Margarita Jimenez, MD, MPH, FAAP

Specialty

Pediatric Medicine

Contact Information

Texas Children's Pediatrics Shadow Creek Ranch
1901 Kirby Drive, Suite 109
Pearland, TX 77584
United States
Texas US

Phone: 713-512-8600 Mon. 8:30 am to 5 pm
Tues. Closed
Wed. 8 am to 5 pm
Thurs. 8:30 am to 5 pm
Fri. 8:30 am to 5 pm
Sat. 8:30 am to 11:30 am English, Spanish

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Texas Medical School at Houston residency Pediatrics 2008
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center medical school Doctor of Medicine 2004
University of Texas School of Public Health other Master of Public Health 2000

Personal Statement

Dr. Jimenez believes patient care is best done as team approach. Families are invaluable members of our care team. Compassionate and comprehensive care is what we strive to provide. A child deserves not just excellent medical care, but a holistic approach to health.

Teaching our learners, medical students or residents, is a passion shared by those in academic medicine. It is a privilege to help shape the future of our profession, not just by teaching, but my mentoring as well.

Dr. Jimenez's primary interests include child development, including learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and premature infant follow up.Her primary practice is located in the Pediatric and Adolescent Health Center in Pearland, TX. She works closely with physicians in training, while serving the needs of children and families in the Harris County Hospital District.

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Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics

Organization

Organization Name Role
American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow
Harris County Medical Society Member

Selected Publications

Strych U, Penland RL, Jimenez M, Krause KL, Benedik MJ. Characterization of the alanine racemases from two mycobacteria. FEMS MicrobiolLett. 2001 Mar 15;196(2):93-8.

Special Interest

Behavior

Special Interest

Breastfeeding

Special Interest

Deveopmental Delay

Special Interest

Infants/newborns

Special Interest

Preterm Infants

Special Interest

Sleep

Special Interest

Toddlers