Arnold Kagan, MD

Dr. Arnold Kagan grew up in a small town near Johannesburg, South Africa.  He graduated medical school in 1974 and completed a one-year internship in Adult Medicine and Surgery in 1975, followed by serving one year as a Medical Officer in the South African Army.  Dr. Kagan moved to Houston, Texas and completed his Pediatric Residency through Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children's Hospital in June of 1980.  He has been in private practice in Houston since that time.

Dr. Kagan is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine.  In 2007, Dr. Kagan was Chief of Staff of the Medical Staff of Texas Children's Hospital and he is currently on the Bioethics Committees of Texas Children's Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

Dr. Kagan is happily married to his wife of 34 years, Sharon.  They have lived in Houston for over 30 years, where they have raised their 3 grown children.  Dr. Kagan enjoys spending time with his family, especially his three grandchildren, in his spare time.

Dr. Kagan is thrilled his son, Dr. Ryan Kagan, joined Kagan Pediatrics.

















Ryan Kagan, DO

Dr. Ryan Kagan is the son of Dr. Arnold Kagan.  He was born and raised in Houston, Texas.  He attended the University of Texas for his undergraduate degree and The University of North Texas Health and Science Center for his medical degree.  Dr. Kagan completed his residency through the University of Texas Houston Medical School at Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital in June of 2009. 

Dr. Kagan joined Kagan Pediatrics in July of 2009.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.


Dr. Kagan is happily married to his wife Hydee and they have a toddler daughter and an infant son.  He enjoys working alongside his father.
Kagan Pediatrics is a private pediatric office serving the Pearland, Houston, and surrounding areas to provide excellent health care and preventative services to children.