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.
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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.
Surgery group treats adults diagnosed with congenital conditions
A group of surgeons with UTHealth has formed the Comprehensive Congenital Colorectal Program to care for patients diagnosed with congenital colorectal conditions as they age out of pediatric care.
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.
UTHealth Houston transitions to Epic electronic medical record system
UTHealth Houston is transitioning to a new electronic medical record system and patient portal on May 8 to improve care.
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.
Daughter’s diagnosis leads mom to become a spina bifida champion
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.
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.