Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics West University provides quality care for pediatric patients in the Inner Loop and Texas Medical Center areas.
Our pediatric physicians focus on providing precise diagnoses and up-to-date treatments while building caring and empathetic relationships with pediatric patients.
Why should Children's Memorial Hermann Pediatrics West University be your first choice for health care? As a patient, you and your child have access to:
Dr. Rachel Baker attended medical school and completed her residency at UTMB School of Medicine at Galveston where she served as chief resident in pediatrics and assistant professor of pediatrics. Board certified in pediatrics and licensed in advanced pediatric and neonatal life support, Dr. Baker is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Texas Pediatric Association and the Texas Medical Association. She offers comprehensive pediatric care, from routine checkups to allergy management.
Dr. Angela Chia is a board-certified pediatrician who sees patients patients ages newborn to 18 years of age. After graduating from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, she completed her residency at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. Fluent in English and Mandarin, Dr. Chia sees children for well-child visits, sports physicals, sick-child visits and ADHD evaluations. She chose to become a pediatrician because she enjoys working with parents and children through all the growing-up years. She loves building long-lasting relationships with patients and families.
Dr. Christa Filak is a board-certified pediatrician who sees patients ages newborn to 18 years of age. After graduating from the Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University, she completed her residency at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. From the time she was a child, she knew she wanted to be a physician. Dr. Filak sees children for well-child visits, routine checkups, chronic illnesses, sports physicals and general pediatrics. With her patients, she takes the time to educate both the parents and children about treatment plan and sees herself as a resource to talk them through the “why, what, and how” of their care. She enjoys getting to know the families she works with and walking with her patients as they grow up.
Dr. Rachel Kelt graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Louisiana State University and received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. She went on to complete her pediatric residency at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. Dr. Kelt’s patients enjoy her warm personality and genuine concern about their overall wellbeing. She focuses on being a support system for her patients and their families. She recognizes that the ultimate goal for all parents is to raise happy, healthy children.
Dr. Mehul Patel completed his medical degree at UTMB School of Medicine at Galveston and residency in pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. As a pediatrician, he treats patients from newborn to 21 years of age for sick visits, as well as immunizations and wellness checkups. His special interests include preventive medicine, including stress management, healthy eating and exercising.
Dr. Victoria Regan received her medical degree from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. She then completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at McGovern Medical School, where she was chief resident. Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Regan has been in practice since 1991. She provides comprehensive pediatric care to patients from newborn to age 18. Dr. Regan takes a personal approach with each patient and spends one-on-one time with them. She believes that listening to the concerns of her patients and their parents is vital in developing a relationship of trust. Dr. Regan enjoys working closely with parents and providing them with guidance on normal growth and development in raising their children and watching them grow up.
Dr. Marion Woerner received her bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas in Austin and completed her medical degree and pediatric residency training at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, and was appointed chief resident in pediatrics. She is board certified in pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Woerner strives to be an easily approachable, communicative pediatrician who is dedicated to providing comprehensive, informative care to her patients. As a mother, Dr. Woerner is devoted to partnering with parents to foster the healthy growth and development of their children. She truly enjoys getting to know each family.
All pediatric patients are required to be up-to-date on all immunizations or scheduled to receive recommended immunizations when visiting Memorial Hermann Medical Group practice locations unless there is a medical reason that the child cannot be completely vaccinated.
In accordance with the immunization schedule published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CSC), the pediatricians of Memorial Hermann Medical Group recommend all children receive vaccinations for the safety and wellbeing of each child and the community.
We believe in practicing evidence based medicine and providing high quality healthcare for the children in our community. Based on all available literature, evidence, and current studies, we believe it is safe and appropriate to administer the vaccines according to the above schedule.