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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

Nikita Jackson-Higgs and daughter, A'dor

Nikita's story

Nikita Jackson-Higgs’ breastfeeding journey with her daughter, A’dor, is going well thanks to the collaborative help of lactation experts.
Cherie Martinez & Gordon Martin, MD

Cherie's story

Cherie Martinez suffered from chronic abdomen pain for years until Gordon Martin, MD, solved her case of nutcracker syndrome.
Jax and Zoey Freking

Jax's and Zoey’s story

Both on their own cleft journey, Jax and Zoey Freking are all smiles thanks to the expert care of the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team at UT Physicians.
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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.
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News

Jan207:42 am
Houston Habitat for Humanity home build 2022

Helping build a Habitat for Humanity home

For the third consecutive year, UTHealth Houston and UT Physicians employees teamed up to help build a home for a local family.
Jan189:19 am
Phuong Nguyen in Guatemala City

Craniofacial surgeon provides hope and care in Guatemala City

Lasting a total of six days, this mission trip help provide children with cleft lip or palate much needed medical interventions.
Jan56:04 pm
Nurse giving child a vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine booster available for children ages 12 to 15

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has approved booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine for these children.
Jan57:36 am
Woman entering 2022

Three tips for a healthier 2022

Family medicine specialist Carman Whiting, MD, gives her expert advice for improving your short- and long-term health in the new year.
Dec225:25 pm
COVID-19 pill

Game changer: COVID-19 pill now available

Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Paxlovid will soon be available to those with a prescription.
Dec227:55 am
HTI group photo

Spreading holiday cheer to newly relocated Afghan community

In the spirit of giving this holiday season, UT Physicians staff assembled care packages for these new Houstonians.
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RESEARCH

Researchers studying how special MRI protocol can help treat patients with brain hemorrhages

A study designed to determine how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to help clinicians treat patients with brain hemorrhages is underway at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).