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Pediatrics - Adolescent and Sports Medicine

Houston, Texas

BCM pediatricians care for children in various clinical and hospital environments.
Pediatric Adolescent & Sports Medicine
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Albert C. Hergenroeder, M.D.


Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine Section

Clinical Service Area



Adolescent Medicine & Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine Subspecialty
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sports Medicine Subspecialty

Medical School

University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Duke University Medical Center, Pediatric Residency, Durham, North Carolina


University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Clinical Interests

Sports medicine, eating disorders, obesity and chronic fatigue

Research Interests

Transition from pediatrics to adult-based care for youth and young adults with chronic illness, eating disorders and teaching methods.

Current Research and Funding

Principal Investigator: Leadership Education in Adolescent Health, sponsored by Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services. The goal of this program is to train health professionals for leadership roles in improving adolescents’ health.

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Educator Award, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Faculty Excellence Award in Educational Leadership, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Development of Enduring Educational Materials Award, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Faculty Excellence Award in Educational Research, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Fulbright & Jaworski Award, Best Pediatric Grand Rounds, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., Presidential Award for Excellence in Education


  • Sharma SV, Hoelscher DM, Kelder SH, Diamond P, Day RS, Hergenroeder AC. Psychological Factors Influencing Calcium Intake and Bone Quality in Middle School Girls. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2010,110(6): 932-936.
  • Kish E, Wiemann CM, Hergenroeder AC. The Future Adolescent Medicine Workforce: A Survey of Current Adolescent Medicine Fellows. J Adolesc Health 2010, 46(3):292-298.
  • Hergenroeder AC, Benson P, Britto M, Catallozzi M, D’Angelo L, Emans J, Kish E, Pasternak R, Slap G. Response to the Commentary “Advancing Medical Education Training in Adolescent Health," Pediatr 2009:123(1):e176- 7.
  • Sharma SV, Hoelscher DM, Kelder SH, Day RS, Hergenroeder AC. A Path Analysis to Identify the Psychosocial Factors Influencing Physical Activity and Bone Health in Middle-School Girls. J of Phys Activ and Health 2009;6:606-616.
  • Brooks GP, Cline J, Fitzgerald D, Hergenroeder AC. Musculoskeletal Injury in the Young Athlete: Overview of Treatment Principles for Non-operative Injuries. In UpToDate, Basow, DS (Ed), Wellesley, MA 2009.
Albert C. Hergenroeder, M.D.

Contact Information

6701 Fannin, Ste. 1710.00
Houston, TX 77030-2399
Phone: 832-822-3660
Fax: 832-825-3689

Clinic Appointments


Clinic Location

Texas Children’s Hospital
Adolescent & Sports Medicine Service
TCH Clinical Care Center, 11th floor
6701 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030-2399