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…


February 20, 2020

February Case of the Month: Open Repair of descending thoracic aortic aneurysm is preferred in patients younger than 50 years

Naveed U. Saqib, MD, Hunter Ray MD, Gordon Martin MD and Hazim J. Safi MD Introduction: Acute Aortic dissection (AAD) remains the most common aortic emergency and results from intimal tear in the layers of the aorta. Without appropriate and…


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…


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….


December 20, 2019

Dr. Rana Afifi Interviewed for Sirius XM on the Aorta

Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Rana Afifi, MD, was recently interviewed On SiriusXM Channel 110, Doctor Radio on the subject “Knowing the Risks and Treatments of Aortic Disease”.  During the live 30-minute interview on…


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…


November 11, 2019

Veterans Day with Medical Veteran, Dr. Stuart Harlin

This Veteran’s Day, the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth (University of Texas Health and Science Center at Houston) would like to acknowledge and extend gratitude to all current and former military personnel, including…


October 29, 2019

Welcome Vascular Surgeon, Dr. Sophia Khan-Makoid

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth (University of Texas Health and Science Center at Houston) is pleased to welcome vascular surgeon, Sophia Khan-Makoid, MD to the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.  Dr. Khan-Makoid is now actively seeing patients and accepting…


October 22, 2019

TSVES – 2019

The Texas Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery (TSVES) prepares for the annual meeting set for November of 8th and 9th, 2019 at the Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa in our state’s capital of Austin.  The department of Cardiothoracic…