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At Cook Children's, taking care of kids means including the whole family. We take the time to listen to you and your child, answer questions and help you navigate the "perils" of parenthood.
We're parents too! We know kids when they're at their best ... and when they're feeling their worst. Our pediatricians are specialists in the health care of infants, children and adolescents.
We're here to help you with well-child visits, vaccines, illnesses, behavior problems, learning disorders, and to answer questions all parents have at one time or another. If your child has a chronic illness, we're here to provide you with a medical home and make sure he or she gets the attention and care they need.
Together with you, we'll get your kids on the path to leading happy and healthy lives!
225 SE John Jones DriveBurleson, Texas 76028817-447-0445817-447-2273 fax 817-347-6852 schedule an appointmentDriving Directions
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Cook Children's Emergency Department is supported by one of the country's largest pediatric transport programs. More than 2,000 children are transported to Cook Children's Medical Center annually, most for critical care.
Our doctors are specialists in the health care of infants, children and adolescents. Our team includes board-certified pediatricians.
I've been a pediatrician since 1996, first in Sherman, and now with Cook Children's Physician Network in Burleson. I grew up in Odessa, Texas and obtained both my graduate as well as my medical degree from Texas A&M University (Whoop!). I performed my pediatrics residency training at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock, AR. I have a husband, and 2 children (ages 12 and 14). The best part of practicing pediatrics is seeing a child grow from an infant to adult, and impacting that life positively. Outside of the office, I enjoy being with family at home, attending church activities as well as sporting events with my children.
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Dr. Smith earned her osteopathic degree at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her residency at Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan. She is board-certified in pediatrics.
Dr. Vert received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and earned her osteopathic medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center. She completed her residency at Texas A&M University Health Science Center at Scott & White Memorial Hospital. She enjoys spending time with her teenaged children, watching sports, including NASCAR, and she loves her job. Dr. Vert is board certified in pediatrics.
New and existing patients of Cook Children's Burleson pediatrician office can make an appointment by calling: 817-347-6852
New patients, for your convenience, please have your insurance information ready when you call.
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We know that filling out forms can be time consuming, however, they are a required part of your child's care. For your convenience, we've provided patient information and consent forms here. Just print them out, fill in the information, sign them and bring the completed forms with you when you come in for your appointment.
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