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.
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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.
Weight loss surgery helps Houstonian get life back on track
After dealing with several underlying conditions due to his weight, a UT Physicians employee decided to seek out the help of his co-workers.
Diagnosis of colon cancer spurs Fulshear man and his family to action
After his shocking diagnosis of stage 3 colon cancer, Keith Rollins and his family were determined to educate others about the disease.
Long-term managed care an asset for osteoporosis patient
For over a decade, Janet Ives has received personalized care thanks to the osteoporosis program at UT Physicians Center for Healthy Aging - Bellaire.
Finding hope from afar
After doctors in her country confirmed her unborn child's diagnosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Andrea sought out UT Physicians experts for help.
Student uses inspiration of a time she couldn’t speak to bring a voice to others
After a rare neurological condition called Landua-Kleffner-Syndrome stole her ability to speak or hear, Caroline Love's mother sought the help of an expert.
Transgender woman experiences new lease on life
Audrie Siegel of Austin, Texas, was ready to make a change and sought the expertise of Dr. Daniel Freet with UT Physicians to perform her gender affirmation surgery.
Richmond man recovers from rare form of skin cancer
Timothy Vance thought he had an ingrown hair or cyst. What he really had was a rare form of skin cancer.
Wellness classes lead to healthier lifestyle for patient
After receiving multiple diagnoses that threatened her health, Charlene Jefferson decided to prioritize her health by attending wellness classes.
Diabetes and COVID-19 – a complicated combination
Steroid medication, commonly used to treat COVID-19, can cause a rise in glucose levels, which can be challenging for patients with diabetes.