Locations and Physicians

Texas Children's Pediatrics Gulfton

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 request an appointment online.

Katie Bruno M.D.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2009, University of Louisiana - New Orleans
  • B.A. 2005, The University of Texas at Austin

Residency or Fellowship

  • Louisiana State University Pediatrics

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Fitness
  • Healthy eating
  • Obesity

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call

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

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

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.

New Marketplace Exchange Plans: As authorized by the Affordable Care Act of 2010, consumers now have the opportunity to purchase health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Houston consumers have more than 40 different "Exchange" benefit plans to choose from through 6 different payors.

At this time, Texas Children's Pediatrics participates in 5 Marketplace Exchange benefit plans:

Marketplace Exchange Insurance Products

myCigna Copay Assure
myCigna Health Flex
BCBS of Texas - Blue Choice PPO Plans
BCBS Basic 5 Plan
BCBS Solution 3 and 4 plans

Commercial Insurance Products

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Beech Street / CappCare PPO
BCBS Par Plan
BCBS CHOICE PPO
BCBS HMO Blue of Texas
Choice Care Network PPO (Humana)
CHIP - Texas Children's Health Plan only
Cigna Healthcare PPO
Cigna Healthcare HMO / POS
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO (includes CCN)Galaxy Health Network (formerly MCI) PPO only
Great West HealthCare PPO/POS (OneHealth)
Great West HealthCare HMO (OneHealth)

Health Payors PPO
Health Smart PPO
Humana - HMO / POS
Humana - PPO

Independent (Integrated) Medical Systems PPO & EPOS
MHHN - Freedom of Choice
MHHN - MHealth Choice
MHHN - MHealth Insured
Multiplan, Inc. (Texas Health Choice) PPO

Pacificare HMO/PPO
PHCS PPO – Not HMO
PHCS Savility
Premier Provider Network, Inc. (NAPP & Family Care)

Texas Municipal League (TML) PPO
UHC HMO (United Health Care)
UHC PPO/POS/EPO includes Choice Plus
USA Managed Care Org (Health Network) PPO

Medicaid Products

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

Texas Children's Health Plan STAR Medicaid
CSHCN
Community Health Choice STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR+PLUS Medicaid
TMHP Medicaid
Superior StarHealth Medicaid - Foster Care
United Healthcare Community Star Medicaid
United Healthcare Community Star+ 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 who will notify us. Controlled substance prescription requests, including ADHD prescriptions, must be called into our office 2 business days prior to picking up your child’s prescription.

Our After-Hours Schedule

We offer after-hours 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.