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Crosby woman with COPD has 6-centimeter tumor removed surgically
Doralyn Davenport's medical team worked in tandem to devise a surgery-first plan for removal of her tumor, sparing her chemo and radiation.
Starting over: Learning to walk, talk, and enjoy life after COVID-19
Elizabeth Silva, 47, is on the road to recovery after spending weeks in an intensive care unit battling COVID-19.
CPR performed by wife gives Houston man time to reach hospital
Ganesa Collins performed CPR on her husband, Quan, after he passed out during a two-mile run making it possible for him to reach the hospital.
Pioneering program saves the life of patient with ruptured aortic aneurysm
After he was told there was nothing his local doctor could do for his ruptured aortic aneurysm, Randy Allgood has a new lease on life.
Girl gets her smile back – and a new jaw – thanks to innovative tissue engineering procedure
A tumor from Grace Moss' jaw had been removed, and a dentist at UTHealth provided her with a high-tech treatment option to construct a new jaw.
Diabetes management helps patient become a mother
Thanks to a diabetes management plan and help from UT Physicians doctors, Archana Acosta was able to conceive naturally after struggling with infertility.
Fight and flight: Keith Armstrong’s treatment and recovery after stroke
Thanks to his wife's quick thinking and help from a UT Physicians' vascular surgeon, Keith Armstrong is fully recovered after experiencing a stroke.
Surgery on rare side effect of COVID-19 gives patient ability to smile again
Anthony Jones developed macroglossia - a severely swollen tongue - after laying prone for three weeks to heal his lungs from COVID-19.
A smile that lights up the room
After learning their son, David would be born with a cleft lip and palate, Uyen and Michael Fausto turned to the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team for compassionate and expert care.
Coordinated care leads to rapid treatment from life-threatening aneurysm
Brent Diez, a retired engineer, had no idea that a routine health visit would uncover a large aneurysm and ultimately lead to lifesaving surgery. Thanks to the coordinated efforts by UT Physicians doctors, Carman Whiting, MD, family medicine physician, and Gustavo Oderich, MD, vascular surgeon, Brent can continue enjoying his retirement.
Katy woman becomes source of strength and comfort for expectant moms
After learning their son would be born with a cleft lip and palate, the Macias' turned to the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial team at UT Physicians.
Specialized care in Lake Jackson gets resident back on the move
Thanks to specialized treatment for the severe blockage in her legs' arteries, Lake Jackson resident Shelley McGuire can now enjoy life on the go.
Pearland teen’s accident underscores impact of concussions in computer-based learning environments
Online learning was challenging for 17-year-old Alexis because of her concussion until she found an expert to advocate for her health and education.
New portal helps patient maintain connection to care team
Thanks to MyUTHealth, our new online portal, patients like Tim McGuire can enjoy open communication with their doctors and care team.
Young tennis athlete returns to the court after multiple surgeries
Luke Henley's dreams of playing professional tennis are back on track after multiple surgeries to repair his femur.
Pediatric neurosurgeon reunites with former patient three decades later
Alexis Shelly's parents were told she would never walk or talk due to her occipital encephalocele, but 30 years later she is thriving.
A race to good health: Open-heart surgery helps Ironman hopeful get back on track
After an aneurysm postponed his Ironman training, Robert Mock is back in the race thanks to a UT Physicians expert.
Woman more cautious in the sun after facing skin cancer for 17 years
In 2004, Yvette Ellerbe was diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma - a condition she still worries about to this day.
Boy with cerebral palsy is thriving with help from specialized clinic
Robert Ryan's parents were told he might never walk or talk due to his cerebral palsy, but he is thriving thanks to a specialized clinic.
Woman regains quality of life with help from gastroenterologist
Giselle Doss was able to take a family vacation for the first time in two years after receiving help with her IBS.
Weight loss journey strengthens confidence and completely changes lifestyle
After many failed diets and complications from her first weight loss surgery, Susan Bell found the right bariatric surgeon to deliver lasting results for her healthy new lifestyle.
Grandmother of 18 returns home for Mother’s Day after hybrid heart treatment
Connie Eaglin was able to celebrate Mother's Day with her family thanks to a minimally invasive hybrid heart procedure.
Heart interventions return pastor to his congregation
After two cardiac procedures with UT Physicians doctors, Roy Farmer is back to leading his congregation.
Colorectal cancer diagnosis a shock for young woman
After being diagnosed with colorectal cancer at 39 years old, Samantha Leos learned a valuable lesson – live life in the moment.
Surgery saves young armed forces translator
After years of experiencing stomach pain and cramping, Naqibullah Laghmanai finally uncovered the source of his symptoms. He was diagnosed with familial adenomatous polyposis. With the help of his colorectal surgeon, he was able to find relief. Read his health care journey.