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…


February 5, 2020

Festschrift Lecture, Honoring Dr. Hazim J. Safi

Please mark your calendars for a special event honoring Founding Chair of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Hazim J. Safi, MD on the morning of Wednesday, March 4th, 7am to 11am, at McGovern Medical School, at UTHealth.   A Festschrift, a German term translating…


December 17, 2019

PAD/Limb Salvage Case Conference

Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, Bruce Tjaden, MD invites healthcare professionals and students to attend the limb salvage case conference on the morning of Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 7:00 AM in MSB.B.620. We will be focusing on case presentations of…


September 24, 2019

Anthony Estrera, MD, named Chair Ad Interim of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School

The Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School would like to extend a big congratulations to Anthony Estrera, MD, on his newly appointed role of Chair Ad-Interim of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern…


August 12, 2019

Charlton-Ouw, Estrera, Gibson, and Safi Voted Best-In-Houston

Each year, local Houston news and information sources ask residents to nominate and vote for their pick for Best Doctors in Houston.  This year, it comes as no surprise that several of our surgeons have been nominated and selected by…


May 28, 2019

One of the First of Its Kind, Turner Syndrome Adult Comprehensive Care Center Earns National Recognition

Original Story by Amy Laukka, UTHealth News, May 23rd, 2019. The University of Texas Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and UTPhysicians Turner Syndrome Adult Comprehensive Care Center (TSACCC), has recently gained national recognition as one of the first adult designated clinics…


May 20, 2019

Dr. Kamal G. Khalil Addresses Commencement Speech Nearly 60 Years After Graduating

Original story via: Inside UTHealth, Published: May 17, 2019 by Roman Petrowski.  McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Adjunct Professor with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Kamal G. Khalil, MD, returned to his home, Cairo, Egypt to provide the…


January 31, 2019

Second Place for TMC Holiday Door Decor!

  Congratulations to the TMC Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Clinic Team for putting together a fun and creative door decoration for the UT Health Door Decorating Competition – 2018.          


November 19, 2018

Successful Patient Implant of Endovascular Stent Graft for the Ascending Aorta

Via Vascular News Leaders in heart and vascular surgery, UT Health Science Center Houston Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery team, Anthony Estrera MD, FACS, and Bruce Tjaden Jr. MD, in collaboration with W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore),…


October 19, 2018

CV Surgery Announces First Patient Enrolled in ACUTE-B Clinical Trial

The Researchers at the department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery of the McGovern Medical School at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston enrolled the first patient in the ACUTE-B study (ACUTE-B Trial – Acute Uncomplicated Type b aortic…


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