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Texas Children's Pediatrics Gulfton

5900 Chimney Rock, Ste. Y Houston, Texas 77081

Tel: 713-661-2951
Monday - Thursday, 8 am to 8 pm Friday, 8 am to 5 pm Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm

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If you have a MyChart account, you may schedule well check up appointments directly, or you can request an appointment online.

Elisa R. Castillo-Salinas M.D., F.A.A.P

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2001, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • B.A. 1997, The University of Texas at Austin

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants
  • Keeping fit
  • Potty training
  • Safety
  • Sleep
  • Teenagers
  • Toddlers
  • Tweens

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Appointments call 713-661-2951

Addition Hours - Sat: 10 am - 2 pm

Elizabeth M. Garza M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2011, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
  • B.S. 2007, University of Notre Dame

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital

Board Certification(s)

  • Pending

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 2014

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Acne
  • Asthma
  • Breastfeeding
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants/newborns
  • Safety

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

About Elizabeth M. Garza

I was raised in Buffalo, New York. I enjoy running, watching football and baseball.

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday:
Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 5 pm

Appointments call (713) 661-2951

Anshula Greene M.D.

Degree(s)

  • M.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • B.A., Rice University

Residency or Fellowship

  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Board Certification(s)

  • Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • ADHD
  • Allergies
  • Healthy Eating

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Medical Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am - 8 pm
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8 am - 1 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm

Appointments call

Rebecca B. Laster D.O., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • D.O. 2004, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Texas
  • B.A. 1995, Austin College

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, Texas Medical Association
  • Member, American Academy of Osteopathy
  • Fellow, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Asthma
  • Breastfeeding
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants
  • Keeping fit
  • Safety
  • Teenagers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 9 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Appointments call 713-661-2951

Additional Hours - Sat: 10 am - 2 pm

Christine Abraham Mathew M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2009, Texas A&M College of Medicine
  • B.S. 2005, Houston Baptist University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2012, Pediatrics, University of Texas Southwesten Austin

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 2015

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Infants/newborns
  • Obesity
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Medical Spanish

About Christine Abraham Mathew

I have always enjoyed interacting with children and their parents. It is a great opportunity to see a child grow physically, emotionally and mentally. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, walking, baking and dancing.

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday:
Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm

Appointments call 713-661-2951

Texas Children's Pediatrics Gulfton is a community-based collaborative health and wellness project that provides an accessible medical home to children and families. We provide ongoing community and organizational support for family-focused health services that address the broad social, health, educational and spiritual needs of children.

The pediatricians in our practice are certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and are specially trained to care for the unique health care needs of pediatric patients.NCQA logo

We prefer to see patients on an appointment basis but we do accept walk-ins. Texas Children's Pediatrics Gulfton has admitting privileges at Texas Children's Hospital.

Insurance Plans

Texas Children’s Pediatrics currently accepts the health insurance plans listed below. To be sure a specific location accepts your insurance or if you do not see your plan listed here, please call your Texas Children's Pediatrics location and ask for assistance. Though we try to keep this list as current as possible, we always are adding new insurance plans to better serve you.

Remember to check with your insurance plan provider to verify that Texas Children's Pediatrics is in your network. In addition, please contact your plan provider for questions about the specific procedures your plan covers.

At this time, Texas Children’s Pediatrics does NOT participate in any Marketplace Exchange benefit plans.

Commercial Insurance Products

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
BCBS BlueChoice PPO
BCBS HMO Blue of Texas
BCBS Par Plan
CHIP - Texas Children's Health Plan only
Choice Care Network PPO (Humana)
Cigna - GreatWest HealthCare HMO
Cigna - GreatWest HealthCare POS
Cigna - GreatWest HealthCare PPO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO (includes CCN and Coventry Health)
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Health Payors PPO
Health Smart PPO
Humana - HMO
Humana - POS
Humana - PPO
Imagine Health (Aetna SmartCare)

Independent Medical Systems EPO/PPO
Memorial Hermann Health Solutions - Select
Memorial Hermann Health Solutions Choice
Memorial Hermann Health Solutions Edge
MultiPlan PHCS & Savility
MultiPlan - Beech St.

PacifiCare (UHC) HMO
PacifiCare (UHC) PPO 
Premier Provider Network, Inc. (NAPP & Family Care)

UHC (PacifiCare) Options PPO
UHC (PacifiCare) non PPO products
USA Managed Care Organization PPO

Medicaid Products

Many, but not all, Texas Children's Pediatrics locations accept the following Medicaid products.

Texas Children's Health Plan STAR Medicaid
Children with Special HealthCare Needs (CSHCN)
Community Health Choice STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR+PLUS Medicaid
Superior STARHealth - Foster Care only
TMHP Medicaid
UnitedHealthcare Community STAR Medicaid
UnitedHealthcare Community STAR+PLUS Medicaid 

Please call your Texas Children's Pediatrics location for more information.

Billing Information

Payment for medical services can be made by cash, personal check or credit card and is due at the time of service. It is the parent or guardian's responsibility to pay any deductible, co-pay or co-insurance required by the insurance provider. As a courtesy, our office will file claims with any of our TCPA contracted insurance plans. Please bring your insurance card to every visit.

If you do not have health insurance or Medicaid, we will ask that you complete a TCPA Fee Schedule Discount Request Form and provide proof of income to determine your discount.  

For more information about TCPA billing and payment practices, please view our financial policy.

Prescription Information

Written or electronic prescriptions will be given after a patient has been seen by a physician or nurse practitioner.

Refills

For routine prescription refills, please contact your pharmacy. If your child has no refills available, please contact your child's Texas Children's Pediatrics practice.

Please note, you must contact your child’s pediatrician for any controlled substances prescriptions and allow 3 business days for these prescriptions to be available.

Our After-Hours Schedule

We offer after-hours phone triage services by skilled registered nurses for our parents who are concerned about their child after the office closes. This service should not be used for non-urgent medical questions, medication refills or appointment requests. To access after-hours triage services, call the main number of your Texas Children's Pediatrics practice.

This service should not be used for non-urgent medical questions, medication refills or appointment requests. To access after-hours triage services, call the main number of your Texas Children's Pediatrics practice.