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Whether you need primary or specialty care, you can expect the latest treatments, advanced technology, and minimally invasive techniques to help you on your journey to better health.

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Whether you need primary or specialty care, you can expect the latest treatments, advanced technology, and minimally invasive techniques to help you on your journey to better health.

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Heart, Thoracic, & Vascular Surgery

Recognized for innovation & exceptional surgical treatment of heart & blood vessel problems.

As board certified physicians and faculty members of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, UT Physicians specialists are devoted to the surgical treatment of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular diseases.

Patient Stories

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Noah's and Asher's stories

Asher Tate and Noah Ordaz were both born prematurely, but have been developing at a healthy pace under the care of Fatima Boricha, MD, and other clinicians.
Skye Williams

Skye's story

Thanks to the expert care of her surgeon, Skye Williams has just celebrated her one year anniversary of becoming seizure free.
Violey Raney

Violet's story

Violet Raney has been seizure-free since she was diagnosed, as an infant, with a rare form of epilepsy that only responds to vitamin B6 supplements.
Katherine O'Brien

Katherine's story

As a breast cancer survivor and doctor, Katherine O’Brien urges others to listen to their bodies and seek out expert help when needed.
One Houstonian shares her breast cancer survival story to raise awareness about the disease.

Carla's story

October is more than just a time to wear pink. One local woman shares her fight with breast cancer and what she wants everyone to know about the journey.
Mark and Laura Shook

Laura's story

Thanks to the expert care of her surgeon, Laura Shook is a now a successful author and advocate for colorectal cancer awareness.
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News

Nov299:24 am
National Injury Prevention Day

National Injury Prevention Day shines a light on safe sleep

A pediatrician shares her expert advice on putting your baby to sleep safely.
Nov247:51 am
Hector Ocho and staff member

Victory clinic shares Thanksgiving feast with patients

After a challenging year, employees gathered donations to give back to those in need.
Nov172:53 pm
Thanksgiving feast

Healthy Thanksgiving recipes

Embrace the season of thanks with these healthy and easy recipes.
Nov177:22 am
Jackson after his COVID-19 vaccine

Community events help protect children against COVID-19

Hosted by our Heights and International District clinics, these special vaccine days allowed children and their families a chance to become vaccinated.
Nov139:47 am
Vitamin d

The power of vitamin D

From pediatric broken bones to cluster headaches, physicians and scientists at UTHealth Houston are still learning just how powerful vitamin D is.
Nov45:30 pm
time change
A majority of people in the U.S. follow a morning and evening routine. When something out of our control changes this pattern, such as the COVID-19 pandemic or a time change, it can affect each of us differently.
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RESEARCH

Clinical trial testing novel treatment for recurrent posterior fossa ependymoma now open for enrollment

A new clinical trial analyzing whether infusions of two drugs directly into the brain can effectively treat children and adults with recurrent posterior fossa ependymoma, a malignant brain tumor, is now recruiting patients at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).