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Welcome to PHYSICIANS AT SWEETWATER

We are pediatricians providing Sugar Land area children with friendly, compassionate, and patient-centered pediatric care from birth to age 18. We are committed to the wellness of all children we treat and invite you to experience the difference that our practice has to offer. We offer a variety of services such as newborn visits, sports physicals, vaccinations, as well as help with ADHD and asthma

Our Mission Is Simple...
At Physicians At Sweetwater, we seek to create a positive impact on the local community by making a difference in the lives of the children we treat. We believe that all children deserve quality healthcare and we use our knowledge and expertise to deliver just that.

Our mission is to ensure that children get healthy and stay healthy through providing a variety of treatments and preventive services in an environment built on trust, knowledge, innovation and of course – a whole lot of kid-friendly fun!

BECOMING A NEW PARENT

SCHEDULE YOUR COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION.

If you’re expecting a baby, you likely have numerous questions and concerns. Our providers understand that getting to know and selecting a pediatrician for your baby before birth could be both helpful and reassuring. With this in mind, we would like to offer you a complimentary consultation to get to know us. Don’t hesitate, simply give us a call and come on in. We look forward to meeting you!

Onsite Lab Services

We know that your time is valuable, so we seek to provide a variety of services under one roof. For your convenience, we do currently offer an on-site laboratory for our patients.

24/7 On-Call Pediatricians

We realize that life’s surprises happen outside of business hours. For this reason, we give parents peace of mind knowing that they always have access to our on-call physician.

HOURS OF OPERATIONS

Find Out When We Are Open

Monday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet Our Staff

  • Laurie D. Molina, MD

    Dr. Laurie Molina has been practicing pediatrics in the Houston area for over 20 years. She is a graduate of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas with a degree in Biophysics and a graduate...

  • Caroline Gabriel, FNP-C

    Caroline Gabriel is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Caroline graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with her Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Nursing. Caroline then later went...

  • Karina CHAGOLLA, FNP-BC

    Karina Chagolla is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Karina graduated from Resurrection University with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Karina later went on to receive her Masters of Science in Nursing from Oak Point University in Chicago. Prior to joining us as a nurse practitioner, Karina worked as a nurse for over four years in a cardiac unit and a trauma unit.

FEATURED ARTICLES

  • Type 2 Diabetes: Tips for Healthy Living

    Children with type 2 diabetes can live a healthy life. If your child has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, your child's doctor will talk with you about the importance of lifestyle and medication in keeping your child's blood glucose (blood sugar) levels under control. ...

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  • Urinary Tract Infections in Young Children

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common in young children. These infections can lead to serious health problems. UTIs may go untreated because the symptoms may not be obvious to the child or the parents. The following is information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about UTIs—what they are, ...

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  • Tips for Parents of Adolescents: Common Concerns

    Most importantly, let your teen know that he or she can talk with you and his or her doctor about dating and relationships. Offer your guidance throughout this important stage in your teen's life. ...

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  • Sleep Apnea and Your Child

    Does your child snore a lot? Does he sleep restlessly? Does he have difficulty breathing, or does he gasp or choke, while he sleeps? If your child has these symptoms, he may have a condition known as sleep apnea. ...

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  • Middle Ear Fluid and Your Child

    The middle ear is the space behind the eardrum that is usually filled with air. When a child has middle ear fluid (otitis media with effusion), it means that a watery or mucus-like fluid has collected in the middle ear. Otitis media means middle ear inflammation, and effusion means fluid. ...

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  • Sinusitis and Your Child

    Sinusitis is an inflammation of the lining of the nose and sinuses. It is a very common infection in children. ...

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  • Haemophilus influenzae Type b

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  • Febrile Seizures

    In some children, fevers can trigger seizures. Febrile seizures occur in 2% to 5% of all children between the ages of 6 months and 5 years. Seizures, sometimes called “fits” or “spells,” are frightening, but they usually are harmless. Read on for information from the American Academy of Pediatrics ...

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  • Bronchiolitis and Your Young Child

    Bronchiolitis is a common respiratory illness among infants. One of its symptoms is trouble breathing, which can be scary for parents and young children. Read on for more information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about bronchiolitis, causes, signs and symptoms, how to treat it, and how to prevent ...

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  • Acute Ear Infections and Your Child

    Next to the common cold, an ear infection is the most common childhood illness. In fact, most children have at least one ear infection by the time they are 3 years old. Many ear infections clear up without causing any lasting problems. ...

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