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…

May 6, 2019

Dr. Kristofer Charlton-Ouw on Houston-FOX26, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Last week, Kristofer Charlton-Ouw, MD, FACS, Vascular Surgeon and Associate Professor with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School, UT Health Science Center, Houston was interviewed by Houston Fox 26 News Channel to discuss causes, symptoms,…

May 3, 2019

AATS – 99th Annual Meeting

Several members of the Department or Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery will be heading to Toronto for the 99th Annual AATS meeting this weekend.  Below you will find a list of the presentations, posters, and participation efforts that will be included…

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

No-cost UT Physicians vein screenings could put a spring in your step

Written by: Victoria Tagg Swollen, achy, and cramping legs may not be an inevitable sign of growing older or yesterday’s long run. You could be 1 in 4 adults in the U.S. who has a venous disorder, which includes varicose…

April 5, 2019

Cristina Sola, RN receives the 2019 President’s Award for Leadership

We are proud to announce that Cristina Sola, RN, has been selected as the recipient of the President’s Award for Leadership, inspired by the late Michael Jimenez. Cristina is the clinical vascular nurse at our TMC location and was nominated…

March 15, 2019

HAS 2019 – A Success!

March 2019 witnessed the conclusion of another successful Houston Aortic Symposium (HAS).  As the twelfth in the series, HAS 2019 marked the symposium’s most attended event to date, and generated buzz throughout the Texas Medical Center (TMC), the largest medical…

February 5, 2019

Research Awarded for BEST-CLI Investigators Meeting, Holiday Coordinator Challenge

Whitely Ausbie, MHA, Research Coordinator with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Science Center Houston, has been selected to participate in the BEST-CLI clinical trial investigators meeting being held in Washington D.C. this…

February 5, 2019

Dr. Cesar Nahas Celebrates One Year Anniversary & Expansion of Heart Surgery Program at MHSE

Cesar Nahas, MD, FACS, with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is celebrating his one year anniversary with UT Health.  Dr. Nahas is responsible…

January 31, 2019

Dr. Hunter Ray Wins First Place Poster Award at SAVS

Congratulations to University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), vascular surgery resident, Dr. Hunter Ray for being awarded first place at the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery 43rd Annual Meeting held in Boca Raton, Florida.  Dr. Ray presented…