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

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

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-824-1000

Smita Sanjivini Akkinapally, M.B.B.S.

Instructor

Rawan Al-Najjar

Assistant Professor

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

Associate Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-1346

Jennifer Lynn Arnold, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 8328241480

Simulation in Healthcare; Media and medicine; Use of Simulation to Improve Patient Safety, Teamwork, and Communication…

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

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 8328261380

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

Mufeed Al Islam Ashraf

Assistant Professor

Sangeetha Athis Rajh

Instructor

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

Assistant Professor

Sheena Dinesh Bhavsar, PA-C

Instructor

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

Leigh Cates

See Wai Chan, M.D.

Senior Faculty

Neonatal Growth and Nutrition; Feeding the Critically Ill Neonates; Necrotizing Enterocolitis; Care of Infant with Short Bowel Syndrome

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

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

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (281) 420-8612

Jonathan Davies, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-3999

Stephanie Blair Deal, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-3711

Daniela Dinu, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 822-0532

Adel Aly Elhennawy

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

Regine Marie Fortunov

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Neonatal Resuscitation

Gregory Arthur Franklin

Senior Faculty

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

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

Asha Freeman, MD

Assistant Professor

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

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

Bheru B. Gandhi

Assistant Professor

Catherine Mary Gannon, M.D.

Assistant Professor

delivery room management/NRP; resident/student education; palliative care; team communications

Joseph A Garcia-Prats, M.D.

Professor

Steven Gwynn Geddie

Assistant Professor

Paraskevi Georgiadis

Assistant Professor

Ann Nabil Gerges, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Ganga Gokulakrishnan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Sharada Hiranya Gowda, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Neonatal Cardiac Intensive Care

Charleta Guillory, M.D.

Associate Professor

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

Amy Boriskie Hair, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-1380

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

Associate Professor

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

Minh Ngoc Ho

Assistant Professor

John David Hoover, MD, BS, FAAP

Assistant Professor

Karen E Johnson, M.D.

Associate Dean for Admissions

Faculty K-M: Neonatology

Jeffrey R. Kaiser, M.D., M.A.

Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-3702

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

Assistant Professor

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

Jasmeet K. Kataria, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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

Assistant Professor

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

Assistant Professor

Brian Christopher King, M.D.

Instructor

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

Assistant Professor

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

Tommy Leonard Jr., M.D.

Associate Professor

Krithika Lingappan, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Jenelle Eden Little, M.D., FAAP

Assistant Professor

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

Assistant Professor

George T Mandy, M.D.

Associate Professor

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

Jack David McGowan

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

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

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-1380

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

Valerie C. Moore, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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

Zeina Dalu Nieto, M.D.

Instructor

Sushma Nuthakki, MD.,MPH

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Alice Obuobi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Chinelo Ijeoma Onuekwusi, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Scott Webb Osborne

Instructor

Lisa Owens, D.O.

Senior Faculty

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

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

Associate Professor

Neonatal infections and Immunity; Systematic Reviews

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

Assistant Professor

Adney Melvyn Pichanick, MD, MRCP, CDH, FAAP

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Frank Xavier Placencia, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Muralidhar H Premkumar, MBBS, DCH,DNB,MRCPCH

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-7980

Anjali Girish Ranade

Instructor

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

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

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

Assistant Professor

Cerebrovascular autoregulation; Neonatal hemodynamics; Premature brain injury

Danielle R. Rios, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

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

Faculty S-Z: Neonatology

Alina Saldarriaga, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Rita Harnish Shah, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Binoy Shivanna, M.D., M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor

Michael E Speer, M.D.

Professor

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

Assistant Professor

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

Assistant Professor

Audrey Karen Tamm

Instructor

Charnette Page Taylor, M.D.

Instructor

Tracy Ann Thomas, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Cea C. Tillis

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • (832) 826-1380

Cecilia Torres Day, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Phone

  • 832-826-1309

Erin Lorraine Umbriaco, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Neonatal Respiratory Disease; Breastfeeding

Leonard E Weisman, M.D.

Professor

Phone

  • 832-824-1387

Aimee Karen Wu

Instructor

Phone

  • 8328261380