February 20, 2018
Recently, as part of the department’s residency education, our doctors trained in the cadaver lab. Some of their training included practice sessions for neurocranial and skull-based surgery. These sessions provide valuable opportunities for the residents to hone their surgical skills before applying them in the operating room.
February 15, 2018
Some of our faculty and residents recently attended the Texas Association of Neurological Surgeons (TANS) 2018 meeting.
February 3, 2018
Sadiya Ahmad, a third-year PhD candidate, represented the Cell, Genetics, and Molecular Medicine program at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences recruitment poster session. Sadiya presented a poster on her thesis project regarding the role of cholesterol homeostasis after brain injury.
January 26, 2018
Shaheryar Hafeez, M.D., recently led an in-service for attending nurses featuring the NormaTec Pulse compression device. NormaTec’s peristaltic pulse dynamic compression along with anticoagulant medication should help decrease the incidence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) among NeuroICU patients and promote their recovery.
January 11, 2018
UT Health Neurosurgery is proud to announce that our very own Ramesh Grandhi, M.D., was named a winner of the San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award for his exemplary leadership and achievement in our community. https://www.bizjournals.com/sanantonio/news/2018/01/03/sabj-announces-the-201840-under-40-honorees.html#g/426985/20
January 8, 2018
Last November, Victoria Briseno began experiencing neck pain that quickly progressed to limb weakness. She was taken to an ER for fear that she had suffered a spinal cord stroke. After being hospitalized for nine days, Victoria was transferred to the Neuro ICU at UHS for evaluation and treatment. She was treated by Rachel Garvin, […]
January 4, 2018
UT Health Neurosurgery is excited to welcome back Viktor Bartanusz, M.D., Ph.D., to our faculty. We look forward to a wonderful future ahead
December 14, 2017
Six years ago, James Durham was in a motorcycle accident. He was immediately rushed to the ER, where he was treated by the Neurocritical Care team. During his time in the hospital, he had a craniotomy, which was performed by Viktor Bartanusz, MD. James shared part of his experience with us: “I was in a […]
December 2, 2017
Today we celebrated Shane Hawksworth’s promotion from the rank of captain to major in the U.S. Army. James Henry, MD, a retired colonel and our neuropathologist, directed the ceremony. Ian McDougall, MD, a captain in the U.S. Army, served as Dr. Hawksworth’s “adjuvant.” Shane’s fiancé, Amanda Stone, and her father, Army 1st Sgt. Michael Stone, […]
November 15, 2017
UT Health is excited to announce that we have a new pediatric pain clinic taking place in the UHS Neurosurgery Clinic on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Clinic co-directors Drs. Mina and Eckmann from the Department of Anesthesiology are collaborating with our very own Dr. Tarasiewicz to provide our community with a multidisciplinary approach […]