Prader-Willi Medical Resources

Texas Hospitals

Children’s Hospital of San Antonio
333 N. Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio TX 78207
Dr. Elizabeth Roeder, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
(210) 704.4081

Cook Children’s Medical Center
1500 Cooper Street
Fort Worth TX 76104-2724
Dr. Sani Roy, Pediatric Endocrinologist.
(682) 885.7960

Nexus Children's Hospital
2929 Woodland Park
Drive Houston, TX 77082
(713) 351.6633

Texas Children's Hospital of Houston
6621 Fannin Street
Houston TX 77030
Dr. Ann Scheimann, Associate Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology
PWS Clinic bi-monthly
(832) 822-3131 or click here to visit their web page.  

Message from Dr. Cassidy, About Their PWS Program


Texas Doctors


  • Dr. Penn Laird, pediatrics, Dallas & Tyler, TX 800.944.0960


  • Charrette Chiropractic: Dr. Mark Charrette, pediatric chiropractic, Flower Mound, TX 972-829-8620, Suite 104


  • John Carter, DDS, pediatrics, Tyler, TX 903.595.5476
  • Dr. Dubey,  North Houston, 281.784.9500
  • Dr. Dubey,  North Houston, 281.784.9500


  • Amy Cantrell, RD, LD, Pediatrics, Temple, TX 254.699.2090. 
  • Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 832.822.2778.  Ask for Prader-Willi specific nutritionist.


  • Dr. Rebecca Schaub, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, 333 N. Santa Rosa St., San Antonio TX 78207, 210.704.3611;
  • Dr. Andrea Balazs,Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX  832.822.3780
  • Dr. Don Wilson, Fort Worth, 682.885.7960
  • Dr. Bryan Dixon at Children's Health Dallas/Plano 214.456.5959
  • Dr. Ellen Sher, 7777 Forest Land, Dallas 972.566.8833
  • Dr. Luis Casas, Trinity Clinic Pediatrics, Tyler, TX (East TX), 903. 510.1173
  • Dr. Perrin White, Children's Medical Center Dallas, TX 214.456.5959
  • Dr. Phillip Lee at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), League City/Galveston, TX 409.772.3395
  • Dr. Sani Roy, Cook Children's Hospital, Pediatrics, Ft. Worth, 682.885.7960
  • Dr. Katherine Hwu (pediatrics), Texas Children's Hospital,  Houston, TX 832.822.3780
  • Dr. Wilson, Fort Worth 682.885.7960
  • Dr. William Bryant, pediatrics, Scott & While Children's Hospital, Temple & College Station, TX 254.724.5437

Ear Nose & Throat (ENT):

  • Dr. Andrew de Jong, College Station, TX 979.693.6000 
  • Dr. Joseph L. Edmonds, Children's Ear, Nose & Throat of Houston & Sugar Land, TX 713.796.2001

Gastroenterology (GI):

  • Dr. Ann Scheimann, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX in PWS Clinic 832-822-3131.  One must have a diagnosis of PWS prior to seeing 
  • Dr. Murali Jatla, Temple Scott & White Children's Hospital, Temple, TX 254.724.5437 or 254.724.2708 (office/nurse)
  • Dr. Lin, Trinity Mother Frances, Tyler 903.510.8718
  • Dr. Osuntokun, Fort Worth 682.885.7960
  • Dr. Bankole Osuntokun, 682-885-1990


  • Dr. Maria Blazo, Medical Genetics, Scott & White Children's Hospital, Temple, TX 254.724.3379 
  • Dr. Hope Northrup, pediatrics & general genetics at University of Texas Physicians, Houston, 832.325.7111 or 713.500.5760
  • Dr. Brautbar, Fort Worth 682.885.2170


  • Dr. Anthony Riela, Private Practice, Plano, TX 972.769.9000
  • Dr. Gary D. Clark, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 832.824.1000


  • Dr. Jeffrey Hunter, Heaton Eye Associates, Tyler, TX 903-526-0444


  • Carl Rathjen, Pediatric at Scottish Rite Hospital, Scoliosis Clinic Dallas, TX 214.559.7400



  • Dr. Erin Otness, at Texas Children's Pediatric Associates (TCPA), Sugar Land, TX   281.491.3636
  • Dr. Paul S. Herman, Steeplechase Pediatrics, Northwest Houston/Cypress, TX, 281.449.2838
  • Dr. Naheed Rahman, Steeplechase Pediatrics, Northwest Houston/Cypress, TX  281.449.2838
  • Houston, Cypress, Katy 
  • Dr. Matthew Wilber, Texas Children's Pediatrics Association, Pearland, TX 281.412.5852
  • Dr. William Nix, Woodlands, TX 281.296.2656
  • Dr. Swati Pande, Houston, TX 77090 281.440.4150
  • Dr. David Goff, 3201 Teasley Ln. Suite 102, Denton, TX 76210, 940.565.1510
  • Dr. Ariel Brautbar, Fort Worth, Alicia Boughton, case manager 682.885.1376

Physical Therapy

  • Maria (Mariki) Van Vuuren, PT, Certified Schroth Therapy Specialist (C2), Texas Children's Hospital, 17580 1-45S, The Woodlands, TX 77384; 936-267-7388 (Clinic); 936-267-7225 (Direct Line)

Primary Care Physician:

  • Dr. Calvin Parker, 610 Strickland Dr. Suite 340, Orange, TX 77630, 409.670.0044
  • Dr. Dawn Gonzales (internal medicine), 2142 Sunset Dr. SanAngelo, TX 76904, 325.481.2320
  • Dr. Martin-Holmes, Gladewater, TX  903.845.2159


  • Donald Fulsom, MD, Private Practice, Tyler, TX  903.593.6550
  • Richard Pesikoff MD, Private Practice (Child Psychiatrist),Houston, TX 713.795.5424


  • Dr. Kenneth Ausloos, Baylor Medical, Dallas, TX 214.824.8521

Speech Therapist/Pathologists:

  • Coles Pediatric OT, PT, speech locations in  Austin, Houston, San Antonio, San Marco
  • Ellen M. Carlin, Speech Pathologist, Woodlands, TX
  • Geana Bassham, MA, CCC/SLP, COllege Station Medical Center 979.764.5122 


  • Allen C. Wegener, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Clinic, Tyler, TX 903.795.DOCS 
  • Dr. Eric Jones, 713.795.5160

Please note that the information found on any web page is not intended to be, nor is it, medical advice on the management or care of a person with Prader-Willi syndrome. Any opinions expressed are those of parents alone, and may not represent the opinions of TXPWA. These web pages are intended to provide information only - not to diagnose or advocate particular treatment options. Any decision about treatment options (including, but not limited to, medical, nutritional, therapy, or psychiatric options) should be made in consultation with your own medical team.