Jul
11
2017

Texas Children’s celebrates transplant milestone

On June 28, Texas Children’s Transplant Services held a celebration in honor of reaching an important milestone – the completion of 1,500 transplants. The milestone further solidifies Texas Children’s position as one of the most active pediatric transplant programs in the nation, per the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Organ Procurement and Transplantation Read More…

Jun
27
2017

Fraser talks about past accomplishments, future opportunities at year in review

During his annual Department of Surgery year-in-review, Surgeon-in-Chief Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr. asked his colleagues to take a moment to reflect on what they have accomplished over the past year and to contemplate the abundance of opportunities that lie ahead. “Look at what went on in just one year,” Fraser emphasized by pointing to Read More…

Jun
20
2017

Gift of a lifetime: Dad donates kidney to 14-year-old son

Just before Father’s Day, 14-year-old Gage Lipscomb received a gift from his father like no other – a kidney. On June 14, Dr. Richard Link, medical director of living donor kidney transplant at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, removed David Lipscomb’s left kidney and released it to the transplant team at Texas Children’s Hospital. During Read More…

Jun
20
2017

Training helps expand surgical options at Texas Children’s community hospitals

As the Department of Surgery continues to expand in the community at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, ongoing training is needed to be able to offer high-level surgical procedures. Otolaryngologists Dr. Deidre Larrier and Dr. Mary Frances Musso have been leading that charge when it comes to training operating Read More…

Jun
13
2017

Miracle baby born twice celebrates her first birthday

Lynlee Boemer, a miracle baby who underwent fetal surgery performed at Texas Children’s Fetal Center to remove a large tumor (Sacrococcygeal Teratoma) growing from her spine, celebrated her first birthday on June 6. Last week, Jeff and Margaret Boemer were at Texas Children’s for their daughter’s follow-up clinic appointment with Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, co-director of Read More…