Mar
22
2016

Record-setting day for kidney transplants at Texas Children’s

Friday, March 11, was a record-setting day for the renal transplant service at Texas Children’s Hospital with the team completing four kidney transplants in 18 hours. Wednesday evening, Claudia Kim, renal transplant coordinator, received a call that two kidneys were available and were a match for two of our patients. Kim and Dr. Eileen Brewer, Read More…

Mar
22
2016

Texas Children’s reaches 100th laser ablation milestone to treat seizure disorders

Texas Children’s neurology and neurosurgery teams recently surpassed 100 laser ablation procedures. This minimally invasive surgical brain procedure has significantly improved the quality of life for many children with debilitating seizure disorders. Ranked no. 2 in neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report, Texas Children’s is the first hospital in the world to Read More…

Mar
22
2016

Girls Elevated empowers teens to new heights, deadline to register is April 22

Growing up can be tough, especially on girls, but ample preparation can make this journey through adolescence easier for moms and daughters. “If you equip teens and preteens with the knowledge they need to navigate the changes and challenges that lie ahead, they’ll emerge stronger, healthier, more confident young women,” said Dr. Jennifer Dietrich, Texas Read More…

Mar
22
2016

Super Star Employee: Bryan Cardona

Bryan Cardona of Texas Children’s Gordon Emergency Center is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star employee. “I believe the people who focus their efforts on the hospital functioning at is best, and don’t care for who gets the recognition, are the super stars of the hospital,” Cardona said. Read more of Cardona’s interview and find Read More…

Mar
22
2016

Last chance to register for fourth annual Family Fun Run

Don’t miss out on the fun at the fourth annual Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Marathon Foundation Family Fun Run. Registration for the event ends at 5 p.m. Monday, March 28, so hurry and sign up if you haven’t already. Families with children of all abilities are invited to participate in the run at 9 Read More…