April 15, 2024

Thosani & Wadhwa Named Among Top 1% of GI Surgeons Nationally

We are thrilled to announce that two of our distinguished surgeons, Nirav C. Thosani, MD, MHA, Atilla Ertan, MD, Endowed Chair in Gastroenterology and Professor in the Department of Surgery, along with Vaibhav Wadhwa, MD, Assistant Professor in the Department…


April 12, 2024

Grand Rounds, April 18, 2024

Presentation Title: Teaching and Learning in an Outstanding Surgical Environment Speaker: John Riggs, MD, Abbey Bachmann, M.Ed, PhD, Samuel Neher, EdD, MS, and Vineeth John, MD, MBA Date: Thursday, April 18, 2024 Time: 7:00 AM ‐ 8:00 AM Location: Medical…


April 9, 2024

Real-world Utilization of Active Surveillance After GPS Testing for Localized Prostate Cancer

Steven Canfield, MD, of UTHealth Houston shares the results of his recent study looking at the real-world utilization of active surveillance among men with localized prostate cancer who were tested with the genomic prostate score assay. Dr. Canfield presented his…


April 9, 2024

Grand Rounds, April 11, 2024

Presentation Title: Update on adrenalectomy guidelines Speaker: Nancy Perrier, MD Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024 Time: 7:00 AM ‐ 8:00 AM Location: Medical School Building Learning Format: In‐Person Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able…


April 5, 2024

SurgeON Newsletter – April 2024

Read the April 2024 Issue of SurgeON… It’s a Match – Match Day 2024 / Incoming Residents Awards: UTHealth Houston Physicians Successfully Complete Intensive Leadership Development Course Moore Graduates with Honors from Harvard Medical School Leadership Program Research: Medical Students…


March 28, 2024

Smiling through a colon cancer journey to inspire others

A stage 4 colon cancer diagnosis completely shocked Michelle Nasser in 2023 as a 46-year-old mom with two young girls. She purposely changed her habits to keep cancer at bay, after her father’s colon cancer diagnosis at age 59. “I…


March 19, 2024

Grand Rounds, March 21, 2024

Presentation Title: Beyond the Needle: The Evolution of the Surgical Stapler Speaker: Ricardo Collazo, MD, and Keith Burczak, DO Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024 Time: 7:00 AM ‐ 8:00 AM Location: Medical School Building Learning Format: In‐Person Learning Objectives: At…


March 14, 2024

SurgeON Newsletter – March 2024

Read the March 2024 Issue of SurgeON… Colon Cancer Awareness Month Awards: Congratulations to our 2023 Star Awardees Scerbo Achieves Board Certification in Clinical Informatics Research: Impressive Representation at 19th Annual Academic Surgical Congress UTHealth Houston Leads in Transformative Trauma…


March 6, 2024

Grand Rounds, March 7, 2024

Presentation Title: My Early Years as a Surgeon Scientist: Navigating Liver Cancer Surgery and the Perioperative Window of Opportunity Speaker: Samer Tohme, MD Date: Thursday, March 7, 2024 Time: 7:00 AM ‐ 8:00 AM Location: Medical School Building Learning Format:…


February 27, 2024

Grand Rounds, February 29, 2024

Presentation Title: At the intersection of health equity and inclusive excellence. Strategies to eliminate health care disparities within surgery Speaker: Cherisse Berry, MD Date: Thursday, February 29, 2024 Time: 7:00 AM ‐ 8:00 AM Location: Medical School Building Learning Format:…


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