Locations and Physicians

Texas Children's Pediatrics North Shore

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

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To schedule an appointment, please call us.

If you have a MyChart account, you may 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 Associates

  • 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 Associates

  • Since 2011

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.

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 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.

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.

*Please note: Texas Children’s Pediatrics after-hours care is only available at the office at which your child is an established patient. Should your child need after-hours care and is not an established patient at your desired Texas Children’s Pediatrics location, please visit one of our Texas Children’s Urgent Care locations, open to patients and non-patients alike.