Marissa Velez smiling for her staff photo.

Neurosurgery Shining Stars Award Winner – Marissa Velez

April 28, 2021

We are pleased to share the news that the winner of our Neurosurgery Shining Stars Award for the month of March is Marissa Velez. Marissa is a referral coordinator who has been with us for the past three years. Co-workers describe Marissa as a kind-hearted team player who is generous with her time and great […]

Dr. Seifi smiles with his SCCM Presidential Citation award

Dr. Seifi Wins Presidential Citation from the Society of Critical Care Medicine

April 27, 2021

The Department of Neurosurgery is excited to announce that Ali Seifi, MD, FNCS, FCCM, was recently awarded the Presidential Citation by the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Each year, this accolade is given to only a few intensivists from around the world who have made extraordinary contributions of time, energy, and resources to the SCCM. […]

BOOST-3 Study Requests Public Comment and Feedback

April 22, 2021

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System will investigate two treatment strategies for people with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) who are undergoing intensive care. The BOOST-3 study will help determine if monitoring brain oxygen levels and acting on them quickly results in better outcomes for patients with severe TBI. At this time, the […]

UT Health San Antonio Recognized as VHL Clinical Care Center

April 14, 2021

UT Health San Antonio was recently recognized by the VHL Alliance as an official VHL Clinical Care Center. VHL, or Von Hippel-Lindau disease, is a genetic disorder characterized by the development of blood vessel tumors in different parts of the body. These slow-growing tumors can arise in the brain, spinal cord, retinas, and near the […]