Staff from Neurosurgery smile for photos at the Bexar County Medical Society Extraordinary Women in Medicine dinner event.

2023 Extraordinary Women in Medicine Award Dinner

September 27, 2023

Last Wednesday, the Bexar County Medical Society hosted a dinner honoring the winners of the 2023 Extraordinary Women in Medicine award. From our department, three faculty members were selected: Paola Martinez, MD, Naomi Sayre, PhD, and Izabela Tarasiewicz, MD. Drs. Victoria Fischer and Pegah Ghamasaee also attended the event to celebrate our department’s winners and […]

Dr. Al-Saiegh and his wife, Sally, pose for a photo at their baby shower.

Baby Shower 2023 – Sally and Fadi Al-Saiegh, MD

September 20, 2023

Last Friday, team members from the Department of Neurosurgery gathered together for a baby shower celebrating Sally and Fadi Al-Saiegh, MD. We wish them both the very best as they prepare to welcome their first child into the world. Get ready to take lots of pictures!

Alexander Papanastassiou, MD, Treats Patient with DBS

September 15, 2023

UT Health published this article about Carl McLain, a patient with Parkinson’s disease who was treated by Alexander Papanastassiou, MD, using deep brain stimulation. Carl reported an improvement in his symptoms after surgery and describes the event as a turning point in his life. You can learn more about his journey by visiting the link […]