May 10, 2023

New developmental and behavioral pediatrician joins practice

Gabriel Anzueto, MD, has joined the talented team at the Dan L Duncan Children’s Neurodevelopmental Clinic at the Children’s Learning Institute as the new medical director. The clinic is part of UT Physicians, the medical practice of McGovern Medical School at…

May 8, 2023

UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights Named a Foster Care Center of Excellence

UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights, has been named a Foster Care Center of Excellence by Superior HealthPlan — the ninth provider in Texas to receive the designation and the second in Houston. The clinic earned the distinction for providing…

April 6, 2023

Physicians should be on alert for group A strep as cases experience historic rise, study finds

The U.S. experienced an unprecedented number of group A streptococcal infections in children from October to December of 2022, which should alert physicians to check for the potentially deadly infectious disease as the country moves out of the pandemic, according…

February 16, 2023

Clinical drug trial research brings hope for children who have rare tumor disease

Cheryl Navar was 24 weeks into her pregnancy when doctors found multiple tumors in her unborn baby’s heart. Before baby Nora entered the world, her soon-to-be parents sat in their hometown in Corpus Christi to learn about a rare disease…

January 11, 2023

Khan Receives Founder’s Award from Southern Society of Pediatric Research

Congratulations to Dr. Amir Khan, who has been chosen for the 2023 Southern Society for Pediatric Research Founder’s Award. This award recognizes a member of the Southern Society for Pediatric Research (SSPR) who has made significant contributions to children’s health…

December 5, 2022

ISAW: Infantile Spasms Awareness Week Dec. 1-7, 2022

December 1-7 is #infantilespasms awareness week. Infantile spasms are often overlooked or misdiagnosed. Educate yourself on the signs and symptoms at and join the conversation by using #ISAW2022  

November 17, 2022

Research leads to tiny tube, other innovations, to save the tiniest babies

Paola Salazar was just 22 weeks along in her third pregnancy when strong labor pains sent her to the hospital where UTHealth Houston physicians worked hard to give little Jeremiah one more week in his mother’s womb. At 23 weeks, two days,…

October 24, 2022

Rao book marks publishing milestone

P. Syamasundar Rao, MD, received word that his latest book, “Congenital Heart Defects: Recent Advances” was published on his 81st birthday, Sept. 21, 2022. Not many people can say they are the editor of a book. Even fewer can say…

October 12, 2022

Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness Month: Do’s and Don’ts for Sleeping Infants

October is Safe Sleep and SIDS Awareness Month. Each year, there are about 3,400 sudden unexpected infant deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2020, approximately 41% of these deaths were due to sudden…

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Russo for being a contributor to Parents Magazine article

Read the article “How COVID-19 Can Affect Your Child’s Brain” at this external link: