November 14, 2019
We wanted to share some pictures from the city-wide 2019 United Way Campaign Kick-Off Lunch that took place on October 24th. Joan Seyle, our department’s SECC coordinator, was invited to attend as a representative of UT Health and the Long School of Medicine. UT Health San Antonio exceeded the limit set at $360,000.00 and raised […]
November 4, 2019
Our residents recently explored various surgical approaches to the third ventricle during a cadaver lab. Dr. John Floyd, chairman, highlighted interhemispheric approaches, including transcallosal, transforaminal, and interfornicial nuances. The residents were able to practice these techniques in our lab with cadavers provided by Stryker.
October 31, 2019
Staff from the Department of Neurosurgery dressed up as team member Shane Sprague for Halloween this year! If you look closely, you can see that they also made name tags. Nice touch!
October 30, 2019
Staff from the Department of Neurosurgery gathered together today to celebrate two of our team members with October birthdays: Chairman John R. Floyd, M.D., and Pearl Canales, CPCS, CPMSM. The department wishes Pearl and Dr. Floyd many happy returns of the day!
October 14, 2019
Ali Seifi, MD, FACP, recently served as the moderator for an event sponsored by the Texas chapter of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. At the event, Jean-Louis Caron, MD, FRACS, FACS, and Chethan P. Venkatasubba Rao, MD, FNCS, gave a thought-provoking presentation about the management of intracranial pressure in traumatic brain injury.
October 10, 2019
To celebrate Spirit Week 2019, staff members from the Department of Neurosurgery gathered together on Wednesday to enjoy some delicious paletas and show off their new UT Health San Antonio t-shirts. It’s a privilege to work with such special people who share a passion for progress. #uthealthsaprogress
October 9, 2019
We are proud to report that the Department of Neurosurgery had an 82% overall participation rate at the end of the 2019 State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC), the 2nd highest rate within the Long School of Medicine. Our SECC coordinator, Joan Seyle, was selected to attend the citywide 2019 United Way Campaign Kick-Off Luncheon scheduled […]
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 […]