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Bindi Naik-Mathuria

Bindi Naik-Mathuria, MD, MPH, FACS, FAAP UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Surgery - Pediatric
  • UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (888) 886-2543
    • Fax: (409) 772-3680
    UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, PCP Galveston
  • Dr. Naik-Mathuria is the Division Chief of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), where she?holds the Granville T. Hall Chair in General Surgery.? Dr. Naik-Mathuria?is triple board certified in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care. She is an?experienced pediatric surgeon with over a decade of clinical experience in general pediatric abdominal and thoracic surgery, pediatric surgical oncology, and pediatric trauma.

    Dr. Naik-Mathuria was born and raised in Mombasa, Kenya, she immigrated to Houston with her family during high school and graduated from Clements High School in Sugar Land. She attended Trinity University in San Antonio where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a double major (BS in Biology and BA in Psychology), then matriculated from medical school at Texas A+M Health Science Center where she was nominated to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She joined the General Surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston (2003-2009), where she spent an additional year doing a research fellowship in fetal wound healing. Following completion of General Surgery residency, she moved to Los Angeles for Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles (2009-2011). She was then recruited back to Baylor in the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital where she was given the opportunity to develop and lead the recently established Level I pediatric trauma program. She completed a second fellowship in Surgical Critical Care and subsequently started the pediatric track of Baylor's surgical critical care fellowship. A few years later, she?obtained a?Master's?in Public Health?from John’s Hopkin’s Bloomberg school.?She was promoted to Associate Professor at Baylor 6 years after completing training (2018) and is currently pending approval for promotion to Professor at UTMB (2022).

    Dr. Naik-Mathuria is an experienced and compassionate clinician. She is most passionate about caring for the most vulnerable – those affected by cancer or injury – and believes strongly in equitable, high-quality care for all. During the ten years that she worked at Texas Children's Hospital, she specialized?in surgical oncology and trauma in addition to practicing general neonatal and pediatric surgery. She received multiple awards during this time, including Texas Rising Star in Texas Monthly's SuperDoctors (2018),?Who’s Who in Medicine (2018), Best Doctors in Houston by Houstonia Magazine (2018, 2020, 2021), Texas SuperDoctors in Texas Monthly Magazine (2022). Her clinical academic excellence was awarded by Baylor College of Medicine through the Early Career Faculty Excellence Award (2017), the Women of Excellence Award (2020), and The Texas Children’s Hospital Department of Surgery Faculty Clinical Excellence Award (2020).

    Dr. Naik-Mathuria is an avid clinical outcomes, trauma, and public health researcher. She has authored over 100 publications and co-edited the primary textbook in pediatric trauma. In 2017, she was chosen as a Future Trauma Leader by the American College of Surgeons and is now considered a national leader in pediatric trauma. She has contributed to several national initiatives affecting the care of injured children and is frequently invited for national speaking engagements. Dr. Naik-Mathuria has an R01 award from the Centers for Disease Control to understand the epidemiology of firearm injury and violence in Harris County (Houston) and was the only surgeon to be funded by CDC in the first round following a 24-year federal ban on firearm-related funding. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Houston Chronicle. She is a strong advocate for child firearm safety and works with Houston city leadership and law enforcement through her leadership role on the Houston Mayor's Commission Against Gun Violence. Additionally, she is a fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy in the Firearm Injury Prevention and Safety program.

    Dr. Naik-Mathuria is involved in several national surgical organizations at the leadership level. She completed a term on the executive board of the Pediatric Trauma Society, is the current Chair of the Advocacy committee of the AAP Section on Surgery, and the Vice-Chair of the Pediatric committee of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma. She also serves on several committees in the American Pediatric Surgical Association and Society of University Surgeons.

