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Texas Children's Pediatrics Humble Fall Creek

Texas Children's Pediatrics Humble Fall Creek

9701 N. Sam Houston Parkway East, Ste. 170 Humble, Texas 77396

Tel: 281-441-6900 fax: 281-441-1496
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm; Saturday 8 am - 11 am; Sunday 8 am - 10 am

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If you have a MyChart account, you may schedule well check up or sick appointments directly, or you can request an appointment online.

Samira Armin M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2009, St. George's University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2013, Texas A&M University, Chief Residency, Scott and White
  • 2012, Texas A&M University, Pediatric Residency, Scott and White

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 2015

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • TMA
  • TPS
  • AAP
  • AMA

Special Interest(s)

  • Healthy eating
  • Infants/newborns
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 12 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm

Appointments call (281) 441-6900

I have longed to be a pediatrician since I was four years old. In my spare time I enjoy writing fiction, playing tennis and raising my two little girls.

Mark T. Smith M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1975, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Residency or Fellowship

  • 1978, University of Texas Medical Branch

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 1999

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
  • Kingwood Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:20 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:20 am to 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:20 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:20 am to 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:20 am to 4:30 pm

Appointments call 281-441-6900

Kate E. Hurlbut CPNP

Degree(s)

  • M.S.N. and B.S.N.- University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 2007

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

About Kate E. Hurlbut

I love working in pediatrics because each child is so unique and special.

Appointment Schedule

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday: 8 am to 4 pm
Thursday: 8 am to 4 pm
Friday: 8 am to 4 pm (every other week)

Appointments call 281-441-6900

Shaina Karabinas M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2009, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.A. 2005, Brown University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2012, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • TPS

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

About Shaina Karabinas

My patients and their families teach me many new things every day, and they are a constant inspiration for me to strive not only to be a better physician, but a better person.

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 281-441-6900

Jennifer Harris CPNP

Degree(s)

  • B.S., Oklahoma Baptist University
  • M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston

Board Certification(s)

  • Pediatric Nurse Certification Board

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 2013

Languages Spoken

  • English

About Jennifer Harris

I very much enjoy working and providing care for the children and families in the same community in which I live and raise my own children.

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (every other week)

Appointments call 281-441-6900

Welcome to Texas Children's Pediatrics Humble Fall Creek. We are proud to care for your child and are dedicated to his or her health and well-being. Our board-certified pediatricians are specially trained to care for the unique health care needs of children and provide a wide range of services for all children, from newborns to teens including:

  • Prenatal counseling
  • New parent conferences
  • Newborn and infant care, including state of Texas-required screenings NCQA logo
  • Comprehensive well and sick child visits
  • Immunizations
  • Camp, school and sports physicals
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Diagnostic screenings
  • Minor emergency care and treatment

Texas Children's Pediatrics Humble Fall Creek has admitting privileges at Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital and Kingwood Medical Center.

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.

Remember to check with your insurance plan provider to verify that Texas Children's Pediatrics is in your network. In addition, please contact your plan provider for questions about the specific procedures your plan covers.

At this time, Texas Children’s Pediatrics does NOT participate in any Marketplace Exchange benefit plans.

Commercial Insurance Products

Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
BCBS BlueChoice PPO
BCBS HMO Blue of Texas
BCBS Par Plan
CHIP - Texas Children's Health Plan only
Choice Care Network PPO (Humana)
Cigna - GreatWest HealthCare HMO
Cigna - GreatWest HealthCare POS
Cigna - GreatWest HealthCare PPO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO (includes CCN and Coventry Health)
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Health Payors PPO
Health Smart PPO
Humana - HMO
Humana - POS
Humana - PPO
Imagine Health (Aetna SmartCare)

Independent Medical Systems EPO/PPO
Memorial Hermann Health Solutions - Select
Memorial Hermann Health Solutions Choice
Memorial Hermann Health Solutions Edge
MultiPlan PHCS & Savility
MultiPlan - Beech St.

PacifiCare (UHC) HMO
PacifiCare (UHC) PPO 
Premier Provider Network, Inc. (NAPP & Family Care)

UHC (PacifiCare) Options PPO
UHC (PacifiCare) non PPO products
USA Managed Care Organization PPO

Medicaid Products

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

Texas Children's Health Plan STAR Medicaid
Children with Special HealthCare Needs (CSHCN)
Community Health Choice STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR Medicaid
Molina STAR+PLUS Medicaid
Superior STARHealth - Foster Care only
TMHP Medicaid
UnitedHealthcare Community STAR Medicaid
UnitedHealthcare Community STAR+PLUS 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. If your child has no refills available, please contact your child's Texas Children's Pediatrics practice.

Please note, you must contact your child’s pediatrician for any controlled substances prescriptions and allow 3 business days for these prescriptions to be available.

Our After-Hours Schedule

We offer after-hours phone triage services by skilled registered nurses for our parents who are concerned about their child after the office closes. This service should not be used for non-urgent medical questions, medication refills or appointment requests. To access after-hours triage services, call the main number of your Texas Children's Pediatrics practice.
 
This service should not be used for non-urgent medical questions, medication refills or appointment requests. To access after-hours triage services, call the main number of your Texas Children's Pediatrics practice.

Hours:

Saturday   8 am - 11 am
Sunday     8 am - 10 am

We share our after hours clinic with Texas Children's Pediatrics Atascocita and Texas Children's Pediatrics Humble Kingwood.