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Locations and Physicians

Woodlands Pediatric Associates

Texas Children's Pediatrics Woodlands

4545 Research Forest Dr., Suite A The Woodlands, Texas 77381

Tel: 281-367-5100
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

Amish Bhakta M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D.1997, University of Tennessee
  • B.S. 1993, University of Southern California

Residency or Fellowship

  • 2000 Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Board Certification(s)

  • F.A.A.P.

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 2004

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands
  • CHI St. Luke's The Woodlands

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Appointments call 281-367-5100

Roland R. Flanagan M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.S., Texas A & M University
  • M.D., University of Texas Medical School at Galveston
  • B.A., Texas A & M University

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands
  • CHI St. Luke's The Woodlands

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Appointments call 281-367-5100

Natasha D. Irani M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • McGill University, M.D.

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands
  • CHI St. Luke's The Woodlands

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Appointments call 281-367-5100

Rose Lapis M.D., F.A.A.P.

Degree(s)

  • M.D., University of Szeged, Facultiy of Medicine, Szeged, Hungary

Board Certification(s)

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation(s)

  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands
  • CHI St. Luke's The Woodlands

Professional Organization Affiliation(s)

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Appointments call 281-367-5100

Katherine Kennedy CPNP

Degree(s)

  • Master and Bachelor of Science

Employed at Texas Children's Pediatrics

  • Since 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

About Katherine Kennedy

Children and their families have been my focus my entire nursing career.  I love to help and educate the families in our practice.  It is a joy to watch children go through the many changes in life from infancy through young adulthood.  It is a miraculous process one that I'm honored to be involved through education, and nurturing.

Appointment Schedule

Monday: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Friday: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Appointments call 281-367-5100

Thank you for selecting Texas Children's Pediatrics Woodlands. We work closely with patients and parents to maintain health and address health problems as they arise. If you're a parent looking for a pediatrician, you are welcome to take a private tour of our clinic and meet our pediatricians.

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

  • Prenatal counseling
  • Newborn and infant care, including state of Texas-required screenings and circumcisions
  • Comprehensive well-child visits, including immunizations for all ages NCQA logo
  • Adolescent care
  • Allergy treatment
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Routine lab work and screening
  • Developmental, hearing and vision screenings
  • Camp; school and sports physicals
  • Minor emergency care, first aid for pediatric trauma, including repair of minor lacerations
  • 24-hour emergency call service

Our physicians have received extensive training in the unique health care needs of pediatric patients. Patients are seen on an appointment-only basis.

For urgent matters after hours, an on-call physician is available.

Texas Children's Pediatrics Woodlands has admitting privileges at CHI St. Luke's The Woodlands and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands 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.

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

After-hours pediatric health care is available at Texas Children's Urgent Care The Woodlands for any urgent, minor emergency medical needs, including earache, sore throat, asthma, fever, sutures, etc.:

Monday - Friday: 4:30 pm to 11 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 noon to 8 pm

Texas Children's Urgent Care The Woodlands
4775 W. Panther Creek Dr., Suite C300
The Woodlands, Texas 77381
(281) 417-0870