Category Archives: Surgery

My Son’s Reaction To Being Cleared For Football After Double Lung Transplant

It’s only fitting that on February 14th, National Organ Donor Day, we share this video. Recently our oldest son, Jordan Peterson, was cleared to play football – something he had … Full Entry »

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Dr. Andrew Jea Recognized As One Of The Top 10 Spine Surgery Leaders In The Country

Dr. Andrew Jea, Pediatric Spine Surgeon, Neurosurgeon, and Director of the NeuroSpine program at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston is recognized as one of the top 10 spine surgery leaders … Full Entry »

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18 Months Later: How My Daughter is Overcoming Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

I wrote my last blog when Milan was just 3 months old. And although it hasn’t been an easy journey for us or for Milan, she is now a happy … Full Entry »

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Helping Hands with the Assistance of a Robot named Da Vinci

To me, robotic surgery is the most exciting type of minimally invasive surgery for children, because it allows me to perform surgery that we have been doing for many years. … Full Entry »

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Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Changing Habits And Modifying Lifestyles

Even though we are part of Texas Children’s Hospital, at the Texas Adult Congenital Heart Center (TACH Center) we see adult patients every day.  Our patients, like many adults, face … Full Entry »

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