Sep
20
2016

Medical staff and personnel impressed with Mata twins’ progress

It’s been more than a year and a half since a team of Texas Children’s surgeons and medical staff separated conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata in an historic, more than 24-hour-long procedure. Since then, the girls – now 2 years old and living at home near Lubbock – have worked hard with Read More…

Sep
20
2016

Weekly legendary care feature in Houston Chronicle focuses on neonatal 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…

Sep
20
2016

Texas Children’s interpreters play crucial role in patient care, outcomes

For non-English speaking families like Argelia Diaz, she knows that when she comes to Texas Children’s, she can always count on a Spanish-speaking interpreter to help her communicate with her daughter’s medical team. “I don’t know what I would do without them,” Diaz said through her interpreter. “They give us all the information that the Read More…

Sep
20
2016

Chief of neurosurgery shares enthusiasm, vision for Texas Children’s neurosurgery program

Before Dr. Howard Weiner accepted his new position as chief of neurosurgery, he knew that Texas Children’s Hospital was the place he wanted to be. “When I visited Texas Children’s, I was literally blown away by this place,” said Weiner, who also serves as professor of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine. “Speaking with the Read More…

Sep
20
2016

West Campus expands hospital’s perioperative suite

With scissors in hand, leaders at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus proudly cut a red ribbon draped across the entrance to the hospital’s newly expanded perioperative suite. The September 15 ribbon cutting unveiled four new operating rooms, a new procedure room, three new call rooms as well as a new doctor’s lounge, kitchen and break Read More…