Jun
12
2018

Buchanan reads children’s book to patients in library

Chief of Plastic Surgery Dr. Edward Buchanan recently read “The Tale of Fenny Fox: The Mental Ninja Emerges” to patients in the library at Texas Children’s Hospital in the Medical Center. Buchanan and his brother Matthew Buchanan published the children’s book as the third installment in a series called the Mental Ninja Series. The first Read More…

May
29
2018

Texas Children’s surgeons perform first surgery in new Legacy Tower

On May 23, a day after the opening of phase one of Legacy Tower, another significant milestone was reached in Texas Children’s Hospital’s storied history. At 7:15 a.m., a 9-month-old boy was taken back to a new, state-of-the-art operating room for the first surgery in Legacy Tower, Texas Children’s new home for heart, intensive care Read More…

May
22
2018

Researchers showcase their work at ninth annual Surgical Research Day

The Department of Surgery hosted the ninth annual Edmond T. Gonzales Jr. Surgical Research Day May 18 at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women providing a forum for researchers across the department to showcase their work. This year 110 abstracts were submitted for review, 11 of which were chosen for oral presentations and 99 were accepted Read More…

May
15
2018

Dr. Edward Buchanan named chief of plastic surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to announce Dr. Edward Buchanan as chief of plastic surgery effective May 9. Buchanan, who specializes in pediatric plastic surgery and craniofacial surgery, joined Texas Children’s and Baylor College of Medicine in 2011. Throughout his tenure, he has served in numerous leadership roles and has been integral in many complex Read More…

May
1
2018

Formerly conjoined twin Hope Elizabeth Richards discharged

Hope Elizabeth Richards, one of the formerly conjoined twin girls separated at Texas Children’s earlier this year, was discharged April 25 after spending 482 days in the hospital. Hope joined her sister, Anna Grace, who was discharged on March 2. The Richards family is looking forward to returning to their North Texas home soon. They Read More…