Prader-Willi Medical Resources

Texas Hospitals

Texas Children's Hospital of Houston: Dr. Scheimann, pediatric GI specialist, flies in from Maryland for the Prader-Willi Clinic every other month.  call 832-822-3131 or click here to visit their web page.  

Nexus Children's Hospital
2929 Woodland Park Drive Houston, TX.
The Changes Program for PWS Children from ages 3-21 is accepting our patients.
For more information call 713.351.6633.
Click here to download nexus flyer


Texas Doctors


  • Dr. Penn Laird, pediatrics, Dallas & Tyler, TX 800.944.0960


  • John Carter, DDS, pediatrics, Tyler, TX 903.595.5476


  • Amy Cantrell, RD, LD, pediatrics, Temple, TX 254.699.2090. 
  • Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 832.822.2778.  Ask for Prader-Willi specific nutritionist.


  • Dr. Luis Casas, Trinity Clinic Pediatrics, Tyler, TX (East TX), 903. 510.1173
  • Dr. Phillip Lee at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), League City/Galveston, TX 409.772.3395
  • Dr. Bryan Dixon at Children's Health Dallas/Plano 214.456.5959
  • Dr. Perrin White, Children's Medical Center Dallas, TX 214.456.5959
  • Dr. Ellen Sher, 7777 Forest Land, Dallas 972.566.8833
  • Dr. Wilson, Fort Worth 682.885.7960
  • Dr. William Bryant, pediatrics, Scott & While Children's Hospital, Temple & College Station, TX 254.724.5437
  • Dr. Andrea Balazs,Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX  832.822.3780
  • Dr. Katherine Hwu (pediatrics), Texas Children's Hospital,  Houston, TX 832.822.3780
  • Dr. Don Wilson, Fort Worth, 682.885.7960

Ear Nose & Throat (ENT):

  • Dr. Andrew de Jong, College Station, TX 979.693.6000 
  • Dr. Joseph L. Edmonds, Children's Ear, Nose & Throat of Houston & Sugar Land, TX 713.796.2001

Gastroenterology (GI):

  • Dr. Ann Scheimann, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX in PWS Clinic 832-822-3131.  One must have a diagnosis of PWS prior to seeing 
  • Dr. Murali Jatla, Temple Scott & White Children's Hospital, Temple, TX 254.724.5437 or 254.724.2708 (office/nurse)
  • Dr. Lin, Trinity Mother Frances, Tyler 903.510.8718
  • Dr. Osuntokun, Fort Worth 682.885.7960
  • Dr. Bankole Osuntokun, 682-885-1990


  • Dr. Maria Blazo, Medical Genetics, Scott & White Children's Hospital, Temple, TX 254.724.3379 
  • Dr. Hope Northrup, pediatrics & general genetics at University of Texas Physicians, Houston, 832.325.7111 or 713.500.5760
  • Dr. Brautbar, Fort Worth 682.885.2170


  • Dr. Anthony Riela, Private Practice, Plano, TX 972.769.9000
  • Dr. Gary D. Clark, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, TX 832.824.1000


  • Dr. Jeffrey Hunter, Heaton Eye Associates, Tyler, TX 903-526-0444


  • Carl Rathjen, Pediatric at Scottish Rite Hospital, Scoliosis Clinic Dallas, TX 214.559.7400



  • Dr. Erin Otness, at Texas Children's Pediatric Associates (TCPA), Sugar Land, TX   281.491.3636
  • Dr. Paul S. Herman, Steeplechase Pediatrics, Northwest Houston/Cypress, TX, 281.449.2838
  • Dr. Naheed Rahman, Steeplechase Pediatrics, Northwest Houston/Cypress, TX  281.449.2838
  • Houston, Cypress, Katy 
  • Dr. Matthew Wilber, Texas Children's Pediatrics Association, Pearland, TX 281.412.5852
  • Dr. William Nix, Woodlands, TX 281.296.2656
  • Dr. Swati Pande, Houston, TX 77090 281.440.4150
  • Dr. David Goff, 3201 Teasley Ln. Suite 102, Denton, TX 76210, 940.565.1510
  • Dr. Ariel Brautbar, Fort Worth, Alicia Boughton, case manager 682.885.1376

Primary Care Physician:

  • Dr. Calvin Parker, 610 Strickland Dr. Suite 340, Orange, TX 77630, 409.670.0044
  • Dr. Dawn Gonzales (internal medicine), 2142 Sunset Dr. SanAngelo, TX 76904, 325.481.2320
  • Dr. Martin-Holmes, Gladewater, TX  903.845.2159


  • Donald Fulsom, MD, Private Practice, Tyler, TX  903.593.6550
  • Richard Pesikoff MD, Private Practice (Child Psychiatrist),Houston, TX 713.795.5424


  • Dr. Kenneth Ausloos, Baylor Medical, Dallas, TX 214.824.8521

Speech Therapist/Pathologists:

  • Coles Pediatric OT, PT, speech locations in  Austin, Houston, San Antonio, San Marco
  • Ellen M. Carlin, Speech Pathologist, Woodlands, TX
  • Geana Bassham, MA, CCC/SLP, COllege Station Medical Center 979.764.5122 


  • Allen C. Wegener, Trinity Mother Frances Hospital Clinic, Tyler, TX 903.795.DOCS 
  • Dr. Eric Jones, 713.795.5160

Texas Legal Resources

Attorney (Special Needs):

  • Wright Abshire Attorneys, 4949 Bissonnet, Bellaire/Houston, TX 77401 713.660.9595
  • Christina Lesher, Atty at Law, specializes in elder law & special needs Houston, TX 713.529.5900
  • Bellen B. Wils, Atty at Law, specializes in estate & trust planning for special needs, Houston, TX  713.752.8634
  • Naomi L. Duke - CFP, passionate to help special needs families, K Corporation, Houston, TX  713.402.3800

Please note that the information found on any web page is not intended to be, nor is it, medical advice on the management or care of a person with Prader-Willi syndrome. Any opinions expressed are those of parents alone, and may not represent the opinions of TXPWA. These web pages are intended to provide information only - not to diagnose or advocate particular treatment options. Any decision about treatment options (including, but not limited to, medical, nutritional, therapy, or psychiatric options) should be made in consultation with your own medical team.

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