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…

Aug
23
2016

Texas Children’s Hospital earns top rating for congenital heart surgery care

Texas Children’s Hospital’s congenital heart surgery program recently earned a three star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), the highest possible distinction. Star ratings are based on the STS Congenital Heart Surgery Database (CHSD) mortality risk model. One hundred and seventeen congenital heart surgery programs nationwide participated in the Spring 2016 STS CHSD Read More…

Aug
9
2016

Weekly legendary care feature in Houston Chronicle focuses on urological 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
9
2016

Charles Smith tours Texas Children’s, meets with executive leadership

On July 11, Executive Commissioner Charles Smith of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (THHSC) met with executive leaders at Texas Children’s Hospital and toured several areas of the hospital’s medical center campus to learn more about how we strive to provide the best care to women and children in the Greater Houston community Read More…

Jun
28
2016

U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings help raise level of pediatric health care across the nation

It’s one of parents’ worst fears – their child has a complex or life-threatening illness. How do they decide where to go for the comprehensive care their child needs? Over the years, the U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals rankings have helped thousands of parents identify top sources of care for children with Read More…