June 23, 2022

In Memoriam: Anil Kulkarni, PhD

Anil Kulkarni, MSc, PhD, retired professor of surgery and internationally known leader in immunonutrition, died June 18, 2022. He was 79. Born in Miraj, India, Kulkarni came to Texas in 1970 to pursue his education, following his wife who came…


June 9, 2022

SurgeON Newsletter – June 2022

Read the June, 2022 Issue of SurgeON… Inside you will find: Awards: Benjy F. Brooks, MD Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award: Ritha Belizaire, MD Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award: Sasha Adams, MD Education: General Surgery Residents…


May 25, 2022

Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award: Sasha Adams, MD

Sasha Adams, MD, associate professor in the Department of Surgery, is the winner of the 2022 Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award. Established in 2001 and made possible by a gift from the DuPonts, the award…


May 12, 2022

Benjy F. Brooks, MD Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award: Ritha Belizaire, MD

Ritha Belizaire, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, is the 2022 winner of the Benjy F. Brooks, MD, Outstanding Clinical Faculty Award. “I have never won an award like this, so after the initial shock wore off, I…


May 9, 2022

SurgeON Newsletter – May 2022

Read the May, 2022 Issue of SurgeON… Inside you will find: Awards & Promotions: Canfield to Chair the Methodology Committee for the European Association of Urology Guidelines 2022 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards Faculty Promotions Cotton Admitted into American Surgical Association…


April 25, 2022

‘Take it serious’: TikTok star diagnosed with colon cancer urges young people to know warning signs

Omar Madriz, MD, spoke to KTRK-TV Channel 13 about a patient and TikTok star who was treated for colon cancer.


April 20, 2022

SurgeON Newsletter – April 2022

Read the April, 2022 Issue of SurgeON… Inside you will find: Awards & Promotions: Chen claims inaugural Distinguished Faculty Award in DEI Endowments Awarded to Robinson & McNutt Education: Khan Military Scholarships Match Day 2022 Research Scott Represents at National…


April 11, 2022

The importance of pediatric cleft care

Imagine being an expectant parent and learning that your unborn child has a cleft palette, lip, or other craniofacial condition. It can be shocking and scary news for any family. But having the right team of specialists available can make…


April 5, 2022

A brain injury sent a Houston-area baby to the brink of death. Months later, he’s a ‘little miracle’

The infant’s heart rate plummeted, just as the pediatric neurosurgeon prepared to make an incision in the child’s head at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. An injury at a home daycare on Oct. 27 caused blood to pool around 4-month-old Walker…


March 11, 2022

Medically Managed Weight Loss

After undergoing bariatric surgery, Clifton Gilmore still struggled to lose weight. Determined to improve his overall physical and mental health, he reached out to the experts at the UT Physicians Center for Obesity Medicine and Metabolic Performance (COMMP). Today, Clifton…


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