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Faculty of Pediatrics

Todd Bell, MD

Todd Bell, MDAssociate Professor, Pediatric Regional Chair, Medicine/Pediatrics

Medical School:   University of Arkansas College of Med, Little Rock, AR
Internal Medicine/Pediatric Residency:  Duke University Medical Center
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Board of Internal Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

Shannon Herrick, MD

Shannon Herrick, MDAssistant Professor, Residency Program Director, General Pediatrics, Outpatient Services

Medical School:   University of Texas Southwestern Med School at Dallas, Dallas, TX
Pediatric Residency:  UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Pediatric Residency:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics










Johnnie Faircloth, MD

Johnnie Faircloth, MDAssistant Professor, Residency Associate Program Director, Sports Medicine

Medical School:   Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Pediatric Residency:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
Sports Medicine Fellowship:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX
Board Certified:  American Academy of Pediatrics









 

Olubukunola Adesanya, MD

Olubukunola Adesanya, MDAssistant Professor, Neonatology / Perinatology


Medical School:  MBBS, Oba Awolowo College of Health Science
Residency:  Columbia University College of Physician and Surgeons at Harlem Hospital, NY
Fellowship:  Wake Forest University  , Winston-Salem, NC.
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatology/Perinatology









Srilatha Alapati, MD

Srilatha Alapati, MDAssistant Professor, Pediatric Cardiology

Medical School:  JSS Medical College, Mysore, Karnataka
Pediatric Residency:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship:  University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, TX
Board Certified: American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified: American Board of Pediatrics Cardiology eligible


 

 

 

RACHEL ANDERSON, MD

Rachel Anderson, MDAssistant Professor

Medical School
2013 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Post Graduate Training
2016 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Specialty Certification
Pediatrics 2016

 

 

 

JENDA ARAWIRAN, MD


Dr. Jenda ArawiranAssistant Professor


Medical School
Cebu Institute of Medicine, Phillippines

Post Graduate Training
Harlem Hospital, New York, NY
Maria Fareri Children's Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, Vahalla, NY

 

 

 

 

SMITA BHASKARAN, MD

Smita Bhaskaran, MDMedical School
Calicut Medical College, Calicut, India

Post Graduate Training
Metrohealth Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Board Certified

American Board of Pediatrics
American Boards of Pediatrics Hematology Oncology

 

 


 

Walter Bridges, MD

Walter Bridges, MDAssociate Professor, Medicine/Pediatrics

Medical School:  Texas Tech University School of Med, Lubbock, TX 
Residency Internal Medicine/Pediatrics:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at Amarillo
Board Certified:  American Board of Internal Medicine
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics

Activities / Committees: 
2010 - Present, Chairman of Peer Review Committee Northwest Texas Hospital
2006 - Present, Medical Executive Committee-member, Northwest Texas Hospital
2003 - Present, Panhandle Health Editorial Board-member, past editor
2003 - Present, Panhandle Health Editorial Board-member, past editor
1996 - Present, Institutional Ethics Committee-member Northwest Texas Hospital
1996 - Present, PTIC Committee-chair Northwest Texas Hospital

 

MARIA CONTRERAS, M.D.

 

Maria Contreras, MDAssistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology

Medical School:  National Experimenal Francisco de Miranda University, Coro, Venezuela
Pediatric Residency:  Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York
Endocrine Medicine Fellowship:  New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York
Board Certified Eligible
Board Certified Eligible

 

 

 

 

 

Oluyemisi J. Fatunde, MD

Oluyemisi Fatunde, MDAssociate Professor, Clinic Director, General Pediatrics

Medical School:   College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria 
Rotating Internship:  University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
Residency:  University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
Senior Resident:  University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
Clinical Fellow:  Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Washington DC.
Residency:  Woodhull Medical Health Center, Brooklynn, New York
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics

Activities / Committees:  
2011 - Present, Texas Tech University, School of Medicine, Director of Outpatient Clinic
2008 - Present, Texas Tech University, School of Medicine, Medical Student Admissions Committee






Amanda Griffin, MD

Amanda Griffin, MDAssistant Professor, General Pediatrics

Medical School:  University of Nebraska College of Med, Omaha, NE
Residency:  Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center Amarillo, Texas
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics

Activities / Committees:  
2008 - 2011, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Quality Improvement Committee
2008 - 2011, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Graduate Medical Education Committee




 

Rolf Habersang, MD

Rolf Habersang, MDProfessor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and Special Needs

Medical School:  University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Residency:  Tulane University School of Medicine
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics








 

Thomas Hale, PhD

Tom Hale, PhDProfessor, Assistant Dean of Research, Pharmacology

Pharmacology School
1968 B.S. Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, Oklahoma
1978 Ph.D., Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
1981 Postdoctoral Fellowship, School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, University of Missouri



 

 

 

Angela Huang, MD

Angela Huang, MDAssistant Professor, Developmental Behavioral

Medical School:  University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School 
Residency:  New Jersey Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Behavioral/Development Fellowship:  Rhode Island Hospital / Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics, Developmental/Behavioral Pediatrics

