U.S. News: 8 Texas Children’s subspecialties ranked in top 10, Heart Center and Pulmonology best in nation

Texas Children’s Hospital has once again been named as a national leader among pediatric institutions by U.S. News & World Report in their recently published 2018-19 edition of Best Children’s Hospitals. Ranked fourth among all children’s hospitals nationally and one of only 10 hospitals to achieve the Honor Roll designation for the tenth straight year, Read More…


Moreno selected to serve as president elect of NAPNAP

Amee Moreno, a pediatric nurse practitioner in Neurosurgery, was recently selected for leadership in the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP). NAPNAP is the largest professional association for PNPs and pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with more than 8,500 members. Their focus is centered around improving the quality of health care for infants, Read More…


Dr. Howard Weiner is Texas Children’s new chief of neurosurgery

Texas Children’s is proud to announce Dr. Howard Weiner as chief of neurosurgery. Texas Children’s is ranked No. 2 nationally in neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News World Report. For more information visit texaschildrens.org/neurosurgery. “I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Weiner,” said Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr., surgeon-in-chief at Texas Children’s and professor of surgery Read More…


Patel receives distinguished fellowship award

Dr. Akash Patel will be presented with the 2015-2016 Christopher R. Getch Fellowship Award from the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Fellowships Committee during its annual meeting in September. This prestigious award provides $100,000 for advanced training and is given to a neurosurgeon or fellow engaged in clinical research that promises to significantly impact the field Read More…


First craniosynostosis reunion draws more than 100 patients, families

Texas Children’s Hospital recently hosted its first craniosynostosis reunion, bringing together 150 people who have been touched by a condition that causes one or more of the seams between the bones of a baby’s skull to close prematurely. “For parents of babies with craniosynostosis, it is a scary and stressful time,” said Dr. Sandi Lam, Read More…