Dr. Barbara Taylor-Cox

Barbara Taylor-Cox, M.D., is a physician specializing in general pediatric medicine in the West Houston area. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and completed her residency training at both Memorial Hermann Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center, where she received the distinction of Outstanding Senior Resident.

Dr. Taylor-Cox is the founder and owner of West Houston Pediatrics, P.A., where she has practiced solo pediatric medicine for 25 years.  Dr. Taylor-Cox was drawn to pediatric medicine for the honor and privilege of serving her patients on a continual basis for potentially two decades of their lives.

Dr. Taylor-Cox has served as Chief of Pediatrics at West Houston Medical Center and currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council at Houston Baptist University’s College of Science and Math.  She is a member of the Harris County Medical Society, the Texas Medical Association, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is affiliated with the West Houston Medical Center, Texas Children’s Hospital, The Women’s Hospital of Texas, Memorial Hermann Hospital and American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Taylor-Cox has also had the privilege of having her research published in both the Journal of the American Dietetic Association and Proceedings of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine.

Dr. Taylor-Cox is married to Houston attorney Ray L. Cox and is the proud mother of their 17 year-old twin sons, Tyler and Colton.

Is This Little Angel Really Ours?: The First Three

Traveling with Infants and Children

The "Tied To The Tracks" Theory: A Parent's Unconditional Love for Their Child

Disposition of the Adolescent: There Really May be a Physiologic Reason For The Behavior

Tidbits for Twins

Why Is Jr. So Messed Up?: Why Don't You Play That Video Game With Him That YOU Just Bought

Childhood Obesity: They Aren't Driving Themselves to the Drive Through

Helping Children Through the Process of Divorce

Attention Deficit Disorder

Working Parents: Tips for Finding Childcare

Single Parenting

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Reassurance for Working Parents

Top 3 Sport Injuries of Adolescents

Dancing with Your Daughter: Suggestions for Busy Dads

The First Day of School: From Pre-K Through College

Mean Girls: Bullying

Raising Morally Sound Children in a Relatively Immoral World

The Three S's: Separation, Strangers and School Phobias

Top 3 Drugs Abused by Today's Youth

Advice for Sleep-Deprived Parents

Toddlers SCREAM for Structure- LITERALLY!

Beginning Solid Foods

Discipline for Different Ages

An Overview of the Developmental Stages of Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence

Safeguarding Your Home for Toddlers

Safeguarding Your Home Electronically

The Downside to Adolescent Social Media Usage: Moral Desensitization

Screen Time Before Sleep

Treatment of Fever

Spring Has Sprung: Handling Seasonal Allergies

Bicycle Safety

Summer Fun at the Beach

What's Bugging You: Disease Causing Insect Bites