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The new normal of surgeries during COVID-19
After sustaining an orthopedic injury, Jaijo required emergency surgery. However, with a pandemic underway, his surgical experience would be different.
A change of (birth) plans
Excited about being first-time parents, Brent and Isabel decided on a birth plan. However, after an impromptu ultrasound, plans quickly changed.
Unstoppable teen recovers from painful hip condition
Seventeen-year-old Marlee Steele didn't allow a painful hip condition to prevent her from playing sports and living life. Thanks to UT Physicians, she's made a full recovery.
Young stroke patient becomes her own best advocate
Eugheia Simon suffered and recovered from two strokes before the age of 30. Through her experiences, she has learned to be her own best advocate.
The best of care and research found at one location
Couple fully recovers from COVID-19 following care at UT Physicians. Learn how they are now helping others fight COVID-19.
Care in the time of COVID-19
As a person with a compromised immune system, Cheryl Yetz was nervous about attending her weekly appointments during the pandemic. Little did she know, alternative plans were being made to accommodate her.
For the love of dance
After receiving a startling diagnosis, Dani was determined to do whatever was necessary to return to her passion - dancing.
Back in the water and rowing strong again
Tammy Foy developed a puzzling condition that caused her right arm to become incredibly fatigued. After several visits to different specialists, she was diagnosed with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome. Read how Dr. Charlton-Ouw, vascular surgeon, was able to help.
Open to being different: Part 2
An update on Forrest Tweed and his life after cleft lip repair surgery.
Against all odds
A young boy is overcoming the odds after having six brain surgeries and multiple diagnoses by the age of four.
Second time’s a charm
After a challenging first attempt to remove her parathyroid tumor, Carolyn Naman was determined to find someone who could help her.
Open to being different: Part 1
After learning at their 20 week ultrasound that their baby will be born with a cleft lip, Erin and Kyle assembled a team of experts.
Innovative procedure gives epilepsy patient the family of her dreams
A pioneering minimally invasive procedure gave Alisha Mehaffey the chance to start the family she feared would never be possible.
In the driver’s seat
Innovative brain surgery leads to patient enjoying the simple things in life, like driving.
When in doubt, seek answers
After dismissing a lump in her neck for years, Raquel Butanda finally decided to get it checked out at a no-cost screening for oral, head and neck cancer.
Symptoms of esophageal cancer and why you shouldn’t ignore it
What started out as a chronic cough turned out much worse for John Hutchison. After being diagnosed with esophageal cancer, he is on the path to recovery.
Deep brain stimulation restores quality of life
How a Grangerland pastor overcame tremors with help from UT Physicians specialists using advanced techniques to improve quality of life.
Tai chi class sparks life changes for one local woman
Small acts of kindness can result in transformational shifts in personal health journeys. How one woman took action to take control of her life.
Deep vein thrombosis: The serious side of blood clots
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs.
Moving forward after an aortic dissection
Zachery Jessup shares his story of survival following an aortic dissection.
A year to remember, a journey not forgotten
One Houstonian's climb to a cure and Africa's highest peak. What he has to say about both journeys.
Taking positive steps towards independence
Resilient teen is not letting cerebral palsy impact her goal of walking unaided. Read about her story and the people supporting her along the way.
Searching for the positive in a sea of uncertainty
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.
From heart failure to life-saving advanced, innovative procedure
From heart failure to life-saving advanced, innovative procedure, one Houstonian shares his story in hopes of helping others.
Houstonian recalls quick thinking and caring concern
“I sincerely believe that I am alive today because of my fateful decision to see Dr. Golod on November 6, 2017, and the immediate action he took. I’ll never forget the concern he showed and am eternally grateful.” One Houstonian shares his experience on a pulmonary embolism.