Jul
18
2017

​West Campus PICU expansion hits halfway point

Three years ago, Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus opened an eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit thanks to a generous $1 million donation by the Lauren and Lara Camillo family. This fall, the last chunk of a $50 million capital improvement effort will expand the unit to 22 beds. Construction on the project hit a midway Read More…

Feb
24
2015

Hope, faith and expertise: Surgical team leads historical Mata conjoined twins surgery

During the early morning hours of February 17, Elysse Mata sat holding her babies tightly, kissing them as tears ran down her face. She was saying goodbye to her girls, conjoined for the last time before undergoing a historical surgery that would offer them their first chance at separate lives. “We’ve been waiting for this Read More…

Jul
22
2014

West Campus Pediatric Intensive Care Unit broadens reach of Texas Children’s services in community

Each year, around 5,000 children are admitted to the Texas Children’s Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Units. These are the patients who require the highest level of medical care. Until just a few months ago, a portion of our admissions were children who were transferred from West Campus because of their need for a higher level Read More…

Feb
18
2014

Close to home: West Campus opens new 8-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

A new eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at West Campus is now open. The unit will allow the hospital to accommodate patients with higher acuity and meet the needs of the community. The PICU will be staffed 24/7 with experience, board-certified critical care physicians, PICU nurses and support staff. “We want to provide a higher Read More…