MyChildren's Practice: Garland

455 N. Garland Ave.
Garland, Texas 75040

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Phone: 469-488-4200
Fax: 469-488-4201

Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Saturday Hours: 8 a.m. to noon (sick patients only)


Nazia Baig, M.D.

Background: Born in California, moved to Texas at 11 years old

Education: High school – The Hockaday School for Girls
College – University of Southern California
Medical School – Texas Tech HSC
Residency – UTSW at Austin

Certification: Board-certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics

Experience: Worked at Austin Regional Clinic for 3 years before relocating to Dallas and joining MyChildren’s team

Languages: English, Spanish, Urdu

Sonal Jain, M.D.

Background: Born in India, relocated to United States.

Education: Completed a residency in Pediatrics at The Texas Tech Health Science Center in Amarillo, Texas, with additional responsibilities as Chief Resident during her final year. Earned her medical degree at the University of Mumbai, India.

Certification: Board-certified in Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Experience: Dr. Jain practiced as a General Physician in New Delhi, India, prior to moving to the United States and joining the physician team at MyChildren’s.

Languages: English, Hindi and Spanish

Debie Cherian, CPNP

Background: Born in N.Y., raised in Dallas Texas

Education: Earned Master of Science in Nursing Degree from Texas Woman's University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Prairie View A&M University.

Certification: Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care Pediatrics

Experience: Worked in Pediatrics for 16 years, worked as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner for 12 years.

Languages: English and Spanish

Renee Steele, CPNP

Education: University of California at San Francisco School of Nursing. Texas Woman’s University School of Nursing - Bachelor of Science in Nursing - May 2004

Certification: Texas Registered Nurse License. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Primary Care, PNCB Basic. Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association. Pediatric Advanced Life Support. Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Knowledgeable in medical and some conversational Spanish. Volunteer for Girls Incorporated of Tarrant County

Experience:  MyChildren’s Pediatric Primary Care Practice, Plano TX - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Children’s Medical Clinics of East Texas, Kaufman, TX - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Pediatric primary care, pediatric urgent care, newborn nursery rounding, interpretation of x-rays, EKG, lab work. Rockwall Medical Association, Mesquite, TX - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Summit Inpatient Pediatrics unit, Oakland, CA - Registered Nurse. Pediatric inpatient assessments and monitoring - Registered Nurse. Children’s Medical Ctr. Of Dallas, Inpatient General Pediatrics unit, Dallas, TX - Registered Nurse.