At Texas Gulf Coast Medical Systems (TGC)

Pediatricians manage the physical, mental and emotional well-being of their patients from birth to 18 years of age. The pediatric physicians of TGC commit to fostering long-term bonds with their patients, while managing their health through each stage of development.

Each member of our staff encourages parents’ questions, provides comprehensible explanations, and most importantly, demonstrates compassion for their patients.

Our pediatricians specialize in:

  • Preventative healthcare for healthy children
  • Medical care for acutely or chronically ill children

Each pediatrician is dedicated to:

  • Educating patients and their parents on healthy lifestyles
  • Controlling infectious disease
  • Reducing infant and child mortality
  • Easing the difficulties of children and adolescents with chronic conditions

In addition, the pediatricians of TGC are involved with the prevention, early detection and management of other problems that affect children and adolescents, including:

  • Developmental disorders
  • Functional problems
  • Behavioral difficulties
  • Social stresses
  • Depression or anxiety disorders
  • Our diverse staff accommodates non-English speaking families.

Texas Gulf Coast Medical Systems is dedicated to providing compassionate, continuous healthcare to the South Houston, Clear Lake area.


Dr. Leila Sim

Dr. Leila Sim earned her medical degree with honors from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, the Philippines. She completed her pediatric residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center’s Temple University School of Medicine and the University of Texas

Dr. Mohammad Fouad Azim

Dr. Mohammad “Fouad” Azim is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.  He finished his Residency training in Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He loves children, which is why he became a pediatrician and believe

Dr. Raquel Mena

Dr. Raquel Mena received her medical degree graduating cum laude from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Urena in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston. Dr. Mena

Dr. David Michael Washington

Dr. Washington, double board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, joined our team late July 2017.  Dr. Washington completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Rhode Island Hospital and received his Medical Degree from The Warr

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