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Pediatrician Staff

Nita S. Gandhi, MD

Dr Nita Gandhi, is a board-certified pediatrician and fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics. She graduated from B.J Medical College in India. She completed her residency in otolaryngology and served as Assistant professor of ENT surgery at Civil Hospital in India. She also completed her internship at Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi and pediatric residency at UTMB in Galveston.  After completing her residency, she joined and work at Kelsey Seybold clinic for 9 years.  She served as a hospitalist at multiple hospitals for many years.

Dr Gandhi started her own practice in Pearland area in 2006. She is committed to providing compassionate care to children of all ages and adolescents.  She has special interest taking care of children with chronic conditions like ADHD, Asthma, and Autism. Being a former ENT surgeon, Dr Gandhi enjoys doing minor surgical procedures in her office.  

Dr Gandhi is married with two children, she lives in Houston for twenty-seven years.  She enjoys cooking, gardening, and traveling in her spare time.

Jessica T. Murray, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Jessica Murray is a certified nurse practitioner who specializes in pediatric care. She earned both her Bachelor and Masters of Science in Nursing from Prairie View A&M University. She holds her board certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Prior to joining Silverlake Pediatrics, Jessica was a provider at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center for eight years. Her areas of experience range from general pediatrics to intermediate and neonatal intensive care. Jessica is married and enjoys working out and travel with her husband, in addition to spending time with family and friends.


Heather Hagan, MSN, FNP-C

Heather Hagan, MSN, FNP-C is a board certified Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a variety of training, including pediatrics, emergency and trauma medicine, family medicine, and dermatology. She grew up in the nearby, small town of Anahuac, Texas, but has called Houston home for many years.

Heather has worked in many aspects of medicine after completing her first undergraduate degree in biology from Lamar University in 2004. With a deep rooted passion for learning and helping others, she became a registered nurse in 2013 and began her provider journey in the cardiovascular ICU followed by emergency and trauma. Heather obtained her second bachelors degree from Lamar University in Nursing in 2015 and went on to complete her Masters in Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston to practice medicine as a nurse practitioner.

Although Heather enjoys many aspects of medicine, her areas of special interests include skin diseases, asthma, sports medicine, and minor surgical procedures. She is driven by sciences and ongoing research that continues to advance medicine. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, time in the country horseback riding, and being active with CrossFit, triathlons, and her son's extracurricular activities.

Our physician and providers not only have attended first rate educational institutions. They also teach the next generation of providers. The best pediatricians are often sought out in the medical shcools to help teach their students becasue they are the best teachers. Periodically you will see medical students at our office shadowing our doctor. It keeps us stimulated to remain on top of the latest advances in medicine.