: Neonatology

Sushma Nuthakki, MD.,MPH

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Alice Obuobi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Chinelo Ijeoma Onuekwusi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Scott Webb Osborne, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Lisa Owens, D.O.

Senior Faculty

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Standardization of processes, both locally and across systems. Particular interest in this area is documentation and billing/coding.…

Funmilola S. Owolabi, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Mohan Pammi, M.D., Ph.D., MRCPCH

Associate Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal infections and Immunity; Systematic Reviews

Shweta Parmekar, M.D., B.A.

Assistant Professor

Airway Management; Quality Improvement

Karen Eileen Patricia, M.D., M. Ed., FAAP

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Frank Xavier Placencia, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Muralidhar H Premkumar, MBBS, DCH,DNB,MRCPCH

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-7980

Anjali Girish Ranade, MD

Instructor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Maria Kristine Reyes San Valentin, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Christopher J. Rhee, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Cerebrovascular autoregulation; Neonatal hemodynamics; Premature brain injury

Danielle R. Rios, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

TnECHO; Improving outcomes in ELBW infants; Cardiovascular physiology; Neonatal Hemodynamics; Vasopressor use in infants

Faculty S-Z: Neonatology

Alina Saldarriaga, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Roshni Sambasivan, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-3865

Rita Harnish Shah, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Binoy Shivanna, M.D., D.M., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Michael E Speer, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Tiffany Denton Stafford, M.D., B.S.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Nathan C. Sundgren, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP); Golden Hour of Neonatology; Neonatal Resuscitation; Communication; Simulation

Audrey Karen Tamm, M.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Charnette Page Taylor, M.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Alana Thomas, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1309

Palliative Care; Ethics

Tracy Ann Thomas, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Cea C. Tillis, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Cecilia Torres Day, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1309

Erin Lorraine Umbriaco, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal Respiratory Disease; Breastfeeding; Neonatal Infectious Diseases

Leonard E Weisman, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • (832) 824-1387

Christina Wai Yun Wong, MD

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Aimee Karen Wu, M.D.

Instructor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380