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Parastoo Askari, DO, MS

Assistant Professor

Parastoo Askari

Professional Activities                                                                    

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2010-2013
Lubbock, TX

DO
University of North Texas Health Science Center, 2006-2010
Dallas, TX

MS
University of North Texas Health Science Center, 2005-2006
Dallas, TX

 

Research Interests

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Nancy Beck, MD

Assistant Professor

Nancy, Beck

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2008-2010
Fayetteville, AR

Pediatric Residency
University of Texas Medical Branch, 2004-2007
Austin, TX

MD
University of Texas Medical Branch, 2004
Galveston, TX

Research Interests

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Muhittin Belirgen, MD

Assistant Professor

Beligren, Muhitten

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Spine Surgery Clinical Fellow
University of Iowa Department of Neurosurgery, 2009-2011
Iowa City, IA

Pediatric Neurosurgery Clinical Fellow
UT Southwestern Children’s Medical Center, 2008-2009
Dallas, TX

Neurosurgery Residency
Marmara University, School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, 2001-2007

Internal Medicine Residency
Marmara University SOM, Department of Internal Medicine, 1999-2001

MD
Marmara University, Faculty of Medicine, 1993-1999

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Michael Bourgeois, MD

Professor

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology
University of Texas Medical Branch, 1978-1981

Pediatric Residency
Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1975-1978
Shreveport, LA

MD
Louisiana State University Medical Center SOM, 1975

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Audra Bowman, MD

Assistant Professor

Audra Bowman 

Professional Activities

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010-Present
  • American Medical Association, 2006-Present

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
Children's Mercy Hospital and Clinics, 2010-2013
Kansas City, MO

MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2006-2010
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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G. Steven Brown, DO

Associate Professor

Brown, Steven

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Science Center, 1994-1997
Lubbock, TX

DO
University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Science, 1994
Des Moines,IA

Physician Assistant Residency in Neonatology
University of Southern California/LA County Medical Center, 1982-1983

BS
University of Texas Medical Branch, 1975
Galveston, TX

BS
Texas A&M University, 1973
College Station, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Tammy Camp, MD

Associate Professor, Pediatric Program Director

Camp, Tammy

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1994-1997
Lubbock, Texas

BS
Abilene Christian University, 1990
Abilene, Texas

MD
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1994
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

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Elisabeth Conser, MD

Assistant Professor, Clerkship Director

Conser, Elisabeth

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2005-2008
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 2005
Lubbock, TX

BS
Abilene Christian University, 2001

Research Interests

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Summer Davies, MD

Assistant Professor

Summer Davies

Professional Activities                                                        

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010-Present
  • Texas Pediatric Society, 2013-Present

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
CMC Levine Children's Hospital, 2010-2013
Charlotte, NC

MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, 2006-2010
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

Sofia Davila, MD

Assistant Professor

Sofia Davila

Professional Activities                                                             

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009-Present
  • American Medical Association, 2009-Present

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
Miami Children's Hospital, 2009-2013
Miami, FL

MD
Autonomous University of Coahuila, 1999-2006
Saltillo, México

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

 

Diana Dreimane, MD

Associate Professor

Dreimane, Diana

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellowship
Endocrinology and Metabolism, UCLA SOM, 1996-1999
Los Angeles, CA

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1993-1996
Lubbock, TX

Full Postgraduate Course
Riga Medical Institute, 1985-1987
Riga, Latvia

MD
Riga Medical Institute, 1980
Riga, Latvia

Research Interests

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Lindsay Gragowski, MD

Assistant Professor

Gragowski, Lindsay

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2004-2007
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University School  of Medicine, 2004
Lubbock, TX

BA
University of North Texas, 1996-1998

Research Interests

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Jennifer Hill, DO

Assistant Professor

Jennifer Hill

Professional Activities                                                             

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010-Present
  • Texas Pediatric Society, 2010-Present

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2010-2014
Lubbock, TX

DO
University of North Texas Health Science Center, 2010
Fort Worth, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

 

Daniel Hurst, MD

Professor

Hurst, Daniel

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Neurology Residency
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1979-1982
Washington, DC

Pediatrics Residency
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1978-1979
Washington, DC

Pediatrics Internship
Michigan State University, 1977-1978
East Lansing, MI

MD
The Ohio State University, 1977
Columbus, Ohio

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Lara Johnson, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospitalist

Johnson, Lara

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

MHS
Yale University School of Medicine, 2010
New Haven, CT

Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program
Yale University SOM, 2008-2010
New Haven, CT

