Jun
27
2017

Shuttle service reroutes begin July 6 to accommodate Legacy Tower construction

While construction progress continues to be made on the vertical expansion of Texas Children’s Legacy Tower, several changes to our shuttle service routes will take effect starting on Thursday, July 6. To accommodate construction work on the new tower, the Level 1 and 3 South Elevator Lobby and escalators will be closed for several months Read More…

Jun
26
2017

US News: 8 Texas Children’s specialties ranked in top 10, Heart Center best in nation

 The results of the 2017 U.S. News & World Report survey of Best Children’s Hospitals are in, and Texas Children’s Hospital maintained the No. 4 ranking overall. The scores were exceptionally tight among the top children’s hospitals, but Texas Children’s is again listed on the honor roll. “We’ve dedicated six decades to conducting innovative research Read More…

Jun
21
2017

Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday, June 21, 2017: 4:13 p.m. Tropical Storm Cindy to make landfall overnight Texas Children’s leadership and the Department of Emergency Management are closely monitoring Tropical Storm Cindy in the Gulf of Mexico. The Greater Houston area is expecting a potential threat of gusty winds, but rainfall amounts will likely not exceed 1 inch to Read More…

Jun
20
2017

Gift of a lifetime: Dad donates kidney to 14-year-old son

Just before Father’s Day, 14-year-old Gage Lipscomb received a gift from his father like no other – a kidney. On June 14, Dr. Richard Link, medical director of living donor kidney transplant at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, removed David Lipscomb’s left kidney and released it to the transplant team at Texas Children’s Hospital. During Read More…