March 20, 2020

Nguyen featured on “The H” podcast

Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Associate Professor at McGovern Medical School, Tom C. Nguyen, MD was recently interviewed by The H Podcast and featured in their latest episode, “A Heart for Houston”.  The H has a centralized focus about Houston, and the…

July 17, 2019

Nationwide Outcomes of Less Invasive Mitral Surgery versus Conventional Sternotomy: Analysis of the STS Adult Cardiac Surgery Database; A Summary

In the ongoing debate and controversy surrounding less invasive surgery when treating mitral pathology, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery faculty, Tom C. Nguyen MD, and Charles C. Miller PhD, along with research fellow, Alex Nissen MD,…

July 1, 2019

Dad of 10’s minimally invasive heart surgery cuts recovery time with Dr. Tom C. Nguyen

Dad of 10’s minimally invasive heart surgery cuts recovery time Original story by: Pooja Lodhia of ABC 13 (KTRK) HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A father of 10 is back at work less than a month after heart surgery. The Sontags’…

June 26, 2019

“Global Perspectives on Cardiothoracic, Cardiovascular, and Cardiac Surgical Trainings”, a summary

“It’s interesting that we all end up doing the same thing, but how we get there is very different depending on what country we are from,” says cardiac surgeon, Tom C. Nguyen, MD of McGovern Medical School at University of…

May 14, 2019

Treatment Options for Varicose Veins by Dr. Sheila Coogan on KPRC Channel 2 News

Varicose veins are a common, unsightly, and often uncomfortable condition that affect many Americans.  Sheila Coogan, MD, Vascular Surgeon with UTPhysicians, a part of UTHealth Science Center at Houston recently sat down with KPRC Channel 2 News in Houston, TX…

April 29, 2019

2019 Houston Aortic Symposium Photos

Photos are up from the 2019 Houston Aortic Symposium.  You can view more photos and highlights from the March three day symposium through the following link:  

April 5, 2019

Dr. Tom Nguyen discusses Mick Jagger’s possible heart condition & surgery.

Mick Jagger, lead singer of The Rolling Stones rock band underwent a minimally invasive heart surgery this week on one of his heart valves.  UT Health Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery associate professor and minimally invasive heart valve expert,…

December 18, 2018

Dr. Bruce Tjaden on how compression garments can ease travel discomfort

Whether you find yourself on a flight or a long car ride to visit family, compression garments for the legs can help prevent swelling, potential blood clots, and the general discomfort that comes from extended travel. “During the holiday season,…

December 6, 2018

A Successful No-Cost Vein Screening at the Bellaire Vein Clinic

Sheila Coogan, MD, FACS with UT Physicians Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UT Health Science Center at Houston successfully hosted a free varicose vein consultation event last month.  Houston community members concerned about varicose…

May 21, 2018

UT Health, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery participates and is recognized at this year’s Vascular Annual Meeting

May 21, 2018 The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the McGovern Medical School are in preparation for the 2018 Society of Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Annual Meeting on June 20-23. The meeting will be hosted in Boston, Massachusetts at…