September 28, 2021

Coronary Bypass Simulation

On September 27, 2021,  The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MDA) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Thoracic Surgery Fellowship Program ramped up their first Simulation Lab of the 2021-2022 Academic year. The…


September 27, 2021

K. Keyhani gets patient ‘Back on a Roll’

Brenda Trevino is back on a roll after years of constant leg pain and discomfort. As a health-conscious mother of three, she was surprised to learn about her diagnosis of venous compression. Trevino spent many years working at a local…


September 24, 2021

European Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting – 2021

In preparation for this year’s European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) Annual Meeting, the organization has offered the Fast-Track Presentation Sessions, comprised of 160 abstracts that were selected for a short oral presentation. UTHealth Houston Post-Doctoral Research Fellows, Giulianna Barreira…


September 24, 2021

Aortic Disease Awareness Week

What better way to draw attention and increase awareness of Aortic Disease than an appearance by Aortawoman and Aorta-themed sweet treats? Bravo to Regina Husman, MD, second-year integrated vascular surgery resident, for fully committing to her role and effectively turning…


September 22, 2021

Mother and son receive the same lifesaving procedure by Eisenberg

In an odd twist of fate, Burnnett Langley discovered after his four-vessel coronary artery bypass at Memorial Hermann-TMC, that his surgeon, Steven Eisenberg, MD, associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery, had performed the same procedure on his mother, Monnie, exactly 10…


September 20, 2021

Houstonia’s Best

Congratulations to the faculty members who were selected and recognized as Houstonia Magazine’s 2021 TOP DOCTORS Survey.  Drs. Anthony Estrera and Hazim Safi ranked as the magazine’s top cardiothoracic surgeons in the region and Drs. Arash Keyhani, Kourosh Keyhani, Gustavo…


September 14, 2021

Sept. ’21 Annals of Surgery: decreased mortality for patients with complex aortic aneurysms treated by fenestrated-branched endovascular aortic repair

The recent study, “Midterm Outcomes of a Prospective, Nonrandomized Study to Evaluate Endovascular Repair of Complex Aortic Aneurysms Using Fenestrated-Branched Endografts,” led by senior author Gustavo S. Oderich, MD, was published in the September 2021 Annals of Surgery and presented at the…


September 2, 2021

Welcome Drs. Al Rstum & Wang

We are pleased to announce the addition of our newest faculty members in the UTHealth Houston CVSurgery Team, Drs. Zain Al Rstum and Keisin Wang. After completing years of clinical training, and extensive research in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, both…


August 17, 2021

VAM 2021

The Society of Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) offers top-tier educational programming. The 2021 conference marks the 75th annual event, set to take place on August 18 to 21 in San Diego, CA. Attendees and presenters eagerly anticipate the…


August 6, 2021

A. Keyhani get’s patient back in the pilots seat

Unaware he had been experiencing “mini-strokes,” Keith Armstrong was shocked to wake up one day with a completely numb arm. Associate professor of Vascular Surgery, Arash Keyhani contributed to Armstrong’s treatment and recovery and expresses the importance of knowing the…


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