With the opening of the new UT Physicians Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery clinic in Lake Jackson, residents do not have to drive about 50 miles to see a vascular surgeon affiliated with McGovern Medical School
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Program results in happier patients, lower costs
A new program designed to increase the overall satisfaction of patients undergoing esophageal surgery has resulted in lower patient costs and reduced times on both the operating table and in the hospital.
If you are confused about the new cholesterol guidelines released in November 2013 by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC-AHA), you are not alone.
First Mobile Stroke Unit Debuts
The UTHealth Medical School, in partnership with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, unveiled the country’s first Mobile Stroke Unit on Monday.
Depression can develop during pregnancy and the months following birth. There are factors that increase the risk: sadness, exhaustion from sleep deprivation, and the complex feelings associated with having a child with special needs all contribute to the risk of depression. If the baby is in the intensive care unit the parents are exposed to […]
“When is a genetics consultation indicated?” A pediatric genetics consultation is indicated if one or more of the following is true: • A child has one or more birth defects (such as cleft lip and/or palate) • A child is experiencing developmental delay or has intellectual disability • There is a family history of one […]
UTHealth named regional stroke center
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been named one of 25 regional stroke centers by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the only one in Texas.
UT Physicians debuts patient portal
UT Physicians patients now have the opportunity to access their health records online through the patient portal, My UTP.
Dr. Ellis was asked to answer some of the most common questions that we hear from parents. Here are his answers: There is a tooth in the roof of my child’s mouth/ in the cleft/ growing sideways/, what should I do? It is very common for extra teeth to form and erupt in the area […]
Gift establishes Center of Excellence for West Syndrome Research
A $1 million endowment has established the UT Physicians Center of Excellence for West Syndrome Research and the Geissler Distinguished Chair in West Syndrome Research.
Mother shares her experience following son’s diagnosis
Mother shares experience with UT Physicians pediatric surgery team following son's surgery.
Parents send letter of thanks following son's care at UT Physicians and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.
Finding the calm in the storm
“His pediatrician recommended we see a neurosurgeon,” said Ryan’s mom, Leah Burke, recalling the “terrifying” moment she heard her baby needed to see a neurosurgeon.
Born with: Pierre Robin Sequence Leslie Kruszynski’s third pregnancy led her down an unexpected path. Formerly the manager of a daycare center, she now volunteers her time to photograph children with special needs. “While I was pregnant with Jax, I met a little girl named Alana who later passed away from cancer,” Kruszynski says. “She […]
The Story of Jax
Leslie Kruszynski’s third pregnancy led her down an unexpected path. Formerly the manager of a daycare center, she now volunteers her time to photograph children with special needs.