Sep
19
2017

Significant progress has been made inside Texas Children’s Legacy Tower

Since the topping out celebration of Texas Children’s Legacy Tower nearly seven month ago, significant construction milestones have been reached inside the tower’s 400-foot-tall structure at Texas Children’s Medical Center campus. Carefully designed to promote the safest possible environment to care for our most critically ill patients and their families, construction is underway on the Read More…

Sep
8
2017

Plastic Surgery faculty named to new endowed positions

Dr. William Pederson has been named the Samuel Stal, MD Endowed Chair in Plastic Surgery, and Dr. Edward Reece has been named the Josephine Abercrombie Endowed Professor in Plastic Surgery Research. “Both Dr. Pederson and Dr. Reece are exceptionally worthy recipients of these endowed positions,” said Dr. Larry Hollier, associate surgeon-in-chief for clinical affairs and Read More…

Aug
22
2017

NIH grant supports research on novel non-invasive pediatric urologic surgery device

Texas Children’s work to develop a novel non-invasive device for pediatric ureteral stent removal after a urinary tract procedure, with Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University’s Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) and Department of Bioengineering, as well as local life sciences commercialization firm Fannin Innovation Studio, was recently funded by the National Institute of Diabetes Read More…

Aug
15
2017

McKay receives travel grant to South America

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Scott McKay was recently named a recipient of the 2017 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) /Sociedad LatinoAmericana de Orthopedia Y Traumatologia Infantil (SLAOTI) Traveling Fellowship Award to South America. McKay, alongside two other pediatric orthopedic surgeons, will spend the first two weeks of October in Argentina and Chile visiting and Read More…

Aug
8
2017

Anesthesiologist-In-Chief Dr. Dean B. Andropoulos speaks at Surgery Grand Rounds about strength, growth of Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, Pain Medicine

Texas Children’s is a large and growing health system with many specialties and sub-specialties. We take care of the sickest of the sick and provide routine pediatric care to otherwise healthy children. Many times that care involves not one medical expert but a team of medical experts, including pediatric anesthesiologist. “The core role of the Read More…