April 20, 2020

Dr. Charles Miller to lead task force for COVID-19 research

Professor and Vice Chair for research in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Charles “Trey” Miller, PhD has been tasked with the responsibility of coordinating a university-wide task force to help steer the University’s response on COVID-19 research. Darla…


March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Resources & Updates

Last update: April 6 We have implemented strenuous and cautionary efforts to ensure our team helps prevent the the spread of COVID-19.  There are several newly enforced protocols and precautions for UTHealth, UTPhysicians, and our hospital partners at Memorial Hermann…


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…


March 14, 2020

HAS, 2020 – Another Success!

March 2020 witnessed the conclusion of another successful Houston Aortic Symposium (HAS).  As the thirteenth in the series, HAS 2020 brought together many of the world’s experts in the field of aortic disease including several UTHealth and McGovern Medical School…


March 13, 2020

Hazim J. Safi, MD Honored with a Festschrift

On the morning of Wednesday, March 4, 2020, founding chair and professor of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School, Hazim J. Safi, MD, was presented with a Festschrift, a German term defined as “a book or journal published…


March 9, 2020

Dr. Stuart Harlin on KPRC Houston Life, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

On Thursday, March 5th, 2020, Stuart A. Harlin, MD, Associate Professor and Director of Outpatient Vascular Operations with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School, was featured on KPRC Houston Life, to discuss symptoms, diagnosis, and…


January 31, 2020

January 2020 Newsletter

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January 29, 2020

STS2020 Round-Up

On January 25th to 28th, 2020, over 4,000 medical professionals from over 65 countries around the world gathered in New Orleans to attend the Society of Thoracic Surgery 56th Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Several members from Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery…


January 23, 2020

Ray and Tjaden Selected for January 2020 Cover of JVS

Research published by integrated vascular surgery chief resident, Hunter Ray, MD and Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, Bruce Tjaden, MD was selected as the featured cover article for the January 2020 issue of the Journal of Vascular Surgery (JVS).  Drs….


January 17, 2020

Tanaka & Akers Selected for Annals of Thoracic Surgery Cover

Research published by integrated vascular surgery resident, Akiko Tanaka, MD along with the illustrated figure by Chris Akers were selected as the cover feature for the January 2020 issue of the Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  Tanaka’s paper, “Intraoperative Intercostal Nerve…