Aug
30
2016

A pediatric surgeon grows frustrated after decades of sewing up kids

By Andrew Kragie, Houston Chronicle Pediatric surgeon Dr. David Wesson talks to the Houston Chronicle about gunshot wounds in children. Dr. David Wesson points to a spot below his belly button. That’s where the .22-caliber bullet pierced the abdomen of the first pediatric gunshot victim he ever treated. The boy was 1 month old. He Read More…

Aug
30
2016

Weekly legendary care feature in Houston Chronicle focuses on gastroenterology care

Texas Children’s is the honored sponsor for every Tuesday’s “Houston Legends” series. We will showcase the legendary care Texas Children’s has provided since 1954, and focus on milestone moments in our unique history. Also, a complementary website offers a more detailed look at our past, our story and our breakthroughs. On the right is the Read More…

Aug
30
2016

Olympic gold medalist visits Texas Children’s Pediatrics with medal in hand

Texas Children’s Pediatrics had a very special visit this week from Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel, the first African-American woman to win an individual Olympic gold medal in a swimming event. Shortly after returning from Rio to her hometown of Sugar Land, Manuel visited Texas Children’s Pediatrics Green Park to see her long-time pediatrician Dr. Michael Connelly. Read More…

Aug
30
2016

Finishing touches being put on outpatient facility in The Woodlands

The walls are painted, the carpet and tile have been laid, and furniture and equipment are being arranged inside the outpatient building of Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands. Texas Children’s will open its doors to the facility this fall, marking a major milestone in the development of pediatric care offered to patients and families in Read More…