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2002-2005
Lubbock, TX

MD
Baylor College of Medicine, 2002
Houston, TX

BS
Texas Tech University, 1994-1998
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Adaobi Kanu, MD

Associate Professor

Kanu, Adaobi

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellowship
Baylor College of Medicine, 1999-2002
Houston, TX

Internship
Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, SUNY 1996-1999
Buffalo, NY

MD
University of Connecticut SOM, 1996
Farmington, CT 

Research Interests

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Thivakorn Kasemsri, MD, FAAP

Associate Professor

Kasemsri, Thivakorn

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 1997
Philadelphia, PA

Pediatrics Residency
Georgetown University Medical Center, 1990-1993
Washington, DC

MD
The Medical University of South Carolina, 1990
Charleston, SC

Research Interests

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Richard Lampe, MD

Professor and Chairman

Lampe, Richard

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellowship
Pediatrics Infectious Disease, Baylor College of Medicine, 1979-1981
Houston, TX

Pediatric Resident
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1970-1972
Washington, DC

Rotating Internship
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 1968-1969
Washington, DC

MD
Marquette School of Medicine, 1968
Milwaukee, WI

Research Interests

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Fatma Levent, MD

Associate Professor

Fatma Levent

Professional Activities                                                         

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellow, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Baylor College of Medicine, 2006-2009
Houston, TX

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2003-2006
Lubbock, TX

MD
Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, 1993-1999
Adana, Turkey

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

 

Amanda Masters, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospitalist

Masters, Amanda

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2005-2008
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 2005
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

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Kanokporn Mongkolrattanothai, MD

Associate Professor

Mongkolrattanothai, Kanokporn

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
University of Chicago Children’s Hospital, 2003-2005
Chicago, IL

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship
University of Chicago Children’s Hospital, 2000-2003
Chicago, IL

Pediatric Infectious Disease
Siririj Hospital, Mahidol University, 1998-2000
Bangkok, Thailand

Pediatric Residency
Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, 1995-1998
Bangkok, Thailand

MD
Chulalongkorn University, 1991
Bangkok, Thailand

Research Interests

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Ana Montanez, MD

Motanez, Ana

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

  • Coming Soon

Research Interests

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Lesley Motheral, MD

Assistant Professor

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2005 – 2008
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center SOM, 2005
Lubbock, TX

BS
Texas Tech University, 2001
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Laszlo Nagy, MD

Assistant Professor

Nagy, Laszlo

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Clinical Fellowship, Dept. of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Children’s Medical Center South-Western Clinic of University of Texas, 2006-2009
Dallas, TX

Neurosurgical Residency
Budapest, Hungary, 1999-2004

Neurological Residency
Budapest, Hungary, 1994-1999  

MD
Medical School of Semmelweis University, 1988-1994
Budapest, Hungary

Research Interests

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Shaughn Nunez, MD

Instructor

Shaughn Nunez

Professional Activities                                                                

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2011-Present
  • American Chemical Society, 2005-Present
  • American Medical Association, 2007-Present
  • Christian Medical and Dental Associations, 2008-Present
  • Texas Medical Association, 2007-Present
  • Texas Pediatric Society, 2008-Present

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2011-2014
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2007-2011
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

 

Marcela Nur, MD

Assistant Professor

Nur, Marcela

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellow in Adolescent Medicine
Miami Children’s Hospital, 2005-2008
Miami, FL

Fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2001-2002
Baltimore, MD

Pediatric Residency
Miami Children’s Hospital, 1997-2000
Miami, FL

Specialist in Pediatrics
Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, 1992-1995
Bogota, Colombia,

MD and Surgeon
Universidad Industrial de Sanander, 1989
Bucaramanga, Colombia

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Michal Pankratz, MD

Assistant Professor

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2007-2010
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, 2007
Lubbock, TX

BS
Springfield College, 2002

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Patti Patterson, MD, MPH

Professor

Patterson, Patti

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellow
Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine, 2004-2005

Fellow
Public Health Leadership Institute Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1997-1998

MPH
University of Texas Health Sciences Center, 1990
Houston, TX

Pediatrics Residency
University of Texas Medical Branch, 1983-1986
Galveston, TX

Family Medicine Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1982-1983
Amarillo, TX

MD
University of Texas Medical Branch, 1982
Galveston, TX

BS
Lubbock Christian University, 1978

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Vasum Peiris, MD

Associate Professor

Peiris, Vasum

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellow, Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research
Children’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School, 2005-2008
Boston, MA

