Super Star Physician: Dr. Ameeben Patel

Dr. Ameeben Patel, January – June 2018 Physician Your name, title and department. How long have you worked here? Amee A Patel, DO, assistant professor of Pediatrics, board certified in general pediatrics, pediatric pulmonary, and sleep medicine – I started out as a sleep medicine fellow in 2014 and then joined as faculty. Tell us Read More…


Super Star Leader: Buffy Orndorff

Buffy Orndorff, April – June 2018 Leader Your name, title and department. How long have you worked here? Buffy Orndorff, Patient Care Manager on 12WT General Medicine/Transplant Unit. I have worked at Texas Children’s Hospital for 18 years. What month are you Super Star for? April, May and June 2018 Tell us how you found Read More…


American Academy of Physician Assistants names Marsack distinguished fellow

The Department of Surgery’s Kris Marsack has been recognized as a distinguished fellow by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). Marsack is a physician assistant in the division of Plastic Surgery, assistant director of clinical operations for surgery advanced practice providers (APP) and academic director for the Physician Assistant Surgical and Orthopedic Fellowships. She Read More…


Poplack honored as Houston Astros Hometown Hero

Cancer Center Director Dr. David Poplack was recognized as a Hometown Hero at the June 20 Houston Astros game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Minute Maid Park. The Astros Hometown Heroes Program recognizes people from the Houston area who have helped their community in extraordinary ways. Poplack has served as the director of Texas Read More…