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Dec 17, 2015, 08:43 ET

L.E. Simmons Chair in Orthopedics awarded to Dr. John Dormans

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the recipient of the L.E. Simmons Chair in Orthopedics, Dr. John Dormans, chief of orthopedics at...

Nov 06, 2015, 10:05 ET

Largest study on teen weight-loss surgery demonstrates reversal of type 2 diabetes and significant weight loss

The results of the largest in-depth study of its kind on teen weight-loss surgery was published today in The New England Journal of Medicine to...

Sep 21, 2015, 09:00 ET

Texas Children's Heart Center performs two live cases at the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium

 Today, Texas Children's Heart Center physicians will perform two live cases during the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiac Symposium....

Jul 28, 2015, 15:44 ET

Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development awarded grant to develop therapeutic vaccine for Chagas disease

The Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, also known as the Sabin product development partnership...

Jul 02, 2015, 11:16 ET
More than 100 patients and their families attended the grand opening event of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston and were given the chance to meet Garth Brooks. Representatives from Brooks foundation, Teammates for Kids, and Microsoft were on hand to show families the activities and resources available at the Zone.

Garth Brooks unveils Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital

Garth Brooks was on-site to celebrate the grand opening of the newly renovated and expanded Child Life Zone at Texas Children's Hospital in...

Jun 10, 2015, 08:00 ET
The Mata family celebrates as formerly conjoined twins Adeline Faith and Knatalye Hope are both home after more than a year at Texas Children's Hospital. Discharged on June 9, Adeline joined her sister Knatalye who was discharged on May 8.

Formerly conjoined twin Adeline Faith Mata discharged from Texas Children's Hospital

Yesterday, formerly conjoined twin Adeline Faith Mata was discharged from Texas Children's Hospital where she and her sister, Knatalye Hope,...

Jun 09, 2015, 08:35 ET

Texas Children's Hospital ranks 4th nationally among all children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report

Texas Children's Hospital consistently ranks as a national leader among all pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. In their 2015-16...

May 08, 2015, 07:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital welcomes Dr. John Dormans as chief of orthopedics

 Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of Dr. John Dormans as the new chief of orthopedics. Dormans, whose...

Apr 09, 2015, 09:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital helps determine standard of care for children with cleft lip and palate

Representatives from Texas Children's Hospital joined an international group of medical professionals, patients and parents to determine a standard...

Apr 08, 2015, 10:53 ET

Texas Children's Heart Center performs more heart transplants than any other pediatric hospital in the nation

Last year, Texas Children's Heart Center performed 32 heart transplants, making Texas Children's Heart Transplant Program the most active in the...

Mar 09, 2015, 15:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital honors Fundacíon Carlos Slim with International Recognition Award at the 25th International Colloquium

 Texas Children's Hospital is proud to announce Fundacíon Carlos Slim of Mexico as the recipient of the 2015 International Recognition...

Feb 23, 2015, 07:00 ET
Surgeons and clinicians at Texas Children's Hospital prepare to separate conjoined twins Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata. Born in April 2014 at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, the girls were successfully separated on Feb. 17, 2015 and are recovering in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Texas Children's.

Mata conjoined twins successfully separated in complex, first-of-its-kind surgery at Texas Children's Hospital

Knatalye Hope and Adeline Faith Mata, conjoined twin girls born at Texas Children's Pavilion for Women in April 2014, underwent a successful...

Jan 14, 2015, 11:35 ET

Dr. Paul Checchia named president of Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society

Dr. Paul Checchia, medical director of the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Texas Children's Hospital, has been elected president of...

Jan 07, 2015, 14:30 ET

Texas Children's Heart Center welcomes new cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Lauren Kane

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Lauren Kane as a new cardiovascular surgeon at Texas Children's Heart Center. Kane, whose...

Jan 05, 2015, 14:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital announces Dr. Benjamin L. Shneider as new chief of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce Dr. Benjamin L. Shneider as the new chief of its Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:32 ET

Texas Children's Heart Transplant Program celebrates 30th anniversary

Last month, Texas Children's Hospital celebrated the 30th anniversary of Texas Children's Heart Transplant Program. Since its inception in 1984,...

Dec 04, 2014, 13:03 ET

Texas Children's Hospital announces plans for new, state-of-the-art special isolation unit

Today, as part of the hospital's long-term vision to care for children with the most serious and complex medical conditions, Texas Children's...

Nov 21, 2014, 07:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital Welcomes Two New Ophthalmologists

Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of two new ophthalmologists to its surgical team: Drs. Honey H. Herce and Veeral S....

Nov 20, 2014, 09:00 ET

Texas Children's Hospital demonstrates that school nurse educational program significantly improves safety for food allergic children

 Every six minutes a food allergy anaphylaxis sends someone to the emergency room and for the one in every 13 American children who have a food...

Nov 13, 2014, 13:24 ET

Texas Children's Heart Center physicians to present at American Heart Association national meeting

Cardiologists from Texas Children's Heart Center and Baylor College of Medicine will serve as presenters and moderators during the annual American...