August 24, 2021

How one Houston doctor provides hope for families across the nation

Written by Lindsay Peyton, ReNew Houston’s Transformation columnist   Lillian Callahan’s medical roller coaster began when she had a seizure at school at the age of 9. Her parents, Mike and Erin Callahan, rushed her to the emergency room in…

April 3, 2019

Sandberg wins AANS Humanitarian Award

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons Executive Committee has selected David I. Sandberg, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAAP, as the 2019 recipient of the AANS Humanitarian Award. The Humanitarian Award is one of the highest honors bestowed by the American Association of…

July 9, 2018

Pre-Clinical and Clinical Methods in Brain Trauma Research has been published!

  Drs. Amit K. Srivastava and Charles S. Cox, Jr. are the editors of the book Pre-Clinical and Clinical Methods in Brain Trauma Research. This volume explores current viewpoints and knowledge gaps in the field of traumatic brain injury (TBI)….

May 2, 2018

UT Physicians nurse honored by Houston Chronicle

Irene “Leanne” Doringo, M.S.N., R.N., clinical nurse coordinator for the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team at UT Physicians, has been selected as an honoree in the Houston Chronicle’s “Salute to Nurses” program. “I was shocked, humbled,” said Doringo, who has been in…

April 5, 2018

Houston Business Journal names 2018 Health Care Heroes

Houston Business Journal named the 2018 Health Care Heros today.  Dr. David Sandberg was named Outstanding Health Care Practitioner and Dr. Matthew Greives was named Rising Star! Houston is full of top doctors and health care professionals, and we’ve zeroed…

April 1, 2018

Variability of child access prevention laws and pediatric firearm injuries.

The American Pediatric Surgical Association’s Trauma Committee has published a great abstract on Access Prevention Laws and Firearm Injuries. The abstract was written by Dr. Emma Hamilton, Dr. Charles Cox, Dr. Mary Austin and Dr. Kevin Lally. This abstract is…

March 28, 2018

Elliston’s Intestinal Malrotation Story

  A great story from the Intestinal Malrotation Foundation featuring Dr. Myron Allukian, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery.   Our story begins at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Sugar Land, Texas. Elliston Grant Salmon was born via C-section after he decided…

March 22, 2018

Tiger of the Week: Surgeon Manish Shah ’02 Serves Children in Need on Trips to Haiti

  Manish Shah ’02 likes to go where few pediatric neurosurgeons have gone before. After completing his residency at Washington University, he accepted a position at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth/Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in 2014. There are only eight…

March 15, 2018

New cancer treatment involves chemo shot to the brain

HOUSTON – Each year in the U.S., about 4,000 children are diagnosed with brain tumors. Most are treated with surgery, radiation and high doses of chemotherapy, which can have debilitating side effects. A new way of thinking targets the tumor and…

March 14, 2018

Alumni Profile: Mary Austin, MD – Surgeon’s career shaped by childhood diagnosis

  As a pediatric surgeon, Mary Austin, MD’00, MPH’05, performs 300-500 wide-ranging cases per year. She is also part of a large team that does about 10-15 in utero repairs of myelomeningocele, the most common form of spina bifida, which…