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Texas Children's Pediatrics Cypresswood

Texas Children's Pediatrics Cypresswood

8111 Cypresswood Dr., Ste. 104 Spring, Texas 77379

Tel: 281-376-0707  
Monday - Friday 8 am to 5 pm

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Carolina Placencia M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2002, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston
  • B.A. 1998, Rice University

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

About Carolina Placencia

I truly love working with children.

 

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am to 4 pm
Tuesday: 8 am to 4 pm
Wednesday: 8 am to 4 pm
Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm
Friday: 8 am to 4 pm

Appointments call 281-376-0707

Michael L. Pope M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1982, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • B.S. 1978, Dartmouth College

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, Harris County Medical Society
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Texas Medical Association

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Appointments call 281-376-0707

Sherri D. Sandifer M.D., F.A.A.P

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1999, Yale University School of Medicine
  • B.A. 1995, Yale University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2002, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
  • Houston Northwest Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Appointments call 281-376-0707

Maria Patricia Stevens M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1995, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center
  • B.S. 1989, Southern Methodist University

Residency or Fellowship

  • Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Houston Northwest Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Harris County Medical Society
  • Member, Texas Medical Association

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

About Maria Patricia Stevens

I chose to specialize in pediatrics because healthy behaviors are shaped more successfully when fostered and encouraged early in life.

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am to 11:30 am
Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Appointments call 281-376-0707

Chuwey (Kay) Tsai-Weinberg M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1990, University of Texas Medical School at Galveston
  • B.S. 1986, University of Texas

Residency or Fellowship

  • 1993, University of Texas Medical Branch

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center
  • Houston Northwest Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Harris County Medical Society
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Texas Medical Association

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Taiwanese

About Chuwey (Kay) Tsai-Weinberg

Follow your instincts; you know your child best and should always share your concerns with your pediatrician.

 

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 7:30 am to 3 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am to 11:30 am
Wednesday: 7:30 am to 3 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am to 3 pm
Friday: 7:30 am to 3 pm

Appointments call 281-376-0707

At Texas Children's Pediatrics Cypresswood, we know the importance you place on your family's health care. That is the reason we have dedicated our practice to contributing to the overall health, growth and development of all our patients.

We have been meeting the health care needs of Northwest Houston since 1974. Our offices are equipped to provide the best medical care for infants, young children and adolescents. 
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The pediatricians at Texas Children's Pediatrics Cypress are certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Each of our doctors has received extensive training in the unique healthcare needs of pediatric patients. Our team works closely in our group practice, which allows for continuity of care and scheduling flexibility, yet encourages you to develop a strong relationship with the physician of your choice.

Insurance Plans

Texas Children’s Pediatrics currently accepts the health insurance plans listed below. To be sure a specific location accepts your insurance or if you do not see your plan listed here, please call your Texas Children's Pediatrics location and ask for assistance. Though we try to keep this list as current as possible, we always are adding new insurance plans to better serve you.

For questions about the specific procedures your plan covers, please contact your plan provider.

New Marketplace Exchange Plans: As authorized by the Affordable Care Act of 2010, consumers now have the opportunity to purchase health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Houston consumers have more than 40 different "Exchange" benefit plans to choose from through 6 different payors.

At this time, Texas Children's Pediatrics participates in 5 Marketplace Exchange benefit plans:

Marketplace Exchange Insurance Products

myCigna Copay Assure
myCigna Health Flex
BCBS of Texas - Blue Choice PPO Plans
BCBS Basic 5 Plan
BCBS Solution 3 and 4 plans

Commercial Insurance Products

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Beech Street / CappCare PPO
BCBS Par Plan
BCBS CHOICE PPO
BCBS HMO Blue of Texas
Choice Care Network PPO (Humana)
CHIP - Texas Children's Health Plan only
Cigna Healthcare PPO
Cigna Healthcare HMO / POS
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO (includes CCN)Galaxy Health Network (formerly MCI) PPO only
Great West HealthCare PPO/POS (OneHealth)
Great West HealthCare HMO (OneHealth)

Health Payors PPO
Health Smart PPO
Humana - HMO / POS
Humana - PPO

Independent (Integrated) Medical Systems PPO & EPOS
MHHN - Freedom of Choice
MHHN - MHealth Choice
MHHN - MHealth Insured
Multiplan, Inc. (Texas Health Choice) PPO

Pacificare HMO/PPO
PHCS PPO – Not HMO
PHCS Savility
Premier Provider Network, Inc. (NAPP & Family Care)

Texas Municipal League (TML) PPO
UHC HMO (United Health Care)
UHC PPO/POS/EPO includes Choice Plus
USA Managed Care Org (Health Network) PPO

Medicaid Products

Many, but not all, Texas Children's Pediatrics locations accept the following Medicaid products.

Texas Children's Health Plan STAR Medicaid
CSHCN
Community Health Choice STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR+PLUS Medicaid
TMHP Medicaid
Superior StarHealth Medicaid - Foster Care
United Healthcare Community Star Medicaid
United Healthcare Community Star+ Medicaid 

Please call your Texas Children's Pediatrics location for more information.

Billing Information

Payment for medical services can be made by cash, personal check or credit card and is due at the time of service. It is the parent or guardian's responsibility to pay any deductible, co-pay or co-insurance required by the insurance provider. As a courtesy, our office will file claims with any of our Texas Children's Pedatrics-contracted insurance plans. Please bring your insurance card to every visit.

For more information about billing and payment practices, please view our financial policy

Prescription Information

Written or electronic prescriptions will be given after a patient has been seen by a physician or nurse practitioner.

Refills

For routine prescription refills, please contact your pharmacy who will notify us. Controlled substance prescription requests, including ADHD prescriptions, must be called into our office 2 business days prior to picking up your child’s prescription.

Our After-Hours Schedule

We are here for your child evenings and weekends. After-hours appointments are available for any urgent, minor emergency medical needs, including earache, sore throat, asthma, fever or sutures.

After-hours pediatric health care is available by appointment only:
Monday – Friday: 6 to 9 p.
Saturday and Sunday: 9 am to 4 pm
All national holidays: 9 am to noon (excluding Christmas Day)

FM 1960 Pediatric Center – Cypresswood
8111 Cypresswood Dr., Ste. 104
Spring, TX 77379
(281) 376-0707