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Children's Health Service Pediatric Cardiology

Director: Ashraf Aly MD, PhD

Pediatric Cardiology provides clinical services to children with suspected heart defects from birth to late adolescence. We also have a fetal cardiology program in collaboration with Maternal and Fetal Medicine that provides fetal echocardiography and counseling to expectant mothers with suspected congenital heart defects.

  • We continue to provide both inpatient and outpatient service to our patients at the UTMB campus as well as in Clearlake
  • We provide most of the necessary cardiac testing in an outpatient setting (EKG, Echo, cardiac monitors, stress testing, etc.)
  • We provide telemedicine to referring physicians and hospitals
  • We are committed to teaching and training our medical students and pediatric residents

 

People

A Aly, Ashraf


Ashraf Aly, MD, PhD, MSc, FACC, FAAP 
Professor, Director Cardiology

Jiwani, Amyn


Amyn Jiwani, MD
 
Associate Professor

 

FOR APPOINTMENTS, REFILLS OR QUESTIONS - CALL 888-886-2543

Locations

  • Pediatric Primary and Specialty Care Clinic, Galveston Island East
    Primary_Care_Pavilion_2 400 Harborside Drive Suite 103
    Phone: (409) 772-3695 or toll free (888) 886-2543
    Referral Fax: (409) 772-3680

    Clinic Hours
    M–F: 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.
    Specialty Care Clinic only - 1st and 3rd Saturdays 8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Dr. Rupp is the Medical Director for Island Pedi East. This location provides both Primary Care and Specialty Care services to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age.
    In addition to general pediatric care, we provide services for: We also offer:
    • Opportunities to participate in cutting edge clinical trials
    • Studies of new vaccines
    • Literacy promotion through Reach Out and Read and Island Pedi Book Club
    • Faculty working on the forefront of primary care innovation
    • Treatment and prevention strategies using the newest practice guidelines
    • Close collaboration with a broad spectrum of specialists and therapists ensuring high level of care
    • Academic environment ensuring the most up-to-date diagnostic and evaluation tools
    • Providing patients with newest vaccines and vaccine information to assist in keeping their children healthy
  • Pediatric Primary Care and Specialty Care Clinic, League City (Bay Colony)
    Pediatrics-BayColony 2785 Gulf Freeway South, Suite 2.200 (second floor)
    M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.;HOURS are subject to change during COVID-19 surges
    (409) 772-3695 or (888) 886-2543  
    Referral Fax (409) 772-3680

    This clinic provides both Primary Care and Specialty Care services to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age. All services are provided in a family-centered setting with specialized education and support to optimize care and outcomes.
    This clinic is a state-of-the-art facility. Faculty and resident pediatricians are present in this location, providing care for infants and children from the newborn period through adolescence. As in our other locations (Island Pediatrics East and West), there are opportunities for families to participate in clinical studies, including those for vaccines.

    If you are interested in receiving your pediatric health care services at this mainland location instead of one of our island based clinics, please let us know when you call.

    Services:
     Also:
    • Breast feeding education
    • Clinical trial opportunities
    • Gynecological examination
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
     
  • John Sealy Children's Hospital
    Dr. Davis with young boy nurse_boy-with-cowboy-hat-in-bed301 8th St, Galveston, TX 77550
    9th floor
    (409) 772-1011
    Open 24 hours

    The UTMB Children’s Hospital in Galveston offers leading edge knowledge and over 120 years of experience in one of the finest academic settings in the nation. The fully redesigned hospital and child life program reflects an attention to all the details that matter to children, offering the whimsy and serenity of an ocean/island design along with many special spaces for toddlers, older children and teenagers to play, relax, unwind and spend time with family members. UTMB Health offers advanced general inpatient care for ill children, as well as specialty inpatient care for children with serious medical conditions. Our pediatric hospitalists, attending faculty physicians, nurses, residents, students and staff provide state-of-the-art clinical care and the emotional support that is essential during a hospital stay. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) offers critical care services for infants, children and adolescents with severe illnesses or injuries. We can arrange emergency helicopter transport when needed to serve the most seriously ill children in our region.
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  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), Critical Care
    Dr. Davis with young boy Part of John Sealy Hospital
    301 8th St, Galveston, TX 77550
    (409) 772-1011
    Open 24 hours, call for visiting hours

    Pediatric Critical Care is responsible for the evaluation and management of critically ill newborns, infants, children and adolescents with medical or surgical problems.

    We have outstanding physicians ready to provide the highest standard of care using the latest innovations and research available.  

  • Labor, Delivery and Recovery Mother/Baby Rooms - Clear Lake Campus
    UTMB Clear Lake Campus

    200 Blossom Street
    5th floor

    (832) 632-7539

    UTMB Clear Lake Campus offers exceptional care for mothers and their healthy newborns in spacious LDRP rooms. Here, families stay in the same room throughout their birthing experience and Mother-Baby stay.

    Our new Labor, Delivery, Recovery Mother/Baby Rooms contains:

    • Birthing suites designed with significant input from patients, nursing staff and physicians
    • Oversized room for mom and baby to stay together
    • Large, private bathroom in each room designed to accommodate mom’s personal belongings
    • Free Wi-Fi, comfortable sofa-bed, rocking glider chair, oversized windows
    • Controlled lighting in each area of the room (mom’s bed, bassinet area, family area)
    • Nursery with private “teaching” room
    • Additional counter space for mom’s flowers and gifts
    • Nurse practitioner (Neonatal) on staff 24/7
  • Clear Lake Campus Clinics

    Clear Lake Campus Clinics

    250 Blossom Street
    4th floor
    M–F: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
    (409) 762-BEAT (2328)
    (832) 632-7866

    This clinic provides both Primary Care and Specialty Care services to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age. All services are provided in a family-centered setting with specialized education and support to optimize care and outcomes.
    This clinic is a state-of-the-art facility. Faculty and resident pediatricians are present in this location, providing care for infants and children from the newborn period through adolescence. As in our other locations (Island Pediatrics East and West), there are opportunities for families to participate in clinical studies, including those for vaccines.

    If you are interested in receiving your pediatric health care services at this mainland location instead of one of our island based clinics, please let us know when you call.

    Services:
  • Clear Lake Campus Hospital Pediatric Services
    Dr. Davis with young boy

    nurse_boy-with-cowboy-hat-in-bed

    200 Blossom Street
    8th Floor
    ,
    Webster, TX 77598
    Open 24 hours

    In collaboration with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. We offer leading-edge knowledge and over 120 years of experience in one of the finest academic settings in the nation. The fully redesigned hospital and child life program reflects an attention to all the details that matter to children, offering the whimsy and serenity of an ocean/island design along with many special spaces for toddlers, older children, and teenagers to play, relax, unwind and spend time with family members. UTMB Health offers advanced general inpatient care for ill children, as well as specialty inpatient care for children with serious medical conditions. Our pediatric hospitalists, attending faculty physicians, nurses, residents, students, and staff provide state-of-the-art clinical care and the emotional support that is essential during a hospital stay. Our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) offers critical care services for infants, children, and adolescents with severe illnesses or injuries. We can arrange emergency helicopter transport when needed to serve the most seriously ill children in our region.
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