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Meet Our Pediatricians – Bedford


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 parenthood.

Our mid-cities doctors are specialists in the health care of infants, children and adolescents. Our team includes board certified pediatricians that, together with you, will get your kids on the path to leading happy and healthy lives.

Meet our nurse practitioner

Sofia Poonawala-Manjee

Sofia Poonawala-Manjee, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

Since her school-aged years, Sofia knew she was called to work with children in the medical field. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. She has worked in the pediatric setting for over a decade and has been with Cook Children's since 2011. Sofia worked at the Cook Children's Pulmonary Clinic while working on her Masters of Science in Nursing degree at the University of Texas at Arlington. After obtaining her Family Nurse Practitioner certification, she transitioned to the Cook Children's Urgent Care Centers. Outside of work, Sofia enjoys volunteering, cooking, watching movies, reading, painting and traveling. She is excited to be part of the incredible HEB clinic team!