Feb
13
2018

Conjoined identical twin girls successfully separated at Texas Children’s Hospital

On January 13, Texas Children’s successfully performed its fourth conjoined twins separation, giving identical twin girls Anna Grace and Hope Elizabeth Richards a chance at a normal life. The 7-hour procedure was performed by a multidisciplinary team of nearly 75 surgeons, anesthesiologists, cardiologists and nurses from eight specialties. Click here to see a list of Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Texas Children’s celebrates Blue Bird Circle’s 95th birthday and partnership

For nearly 17 years, Maryann Macey has volunteered with the Blue Bird Circle Clinic for Pediatric Neurology at Texas Children’s Hospital – an opportunity that she describes as very rewarding. “It is amazing to see all of the progress our organization has made in advancing research to help our physicians at the Blue Bird Circle Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Texas Children’s Transplant Services teams reach significant milestone in 2017

Transplant teams with Texas Children’s Hospital performed 112 solid organ transplants in 2017, the most in the history of Texas Children’s Transplant Services. The liver and the kidney transplant programs were the busiest with 42 liver transplants and 32 kidney transplants completed last year. The heart program completed 28 transplants in 2017 and the lung Read More…

Feb
6
2018

Heart Center launches Facebook page

Just in time for Heart Awareness Month, Texas Children’s Hospital’s No. 1-ranked Heart Center by U.S. News & World Report launched its very own Facebook page! Packed with information about the Heart Center’s roots, expertise and exciting future in providing top notch care, the page will provide an avenue for Heart Center medical staff and Read More…

Feb
6
2018

Texas Children’s Transplant Team set to be recertified

Texas Children’s Transplant Team recently received a glowing review from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recertification evaluation team during an unannounced four-day visit to survey the program for recertification. This was the first recertification survey for the entire transplant program, which was initially certified for kidney transplants in 1987 and lung, heart and Read More…