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Texas Children's Pediatrics North Shore

5622 E. Sam Houston Parkway North Houston, Texas 77015

Tel: 281-452-7575
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 8:30 am to 5 pm Wednesday 8:30 am - 8 pm

Make an appointment

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

John R. Clark Jr. M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2001, Baylor College of Medicine
  • B.S. 1997, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2004, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Baylor College of Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • The Woman's Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Appointments call 713-451-5555

Leah M. Matthews M.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1997, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • B.S. 1993, Texas A & M University

Residency or Fellowship

  • University of Texas Health Science, Houston

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 2004

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Appointments call (281) 452-7575

Amber J. Robinett M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 2005, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • B.A. 2001, Texas A & M University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2008, Baylor College of Medicine

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

  • Acne
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Infants
  • Keeping fit
  • Teenagers
  • Toddlers

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Tuesday: 2 pm to 5 pm
Wednesday: 2 pm to 8 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am to 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 am to 5 pm

Appointments call 713-451-5555

Everett L. Sandles M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1995, Hahnemann University School of Medicine
  • B.S. 1988, Texas A & M University

Residency or Fellowship

  • 1998, Baylor College of Medicine

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Medical Association

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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 noon

Appointments call 281-452-7575

Shanthi Saran M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D. 1990, Madurai Medical College, India

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Texas Children's Hospital
  • The Woman’s Hospital of Texas

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics

Special Interest(s)

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Appointment Schedule

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

Appointments call 713-451-5555

Julie Froming PA-C

Degree(s)

  • BA (Psychology), BA (PA Studies from UTMB Galveston)

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

About Julie Froming

I have been in pediatrics for 16 years.  I truly love kids and try to treat each of them as though they were my own in giving them the best health care avaiable.

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm

Appointments call 281-452-7575

The team at Texas Children's Pediatrics North Shore welcomes you to our practice. We are dedicated to the health and well-being of your children from birth through adolescence.

Our team provides a wide range of services for infants, children and adolescents including:

  • Prenatal counseling
  • Newborn and infant care
  • Comprehensive well-child visits, including immunizations for all ages
  • Adolescent care NCQA logo
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Routine lab work and screening
  • Developmental, hearing and vision screenings
  • Camp; school and sports physicals
  • Preventative medicine
  • Minor emergency care and treatment
  • Same-day appointments for ill patients
  • Ear piercing
  • 24-hour emergency call service
  • Asthma care, including lung-function testing
  • First aid for pediatric trauma, including repair of minor lacerations

The physicians at Texas Children's Pediatrics North Shore are specially trained in the health care requirements of pediatric patients. Texas Children's Pediatrics North Shore has admitting privileges at Texas Children's Hospital and The Woman's Hospital of Texas.

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.