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Meet our team

Meet our team

Meet our team

The medical staff at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Houston consists of physicians and surgeons prominent in their specialties. They are leaders in the fields of orthopaedics, cleft lip and palate, pain management and pediatrics.

Attending physicians also hold teaching appointments to many local colleges and universities. Visiting physicians and surgeons are available as needed to ensure the finest, most up-to-date medical care is available to our patients.

Chief of Staff
Douglas Barnes, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgery (Lower Limb)
Douglas Barnes, M.D.
Allison C. Scott, M.D.
Lindsay P. Stephenson, M.D.

Hand and Upper Limb
Gloria Gogola, M.D.
Charlotte Alexander, M.D.
Courtney Amor, M.D.
Idris Gharbaoui, M.D., Brachial plexus

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease)
Thomas Parr, M.D.

Spine and Scoliosis
Darrell Hanson, M.D.
Rex Marco, M.D.

Thoracic (Pectus Excatum/Carinatum)
Laurens Pickard, M.D.

Sports Medicine
Alfred Mansour, M.D.

Mary Ruppe, M.D.
Byron York, M.D.

Douglas Barnes, M.D.
Glendaliz Bosques, M.D.

Melanie Lux, M.D.

Cleft Lip and Palate
Steven Blackwell, M.D., Plastic surgery
Eric Cole, M.D., Plastic surgery
Kamal Busaidy, BDS, Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Harry Morse, D.D.S., Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Robert Lee, D.D.S., Orthodontics

Medical Genetics
Hope Northrup, M.D.
David Rodriguez-Burtica, M.D.
Jacqueline Hecht, Ph.D.

Psychiatry and Psychology
Walter Meyer, M.D.
Nell Schwartz, Ph.D.
Laura Rosenberg, Ph.D.

David Sandberg, M.D.
Steven Fletcher, D.O.
Manish Shah, M.D.

Ian Butler, M.D.
Pedro Mancias, M.D.
Shadè Moody, M.D.

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