Activities / Committees:  
2010 - Present, Pediatric Education committee member and chair


 

Bharat Khandheria, MD, FACP

Bharat Khandheria, MDAssociate Professor, Adolescence

Medical School:   North Bengal Medical College
Internal Medicine Residency:  Mount Carmel Mercy Hospital, Detroit, MI
Adolescent Medicine Fellowship:  Texas Tech University, Amarillo
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine
Board Certified:  American Board of Internal Medicine





 

 

 

DIANA LEBRON, MD

Diana LebronMedical School
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Post Graduate Training
Residency:  New York University, Bellevue Medical Center
Fellowship:  New York University, Bellevue Medical Center

Board Certified
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties, Headache Medicine

 

 

 

Eric Levy, MD

Eric Levy, MDAssociate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Medical School:   University of Texas Southwestern Med School at Dallas, Dallas, TX 
Residency:  Texas Tech University, Amarillo, TX
Residency:  Austin Pediatric Education Program
Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship:  University of Texas, Houston
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine

Activities / Committees: 
2008 - Present, Chair, Texas Child Fatality Review Team
2006 - Present, Chair, West Region, Texas Pediatric Society Executive Committee
2004 - Present, Panhandle Child Fatality Review team member
2004 - Present, Vice Chair, Critical Care Committee, NWTHS
2003 - Present, Chair, Credentials Committee NWTHS
2003 - Present, Trauma Committee, NWTHS member
1995 - Present, Fellow American College of Chest Physicians
1993 - Present, Fellow AAP
2005 - 2007, Vice Chair, Texas Child Fatality Review Team, Austin Texas
1997 - 2006, Chair, Potter Randall SAFE KIDS Coalition


 

Alison Lunsford, MD

Alison Lunsford, MDAssistant Professor, Pediatric Endocrinology

Medical School:   University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Pedidatric Residency:  University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Endocrine Medicine Fellowship:  University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Board of Endocrinology

 

 

 

 

 

Janet Meller, MD

Janet Meller, MDAssociate Professor, Pediatric Surgeon
Pediatrics Clerkship Director

Medical School:  Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/Chicago Med School, North Chicago, IL 
Surgery Residency:  University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
Pediatric Residency:  University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
Board Certified:  American Board of Surgery


 

 

 

 

Mubariz Naqvi, MD

Mubariz Naqvi, MDProfessor, Neonatology / Perinatology
Pediatrics Clerkship Director

Medical School:  Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan 
Rotating Internship:  St. Vincent Hospital, Toledo, OH
Pediatric Resident:  Medical College of Ohio at Toledo, Toledo, OH
Pediatric Resident:  Children's Hospital of Michigan
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship:  Wayne State University 
Board Certified:  American Academy of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Academy of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine







Jason Nirgiotis, MD

Jason Nirgiotis, MDAssociate Professor, Pediatric Surgeon

Medical School:  University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Med, Chicago, IL 
Surgery Residency:  University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Affiliated Hospitals
Pediatric Surgery Fellowship:  Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
Board Certified:  American Board of Surgery

Activities / Committees:  
1998 - Present, American Pediatric Surgical Association
1995 - Present, Trauma Committee, Northwest Texas Hospital
1987 - Present, Texas Medical Association


 

 

SUMESH PARAT, MD

Sumesh Parat, MDAssistant Professor

Medical School
Government Medical College, Calicut, India

Post Graduate Training
Metrohealth Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve, Cleveland Clinic, Metrohealth Medical Center

Specialty Certification
American Board of Pediatrics
Board Eligible in Neonatology

 


  

Andrew Relph, DO 

Andrew Relph, DOAssistant Professor, General Pediatrics

Medical School:   Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
Pediatric Residency:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
Master of Business Administration:  Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics

 

 

 

 



Muhammad Subhani, MD

Muhammad Subhani, MDAssociate Professor, Neonatology / Perinatology, Neonatal Division Director

Medical School:   Dow Med College, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduate Medical Education Program:  Civil Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan
Pediatric Residency:  Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship:  State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York
Board Certified:  American Academy of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-perinatal medicine


 

 

  

Tetyana Vasylyeva, MD

Tetyana Vasylyeva, MDProfessor, Pediatric Nephrology

Medical School:   Dnepropetrovsk Med Inst, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Pediatric Residency:  Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
Nephrology Fellowship:  Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, MA
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics
Board Certified:  American Board of Pediatrics, Nephrology Subspecialty

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAMER ZAID-KAYLANI, MD

Samer Zaid-Kaylani, MDMedical School
Jordan University of Science and Technology

Post Graduate Training
Al Hussein Hospital, Al-Salt, Jordan
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

Board Certified

American Board of Pediatrics
American Boards of Pediatrics Hematology Oncology

 

 

SAMUEL ZUCKERMAN, MD



Medical School

1983  Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Post Graduate Training
Internship and Residency (Pediatrics), Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
Fellowship (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine), Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan
Fellowship (Pediatric Critical Care Medicine), LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee

Specialty Certification
American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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