September 27, 2019
Earlier today, John Floyd, M.D., presented Lee A. Birnbaum M.D., with an award from UT Health celebrating his 10 years of service to the university. Congratulations, Dr. Birnbaum! The Department of Neurosurgery thanks you for all the contributions you have made to our institution.
September 13, 2019
The National Science Foundation recently awarded a grant of $50,000 to UT Health to support a research project overseen by Department of Neurosurgery faculty member Alexander Papanastassiou, MD. Dr. Papanastassiou’s project will focus on the design and implementation of a device that can be used to treat chronic subdural hematoma, a common neurosurgical condition in […]
September 12, 2019
The Department of Neurosurgery hosted a welcome reception this past weekend for two new faculty members and two new residents who recently joined the department. We rented out three cabanas at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa so that our old and new team members (and their lovely families) could meet […]
July 29, 2019
Kristi Guerrero, a graduate student in the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Program at UT Health San Antonio, was recently featured in an article for the Pipette Gazette. We’re proud to have Kristi as a member of our research team and excited to see the contributions she will make to the study of neurodegenerative disease and brain […]
July 12, 2019
The Department of Neurosurgery and the members of the Neuro ICU team extend a warm welcome to the new medical students and residents who will be rotating with us during the month of July. We are excited to have them join us so that they can continue to learn more about the field of neurocritical […]
July 10, 2019
The Department of Neurosurgery recently celebrated the graduation of Grant Booher, M.D., Ian McDougall, M.D., and Vaibhav Patel, M.D. During the ceremony, our faculty and staff had the opportunity to recognize the contributions these graduates made to our department during their residency. We wish them the very best in all their future endeavors!
June 27, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Clay Samples for his success earlier this month at the annual meeting of the J. Bradley Aust Surgical Society. Dr. Samples won third place in the Resident Paper Competition for his article entitled “Role of Follow-up CT Scans in the Management of Traumatic Pediatric Epidural Hematomas.”
June 14, 2019
Laddie, a therapy dog from Paws Up Pet Therapy, visited the Neurocritical Care staff this afternoon to relieve some stress and make everyone smile. Laddie enjoys herding cats, giving high fives, and being treated to the occasional Whatburger Justaburger patty.
June 5, 2019
Graduate Medical Education periodically publishes a newsletter with helpful articles, tips, and resources compiled together to promote resident wellness. The most recent edition of their newsletter featured the Department of Neurosurgery’s residency program with an article written by Drs. David Wallace and Alexander Papanastassiou. You can read the newsletter and learn more about resident wellness […]
June 3, 2019
All of us at the Department of Neurosurgery extend our best wishes to Rachel Garvin, M.D., F.N.C.S., for winning the 2018-2019 Diane Solomon, MD, Award for Excellence in Teaching as voted by the neurology medical students at UT Health San Antonio. Congratulations, Dr. Garvin!