Children's Health Service Complex Care

Children's Complex Care

Director: Christine Murphy MD 


The Pediatric Complex Care clinic provides services for children and youth with medical complexity (CYMC) with developmental, feeding and nutritional, educational, equipment/supplies and care coordination needs.

Our Service Mission is:

  • To partner with primary care providers to deliver the highest standard of diagnostic and treatment options for CYMC while keeping these children in their local community. Please note – we will not replace your child’s primary care provider
  • To facilitate continuity of care across inpatient, outpatient, and community settings for CYMC
  • To reduce complications of chronic medical conditions using all available resources and
  • To educate and advocate for families and caregivers of CYMC

Our Team

We are a multi-disciplinary team specializing in the needs of CYMC, helping children and their families since 1992.


  • Medical Evaluation Services
  • Therapy Services – including Developmental, Feeding, and Equipment evaluations
    • Physical Therapists
      • Amy Osburn-Torres, PT
      • Margarita Mallari-Brumlow, PT
    • Occupational Therapists
      • Pamela Christensen, OT
      • Sherrill Gonzalez, OT
    • Speech Therapists
      • Lori Jarrett-Arguello, SLP
      • Kathryn Curley, SLP
  • Nutrition Services (Dietician)
    • Stephanie Baron, RD, LD
  • Educational Support Coordinator
    • Jane Lozano, MEd
  • Social Work
    • Tia Jaynes, LMSW - Pediatric Primary and Specialty Care Clinic, League City (Bay Colony)
    • Crystal Williams, LMSW - Pediatric Primary and Specialty Care Clinic, Galveston Island East
  • Nursing Staff
    • Amy Jensen, LVN
  • Administrative Support
    • Amanda Honeywell-Gentry
    • Elizabeth Cano


You will need a referral from your primary or specialty care provider to schedule with our clinic.

FOR QUESTIONS or to schedule an appointment, Please CALL 409-772-2331


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
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.

  • Breast feeding education
  • Clinical trial opportunities
  • Gynecological examination
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases