About Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics Katy Practice
Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics located in Katy offers quality pediatric care for patients ranging from newborns to age 18. Our team of pediatricians is proud to care for your children and strives to build a strong, trusting relationship with all of our patients’ families.
Our pediatricians provide a wide array of services, including well-child and sick visits, immunizations, physicals and treatment for behavioral problems.
Pediatric Clinic Serving Katy
Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics Katy is in Medical Plaza 2 at the Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Campus, conveniently located near the Interstate 10 and 99 intersection in Katy, TX. If you are visiting us at our pediatric office and have other medical needs or appointments at Memorial Hermann Katy, a wide variety of other Memorial Hermann services—including other physician specialists and labs—are just a short walk away.
The staff at Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics Katy is led by six physicians, who strive to build strong, trusting relationships with their patients and their families. Seeing patients from newborn to 18 years of age, our physicians treat conditions that include but are not limited to:
- Common cold
- Viral illnesses
- Ear infections
- Childhood obesity
- Growth and development problems
Services Offered at Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics Katy
The physicians and staff of Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics Katy specialize in providing a variety of pediatric services, including:
- Newborn visits
- Well-child exams
- Flu shots
- Childhood obesity counseling
- Nutrition education
- Treatment for behavioral problems
All pediatric patients are required to be up-to-date on all immunizations or scheduled to receive recommended immunizations when visiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics 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 providers of Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics 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.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist Available at Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics Katy
In addition to the pediatric services mentioned, Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics Katy offers an in-office pediatric gastroenterologist to provide gastrointestinal services and treatments for patients from newborns to 18 years of age. As part of the pediatric clinic, along with our family practice providers and sports medicine offices, our pediatric GI specialist also has secure online access to the lab and imaging results from the Memorial Hermann Diagnostic Lab and Imaging Center located on the campus of Memorial Hermann Katy, This access helps us review your child’s lab and imaging results sooner for faster treatment decisions. Our associated pediatric GI, who specializes in nutrition and endoscopy, treats constipation, abdominal pain, irritable bowel syndrome, obesity, reflux and food allergies.
Meet the Team
Dr. Krystal Batchelor earned her bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and her medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She completed her residency in pediatrics with Baylor College. Dr. Batchelor provides direct, concise guidance with a nurturing, motherly approach. She believes it is critical to listen to the parent and to approach the child’s care as a team. She takes time to ensure her patients and their parents understand treatment plans and leave each appointment with all questions answered.
Dr. Linda Dang earned her bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin and her medical degree from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Lubbock, Texas. She completed her residency in pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. Dr. Dang is fluent in Vietnamese. When developing a treatment plan, Dr. Dang believes clear communication is key. She works to ensure both the child and parent understand what is being asked of them. Whether the subject is something complex, such as a medical condition, taking medication or something more routine like healthy eating and exercise, she prides herself on taking time with each patient and parent to listen and understand their concerns.
Dr. Lisa Ecroyd earned her bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin, and her medical degree from UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. She completed her residency in pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ecroyd’s clinical interests include preventive medicine, treating children with ongoing chronic conditions and teaching healthy lifestyle habits. She believes it is important to create a partnership with both her patients and their families. Dr. Ecroyd tailors a care plan for each family and encourages teamwork in raising healthy children.
Dr. Emily Fong received her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies. She went on to complete her pediatric residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in El Paso. She strives to establish a partnership of care based on trust with her patients and their families. Dr. Fong always takes time to enjoy her patient visits and is appreciative of the opportunities to make a positive difference in her young patients’ lives.
Dr. Lauren Shepard earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, and is an American Chemical Society (ACS)-certified chemist. She obtained her medical degree at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. She completed her residency at UTMB School of Medicine in Galveston. Dr. Shepard believes in clear communication and strives to provide thorough, detailed explanations of each diagnosis to both the child and parent. She also believes in addressing the child directly, but still involving and including the parent as part of the decision-making team.
Dr. Brooke Swearingen earned her bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and her medical degree from UT Health San Antonio Medical School. She completed her residency in pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. Developing relationships with each family, building trust through experience and time, making her patients feel comfortable and communicating in ways they understand are priorities for Dr. Swearingen. While treating the patient, Dr. Swearingen also works to incorporate the entire family into the treatment plan.
Schedule an Appointment
In addition to same-day sick appointments for both new and existing patients, we prioritize making the process of scheduling visits with us as simple and hassle-free as possible. If you prefer, you can book your visit with one of our pediatricians by calling (281) 644-8955. We also offer ScheduleNow, an online tool you can use to schedule your appointment in three easy steps.
You can also schedule visits, along with viewing your medical visit summaries and lab results and other handy features, through our online patient portal, which is also available as a mobile app for your convenience.