    Finally, Dr. Naik-Mathuria has a special interest in global surgery, and travels to Africa to the town where she grew up frequently to work with local pediatric surgeons to increase access to high-quality pediatric surgical care, train local pediatric surgical fellows and residents, and build local capacity. She also works with the Rice 360 and bioengineering program to create low-cost innovative solutions for surgical problems in low resource settings. She plans to start a global surgery program at UTMB and train passionate residents and students to be leaders in global surgery.

    As the new leader of pediatric surgery at UTMB, Dr. Naik-Mathuria is excited about programmatic development and research to ensure the highest quality of surgical care for the children and families in South Texas, to educate the next generation of surgeons, and to continue to advocate for child health and safety, and the highest level of health for all people.

     

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Texas A&M College of Medicine - College Station, TX, 2003

    Residencies:

    General Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX, 2009

    Fellowships:

    Pediatric Surgery, University of Southern California, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA, 2011

    Surgical Critical Care, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX, 2012

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  • Pediatric general surgery is a surgical specialty focused on babies and children of all ages who require surgical consultation for a large variety of problems:

    • Abdominal: esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts, appendix and kidneys, including masses, cysts or cancers
    • Chest: lung masses or cysts, rib masses or bony chest wall abnormalities, breast masses
    • Genital: circumcisions, undescended testicles, testicular bulges, ovarian cysts or masses, vaginal problems
    • Skin lumps, hernias
    • Arm, leg or neck masses
    • Secondary results of injuries involving chest, abdomen or skin and soft tissue

    This provider cares for patients under the age of 18, if you need care for someone over 18, please click to find a provider for adult General Surgery.

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    If the times below do not meet your needs, please call (800) 917-8906 to speak with someone about our wait-list options.


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Ravi Radhakrishnan

Ravi Radhakrishnan, MD, MBA UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Pediatric Circumcision
    Surgery - Pediatric
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (888) 886-2543
    • Fax: (409) 772-3680
    UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, PCP Galveston
  • Ravi S. Radhakrishnan is the Chief of Pediatric Surgery, a Professor of Surgery, and the Surgical Director of the Pediatric ECMO program at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. He received his undergraduate degree in Bio-engineering from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA and an MBA in general management from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, TX.

    After graduating from medical school at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, he completed his general surgery residency and an NIH T32 sponsored research fellowship in Shock, Resuscitation and Intestinal Physiology at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston. In addition, he completed a Pediatric Surgery fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.

    Dr. Radhakrishnan has won multiple teaching awards and is the author of over 30 scientific publications. He was also recognized as a "Top Doctor" for 2013 by Houstonia Magazine. His clinical interests are in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology, and Portal Hypertension/Complex Hepatobiliary Surgery.

    Super Doctors - Texas 2020

  • Medical/Professional School:

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine - Lubbock, TX, MD, 2002

    University of St. Thomas, MBA

    Internships:

    General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, TX, 2003

    Residencies:

    General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, TX, 2004

    General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston, TX, 2009

    Fellowships:

    Pediatric Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine - Chicago, IL, 2011


    Certifications:

    American Board of Surgery, General Surgery

    American Board of Surgery, Pediatric Surgery

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Sarah Mims

Sarah Mims, RN, MSN, FNP-C, CPNP-AC UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Surgery - Pediatric
    Languages: English
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  • Sarah L. Mims, MSN, FNP-C, RN, is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). She also serves as a Registered Nurse First Assist where she assists in the operating room with pediatric surgeries.

    Ms. Mims earned her Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner in 2011 at the UTMB School of Nursing. Prior to her current position, she was a registered nurse in the pediatric inpatient unit and in labor and delivery.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    FNP, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2011

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    At UTMB, a provider's ratings are only posted when she/he has a minimum of 30 completed surveys within the past twelve months. New-to-UTMB providers or individuals in less common areas of practice may be temporarily under this threshold. We set this baseline to ensure we offer the most accurate reflection of each Individual.

