Category Archives: Surgery

Alec’s story: What the Promise Campaign means to us

When my husband Al and I were walking back to our car following the Houston Texans’ 2012 win against the Miami Dolphins, my water broke. This was my third pregnancy, … Full Entry »

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Reuniting with our hero

We always knew Dr. Charles D. Fraser Jr.’s name growing up. The more we matured the more we realized the impact he made on our lives. Soon enough we were … Full Entry »

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We’re strong. We’re proud. We’re yelling really loud!

Girls of all ages are moving around the room to choreographed dance moves, singing while reenacting the “Cups” song with plastic cups from a cafeteria. The boys, not to be … Full Entry »

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Mata twins celebrate one year after their historic separation

A year ago today, we faced one of the most challenging surgical cases many of us had seen in our careers: the separation of then 10-month-old conjoined twin girls, Knatalye … Full Entry »

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Texas Children’s Heart Center animation series

When a patient with a heart defect walks into a hospital’s heart center clinic, the unknown can be somewhat unsettling for the child and their parents. In an effort to … Full Entry »

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