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Texas Children's Pediatrics Pediatric Medical Group

Texas Children's Pediatrics Pediatric Medical Group

3023 Kirby Dr. Houston, Texas 77098

Tel: 713-526-6443
Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4 pm 5 to 9 pm Saturday 8:30 am to noon

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James E. Allison, III M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1973, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.A. 1969, Stanford University

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor Affiliated Hospitals

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Texas Medical Associatio
  • Member, Adolescent chapter of AAP
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Breastfeeding
  • Infants
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Michael C. Chapman M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • Sports Medicine Fellowship 2010, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Pediatrics Residency 2009, Baylor College of Medicine
  • M.D. 2006, University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • B.A. 2002, Rice University

Board Certification(s)

  • Sports Medicine and Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Steven John Cook M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1991, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • B.A. 1985, University of St. Thomas - Houston

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Harris County Medical Society
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Lara H. Finnila M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1999, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • B.A. 1992, Vanderbilt University

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Fellow, American Association of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Texas Medical Association
  • Member, Harris County Medical Society

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Stephanie Freeman M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • B.A., University of Dallas

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2007-08, Cincinnati Children's Hospital
  • 2006-07, Loyola University Medical Center

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Breastfeeding
  • Infants/newborns
  • Sleep
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 9 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 9 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 9 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 9 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 9 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - noon

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Benjamin Ho M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2004, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • B.S. 2000, Brown University

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Special Interest(s)

  • Asthma
  • Infants
  • Keeping fit
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

William J. Hogan Jr. M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1987, St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • B.A. 1983, University of Notre Dame

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Sleep
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Alexander N. Injac M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1996, Georgetown University School of Medicine

Residency or Fellowship

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Margaret Kinalska M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1999, Akademia Medyczna

Residency or Fellowship

  • University of Texas

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Houston Pediatric Society
  • Preceptor, Texas Pediatric Society
  • Member, Harris County Medical Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Asthma
  • Healthy eating
  • Keeping fit

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Russian

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Kristin C. Koush M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2004, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • B.S. 2000, Georgetown University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2007, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2004, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Texas Medical Association
  • Member, Harris County Medical Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Healthy eating
  • Infants
  • Safety

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Robert Lee D.O., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • D.O. 2007 - Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • B.A. 2002, The University of Texas at Austin

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2010, USCF-Fresno

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • The Methodist Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Asthma
  • Infants/newborns
  • Teenagers

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Appointments call 713-526-6443

M. Joanna Lyman M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2000, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston
  • B.S., Washington and Lee University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2003, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Women's Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants/newborns
  • Obesity

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday: 8 am - noon

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Rhonda Glynn Smith M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1981, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.A. 1976, Trinity University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 1984, University of Texas

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Harris County Medical Society
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Infants
  • Sleep

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Charlotte T. Zuniga M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1999, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • B.A. 1994, Cornell University

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants
  • Keeping fit
  • Sleep
  • Teenagers
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-526-6443

Naiwen Tu M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2003, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • B.A. 1999, Harvard University

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
  • The Methodist Hospital
  • The Woman's Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am - 5 pm; Urgent care 5 pm - 9 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 5 pm; Urgent care 5 pm - 9 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 5 pm; Urgent care 5 pm - 9 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm; Urgent care 5 pm - 9 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm; Urgent care 5 pm - 9 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 12 pm

Appointments call 713-526-6443

The team at Texas Children's Pediatrics Pediatric Medical Group welcomes you to our practice. Your children's health, nutrition and development are our primary concerns. We also aim to fully address all of your concerns and keep you apprised of the latest pediatric health and safety information.

Texas Children's Pediatrics Pediatric Medical Group offers a wide range of services to infants, children and adolescents including prenatal counseling; newborn and infant care; adolescent care; well-child visits; acute and chronic illnesses treatment; emergency care and treatment; immunizations; routine developmental, hearing and vision screenings; camp, school and sports physicals; routine lab work and screening; and family counseling for behavior and school problems.
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The pediatricians at Texas Children's Pediatrics Pediatric Medical Group have specialized training in the healthcare needs of pediatric patients. We have admitting privileges at Texas Children's Hospital and Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital, and newborn privileges at Texas Children's Hospital, Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, The Methodist Hospital and The Woman's Hospital of Texas. 

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 Texas Children's Pedatrics-contracted insurance plans. Please bring your insurance card to every visit.

For more information about 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 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.