Before she was born, Ruby was diagnosed with myelomeningocele, a severe form of spina bifida in which a small fluid sac grows on the spine. A multidisciplinary team of specialists at UT Physicians is working together to provide the expert care she needs to lead a full life.
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UT Physicians announces digital COVID-19 screening
UT Physicians is making screening for COVID-19 convenient and contactless through its new app available on both Apple and Android devices.
5-year-old rebounds after life-changing surgery
Edison Clinger can now focus his energy on school and playing "fireman," thanks to a successful surgery at UT Physicians to make his cerebral palsy more manageable.
Pediatric urologist joins practice
New to the UT Physicians team, Dr. Jason K. Au has plans to provide multidisciplinary care for patients with spina bifida.
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.
Scientists and neurosurgeon team up to develop novel imaging device for babies with brain disorders
Dr. Manish N. Shah, pediatric neurosurgeon with UT Physicians, helps to develop the first wearable imaging device for infants with brain disorders that requires no anesthesia.
Trust looks like this: Caring for patients during a time of great need
UT Physicians is committed to taking care of patients, regardless of their situation. We want our patients to know that we are here for them.
Open to being different: Part 2
An update on Forrest Tweed and his life after cleft lip repair surgery.
From operating room to center stage
Phuong Nguyen, MD, pediatric plastic surgeon, spends his nights as lead singer to indie rock band, Help The Doctor.
Wonderful day for our Wonderkids
The second annual Wonderkids Workshop hosted by UT Physicians was a success, bringing together kids who share a special commonality.
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.
Newly expanded and remodeled pediatric surgery clinic
With a focus on patients and their families, the newly redesigned and expanded UT Physicians Pediatric Surgery clinic in the Texas Medical Center has opened with additional virtual care space, procedure rooms, nursing station and more.
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.
Family shares story to raise awareness, hope and comfort
“He is the strongest person I know,” says Freddie Trotter, Camden’s father. “He has the heart of a lion. I am amazed at the things he can do.” Read more about Camden's journey to a smile that lights up the room.