Feb
14
2018

Patients receive hand-made hats for Heart Month

Two-month-old Finley Sloan got a special visit from her interventional cardiologist Dr. Aimee Liou last week when she walked into her room on the 15th floor of the Heart Center carrying a tiny red knit hat. Liou, a self-taught knitter, made the hat herself in honor of National Heart Awareness Month and chose to give Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Less than 100 days until phase-one opening of Legacy Tower

The countdown has begun! February 11, marked 100 days until the first phase of Legacy Tower officially opens at Texas Children’s Hospital Texas Medical Center campus. Through this 408-foot vertical expansion, Texas Children’s is adding 657,000 square feet. When Legacy Tower opens its doors to patients and families on Tuesday, May 22, the tower will Read More…

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…