Locations and Physicians

Texas Children's Pediatrics Kingwood

Texas Children's Pediatrics Kingwood

20035 W. Lake Houston Pkwy., Ste. 100 Kingwood, Texas 77346

Tel: 281-359-1000
Monday - Friday 8 am to 5 pm Saturday 8 am to 11 am (established patients)

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David A. Barnhart M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1970, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.A. 1966, Hardin-Simmons University

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics Associates

  • Since 1998

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Kingwood Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, Houston Pediatric Society
  • Member, Texas Pediatric Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Infants
  • Teenagers
  • Toddlers
  • Tweens

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 281-359-1000

Soo Peen Chin M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1992, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.S. 1988, The University of Texas

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor Affiliated Hospitals

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics Associates

  • Since 2000

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Kingwood Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

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

Languages Spoken

  • English, Mandarin Chinese

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 281-359-1000

Ashley M. Cox M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2005, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.S. 2001, Texas A & M University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2001, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics Associates

  • Since 2008

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Kingwood Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

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

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants
  • Keeping fit
  • Teenagers
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 281-359-1000

Kathleen Hassel M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2000, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.S, College of William and Mary

Residency or Fellowship

  • Baylor Affiliated Hospitals

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics Associates

  • Since 2003

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Kingwood Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Medical Honor Society

Special Interest(s)

  • Breastfeeding
  • Infants

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 281-359-1000

Tiffany Nguyen D.O., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • D.O. 2000, The University of North Texas
  • B.S., Southern Methodist University

Residency or Fellowship

  • Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Houston Northwest Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

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

Special Interest(s)

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Behavior
  • Breastfeeding
  • Healthy eating
  • Infants
  • Keeping fit
  • Potty training
  • Safety
  • Sleep
  • Teenagers
  • Toddlers
  • Tweens

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Vietnamese

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Appointments call 281-359-1000

Melissa Rodriguez M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2001, University of Texas at Houston Medical School
  • B.A. 1993, University of Texas at Austin

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2004, Driscoll Children's Hospital Pediatric Residency Program - Corpus Christi

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics Associates

  • Since 2013

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • Kingwood Medical Center

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Behavior
  • Infants/newborns
  • Toddlers
  • Teenagers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

About Melissa Rodriguez

I enjoy interacting with children, getting to know their personalities and watching them grow into young adults. I love music, movies, dancing, scrapbooking and photography.

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 11 am

Appointments call 281-359-1000

At Texas Children's Pediatrics Kingwood, your children's health, nutrition and development are our primary concerns. In addition to your children's health progress, we hope to address your concerns as parents and help keep you informed of the latest health and safety information.

Our team is certified by the American Board of Pediatricians and provides a wide range of services for infants, children and adolescents including:

  • Prenatal counseling
  • Newborn and infant care, including state of Texas-required screenings NCQA logo
  • Comprehensive well-child visits, including immunizations for all ages
  • Adolescent care
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Routine lab work and screening
  • Developmental, hearing and vision screenings
  • Camp; school and sports physicals
  • Minor emergency care and treatment
  • 24-hour emergency call service including Texas Children's Hospital after hours Call Center
  • Same day appointments for sick children
  • Infant waiting room
  • Saturday morning hours for sick patients during school year
  • Asthma care and
  • Repair of minor lacerations

Texas Children's Pediatrics Kingwood has admitting privileges at Texas Children's Hospital and Kingwood Medical Center and newborn privileges at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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 three business days prior to picking up your child’s prescription. Please bring photo identification when you pick it up.

Our After-Hours Schedule

We offer after-hours 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.