Pediatric Residency
Yale School of Medicine, 2002-2005
New Haven, CT

MD
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Burlington, VT

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Desiree Pendergrass, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Pendergrass, Desiree

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Preventive Medicine Residency
Johns Hopkins University, 1992-1994
Baltimore, MD

Pediatrics Residency
University of Oklahoma, Children’s Hospital of OK, 1988-1990
Oklahoma City, OK

Pediatrics Internship
University of Missouri, 1987-1988
Columbia, Missouri

MPH
John Hopkins University, 1993
Baltimore, MD

MD
University of Texas Medical School, 1987
Houston, TX
BA

Texas Christian University, 1983

Research Interests

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Fortunato Perez, MD

Perez, Fortunato

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

  • Coming Soon

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Rebekah Phillips, MD

Assistant Professor

Rebekah Phillips

Professional Activities                                                              

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2010-Present

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2010-2013
Lubbock, TX

MD
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Galveston, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

 

Melissa Piepkorn, MD

Piepkorn, Melissa

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine, 2005-2008
Indianapolis, IN

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2005-2008
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2005
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Kerrie Pinkney, MD

Pinkney, Kerrie

Professional Activities

  • Lubbock Garza County Medical Society, 2012 - Present
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, 1997-Present
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 1996-Present

Education and Training

Primary Children’s Medical Center, 1999-2002
Salt Lake City, UT

Research Fellow
Intermountain Injury Control Research Center, 1999-2002
Salt Lake City, UT

Fellowship Pediatric Critical Care
University Medical Center, Resident in Pediatrics, 1996-1887

Resident in Family Medicine
University Medical Center, 1995-1996

Residency in General Surgery
York Hospital, 1994-1995

MD
West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1992 1994

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Brian Pomeroy, MD

Assistant Professor

Pomeroy, Brian

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2011-2012
Lubbock, TX
Dallas Pediatrics Residency
Children’s Medical Center, 2009-2011
Dallas, TX
MD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2009
Dallas, TX

BS
University of Texas, 2005
Austin, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Kirsten Robinson, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Hospitalist - Nursery

Robinson, Kirsten

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2001-2004
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, 2001
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

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Robert Scott, MD

Scott

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2000-2003
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 2000
Lubbock, TX

BS
Abilene Christian University, 1995

Research Interests

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Amy Thompson, MD

Assistant Professor

Thompson, Amy

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatric Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2004-2007
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 2004
Lubbock, TX
MS

Midwestern State University, 1999 

BS
Texas Tech University, 1995
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

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Christopher Todd, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Pediatric Intensivist

Chris Todd

Professional Activities                                                      

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care
Children's Medical Center at Dallas, 2007-2010
UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Pediatric Residency
DeVos Children's Hospital, 2002-2005
Grand Rapids, Michigan

MD
University of Virginia, 2000
Charlottesville, VA

Research Interests

  • Coming Soon

 

Vijay Tonk, MD

Professor

Tonk, Vijay

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Fellowship in Human Genetics
University School of Medicine, 1990-1992
Boston, MA

Postdoctoral Fellowship
Michigan State University, 1988-1990
East Lansing, Michigan

Ph.D.
Genetics (Cytogenetics) College of Basic Sciences, Haryana Agricultural University, 1987
India

Research Interests

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Nancy Valdez, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor

Valdez, Nancy

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

MBA

Texas Tech University, Jerry S Rawls College of Business, 2009
Lubbock, TX

Pediatrics Residency
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 1999 – 2002
Lubbock, TX

MD
Texas Tech University School of Medicine, 1999
Lubbock, TX

BS
Texas Tech University, 1991
Lubbock, TX

Research Interests

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Surendra Varma, MD

Professor, Vice-Chairman

Professional Activities

  • Coming Soon

Education and Training

Pediatrics Residency
Massachusetts General Hospital, 1971-1972
Boston, MA

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School, 1971-1972
Boston, MA

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pediatrics (Endocrinology)
Harvard Medical School, 1969-1971
Boston, MA

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Medicine (Endocrinology)
Harvard Medical School, 1968-1969
Boston, MA

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pediatrics
King George’s Medical College, 1964-1966
Luckow, India

Internship, Medicine Surgery, OB/GYN
King George’s Medical College Hospitals, 1962-1963
Lucknow, India

Research Interests

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