September 24, 2019

Celebrating Aortic Disease Awareness Day – Sept. 19

On Thursday, September 19th, our cardiothoracic and vascular surgery clinics celebrated Aortic Disease Awareness Day (ADAD), a day designated to honor, recognize, reflect, and acknowledge the work that goes into treating and overcoming aortic disease.  We also were able to reflect…


September 9, 2019

Dr. Sheila Coogan on Houston Life to Discuss Varicose Veins

Vascular surgeon and associate professor, Sheila Coogan, MD with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, was recently featured on KPRC’s Houston Life daytime talk show to discuss varicose veins – symptoms, treatments, and the Fall no-cost vein screening she is hosting…


July 30, 2019

Vascular Quality Initiative

The McGovern Medical School at UTHealth (University of Texas Health and Science Center at Houston), Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, in partnership with the Memorial Hermann Health System is excited to formally initiate and reengage the Vascular Quality Initiative…


July 1, 2019

Life-saving surgery allows college-bound teen to finish basketball career on his own terms, with Dr. Kristofer Charlton-Ouw

Read original, full article on Memorial Hermann, Everyday Well. Original article by Meredith Whittemore. Kristofer Charlton-Ouw, MD, associate professor of vascular surgery at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth),  was recently featured…


June 26, 2019

PAD/Limb Salvage Case Conference

Communication is key when it comes to limb salvage and amputation prevention. That is why, earlier  this year, Bruce Tjaden, MD, Assistant Professor at McGovern Medical School at The University Texas Health and Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Department of…


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…


June 26, 2019

Long-term Benefits of EVAR, by Sheila Coogan, MD

Sheila Coogan, MD, FACS of McGovern Medical School, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at The University of Texas Health and Science Center at Houston is finalizing a recent project focused on a case study surrounding Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA). …


June 21, 2019

VAM 2019 – Recap

The 2019 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) hosted by the Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) in conjunction with the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) kicked off last week, June 12th in Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor,…


June 6, 2019

Vascular Annual Meeting, 2019

The 2019 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) hosted by the Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) in conjunction with the Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (VESS) will be kicking off VAM on June 12th in Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in…


May 28, 2019

AATS Roundup – 2019

Early May, 2019 the faculty and trainees of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School, UTHealth Science Center at Houston were in attendance representing the UTHealth banner at the 99th Annual American Association for Thoracic Surgery…


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