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Keyan Mobli

Keyan Mobli, MD UTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Surgery - Pediatric
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  • Dr. Mobli is currently an associate professor with the Department of Surgery within the division of trauma and acute care surgery at University of Texas Medical Branch. He is double board certified in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He has shown an interest in pediatric surgery and will be completing additional training in pediatric surgery here at UTMB and Driscoll Children’s hospital in Corpus Christi.

    He was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He ultimately moved to Sugar Land for high school and graduated from Stephen. F. Austin. Attending the University of Texas at Austin, he graduated with high honors in Neurobiology and with distinction in Business Foundations. He completed medical school at McGovern Medical School in Houston. Dr. Mobli completed his General Surgery residency at UTMB (2016-2022), taking a year to complete a Surgical Critical Care fellowship with a focus in burns (2019-2020). He was recruited to partake in the expansion of the UTMB trauma program, involved in the rollout of the level 2 trauma center at Clear Lake.

    He is an avid cyclist, involved in the open-source community and 3dprinting. He hopes to broaden the care provided to his patients by being at the forefront of the marriage between technology and surgery.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, University of Texas Medical School Houston - Houston, TX, 2016

    Internships:

    General Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2017

    Residencies:

    General Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2022

    Fellowships:

    Critical care, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2020

  • Why do some providers have no ratings?
    At UTMB, a provider's ratings are only posted when she/he has a minimum of 30 completed surveys within the past twelve months. New-to-UTMB providers or individuals in less common areas of practice may be temporarily under this threshold. We set this baseline to ensure we offer the most accurate reflection of each Individual.

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Maria Carmen Mora

Maria Carmen Mora, MD UTMB Health Provider

  •   Not accepting new patients.  Established patients please use MyChart
    Specialties: Surgery - Pediatric
  • UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, Clear Lake Campus
    • 250 Blossom Street
      4th Floor
      Webster, TX 77598
    • Phone: (888) 886-2543
    • Fax: (409) 772-3680
    UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, PCP Galveston
    UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, Pasadena
    • 3737 Red Bluff Road
      Suite 150
      Pasadena, TX 77503
    • Phone: (409) 772-3695
    • Fax: (713) 473-7160
    UTMB Health Pediatric Surgery, Pearland
    • 2750 East Broadway Street
      Pearland, TX 77581
    • Phone: (409) 772-3695
    • Fax: (281) 485-3506
  • Dr. Carmen Mora serves as an Assistant Professor specializing in Pediatric Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. She brings a comprehensive academic background to her medical career. Dr. Mora earned her bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Texas A&M in College Station before pursuing her medical degree at Texas A&M Health Science Center-COM.

    After graduating from medical school at Texas A&M Health Science Center-COM, she completed her general surgery residency at UMass-Baystate. Her commitment to advancing pediatric care led her to pursue specialized training through fellowships in Pediatric Surgical Critical Care at the University of Tennessee- Le Bonheur Children’s, Pediatric Minimally Invasive Surgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and Pediatric Surgery at UCSF-Benioff Children’s in California.

    Raised in Houston, Texas, Dr. Mora’s cultural versatility extends to her fluency in Spanish, enhancing her ability to connect with an underserved patient population. In her role as Assistant Professor, Dr. Mora combines her extensive training, multicultural proficiency, and compassionate approach to provide top-tier care and make a lasting impact on the lives of young patients. Her true passion lies in advocating for the most vulnerable children, embodying her unwavering belief in delivering equitable healthcare to every child, with a special focus on those who are underrepresented in our society.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    MD, Texas A & M University Health Science College of Medicine - Bryan, TX, 2011

    Residencies:

    General Surgery, Baystate Medical Center - Springfield, MA, 2018

    Fellowships:

    Pediatric Surgery Critical Care, University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis, TN, 2019

    Pediatric Surgery MIS, Nationwide Childrens Hospital - Columbus, OH, 2020

    Pediatric Surgery MIS Research, Nationwide Children's Hospital - Columbus, OH, 2021

    Pediatric Surgery, UCSF Benioff Childrens Hospital - San Francisco, CA, 2023

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