• Read about Childrens Ranks No 3 Texas

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Ranks No. 3 in Texas, Among Top Children’s Hospitals in Nation for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report

    HOUSTON (June 15, 2021)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is proud to announce that Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has been recognized as a Best Children’s Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

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  • Read about Marissa Kiefer Appointed CEO Childrens Hospital

    Memorial Hermann Appoints Marissa Kiefer as Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 24, 2021)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has named Marissa Kiefer as the new senior vice president and chief executive officer of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Effective March 15, 2021, Kiefer will lead the hospital’s operations and multidisciplinary team of health professionals to continue providi...

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  • Read about Visitor Policy August 31

    Memorial Hermann Updates Visitor Policy, Effective Aug. 31

    HOUSTON (August 31, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann recognizes the importance of family support in the healing process and, effective Aug. 31, 2020, will begin allowing one visitor per patient per day at our acute care facilities, as well as TIRR Memorial Hermann Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Clinic and Memorial Hermann R...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Introduces Childrens Memorial Hermann Pediatrics

    Memorial Hermann Introduces Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics

    HOUSTON (August 14, 2020)

    Memorial Hermann Health System is proud to build upon its 112-year legacy of providing exceptional care to all members of the community with an exciting addition: Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics – a new brand that brings together Memorial Hermann Medical Group (MHMG) Pedi...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings Again

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings Again

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2020)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was named one of the 50 best children’s hospitals in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, and neurology and neurosurgery, for the third year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on scores in patient care, patient...

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  • Read about UTMB Childrens Memorial Hermann Collaborate on Pediatric Unit

    UTMB, Children’s Memorial Hermann Collaborate on Pediatric Unit

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2020)

    The University of Texas Medical Branch and Children’s Memorial Hermann are collaborating to expand pediatric inpatient and emergency services to the rapidly growing Clear Lake/Bay Area region.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Heart and Neuroscience Programs Earn National Rankings

    HOUSTON (June 18, 2019)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was named one of the 50 best children’s hospitals in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, and neurology and neurosurgery, for the second year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings are based on scores in patient care, patien...

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  • Read about Sandberg Named Recipient of AANS Humanitarian Award

    David I. Sandberg, MD Named Recipient of AANS Humanitarian Award

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2019)

    David I. Sandberg, MD, director of pediatric neurosurgery at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and McGovern School of Medicine at UTHealth, has been honored by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons as the 2019 recipient of the AANS Humanitarian Award.

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  • Read about Measles Identified in Greater Houston Take Steps to Protect Yourself

    Measles Identified in Greater Houston. Take Steps to Protect Yourself

    HOUSTON (February 4, 2019)

    The number of measles cases nationwide has risen to more than 100, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced. Local health authorities recently identified several cases of measles within the Greater Houston area. 

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Opens New 24-7 Pediatric Emergency Center and Inpatient Care Unit

    Memorial Hermann Katy Opens New 24/7 Pediatric Emergency Center and Inpatient Care Unit

    HOUSTON (January 24, 2019)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital’s new Pediatric Emergency Center is now open to receive patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Emergency Center complements the hospital’s new dedicated pediatric inpatient unit and helps meet the need for specialized, round-the-clock pediatric ...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Selected for National Baby-Friendly Designation Program

    Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital Selected for National Baby-Friendly® Designation Program

    HOUSTON (June 27, 2018) Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

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  • Read about Dr Matthew Greives and Alex Loessin Named to Houston Business Journals 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

    Dr. Matthew Greives and Alex Loessin Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2018)

    Matthew Greives, MD, pediatric plastic surgeon with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Assistant Professor of Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, and Alex Loessin, Vice President of Communications and Liaison to the President and CEO at M...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Announces New Partnership with Blue Fish Pediatrics

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Announces New Partnership with Blue Fish Pediatrics

    HOUSTON (June 13, 2018)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann and Blue Fish Pediatrics are excited to announce a new partnership aimed at providing families in the Greater Houston area with easier access to high-quality, affordable healthcare for kids.

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  • Read about Something New Takes Flight at Childrens Memorial Hermann

    Something New Takes Flight at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (August 24, 2017)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann Life Flight® today unveiled a new look for one of the signature red Life Flight helicopters. The redesigned helicopter sports a bright green exterior and features the Children’s Memorial Hermann logo.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Hosts Donation Drive for Children in Need

    Commemorating National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Hosts Donation Drive for Children in Need

    HOUSTON (May 2, 2017)

    In commemoration of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, a multidisciplinary team at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital spearheaded a Campuswide initiative to collect emergency goods and necessities for children in need.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Celebrates 30th Birthday and Raises 3.1 Million at Circle of Life Gala

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Celebrates 30th Birthday and Raises $3.1 Million at Annual Memorial Hermann Circle of Life Gala

    HOUSTON (May 1, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Foundation celebrated the 30th anniversary of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital at its annual Circle of Life Gala on Saturday, April 29. With more than 1,600 guests in attendance including KHOU’s Len Cannon as emcee, the gala raised $3.1 million to benefit Children...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital NICU Receives Official Level IV Status

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s NICU Receives Official Level IV Status, One of Only Four in the State to Achieve the Elite Distinction

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2017)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is proud to announce that it has received official designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as one of only four Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) in the state, a distinguished accreditation bestowed only upon prog...

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  • Read about Reunion for The Fetal Center Draws Families from Far to Reunite with Caregivers

    Reunion for The Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Draws Families from Far and Wide to Reunite with Caregivers

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2017)

    Families across the Greater Houston area and as far away as Oklahoma convened at the Houston Zoo to attend The Fetal Center Family Reunion, where former patients and their families got a special opportunity to reunite with The Fetal Center specialists who cared for them.

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  • Read about 15th Anniversary Run for the Rose

    15th Anniversary Run for the Rose

    HOUSTON (March 28, 2017)

    The battle against brain cancer takes center stage on Sunday, April 2, as patients, supporters and family members converge for the 15th Anniversary Run for the Rose at NRG Park.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Encourages Immunization Proper Hygiene to Stop Flus Spread

    With Cases on the Rise, Memorial Hermann Encourages Immunization, Proper Hygiene Practices to Stop Flu’s Spread

    HOUSTON (February 24, 2017)

    As influenza continues to spread across the state, leading to a spike in hospital visits and doctor’s office visits throughout Texas, Memorial Hermann stresses the importance of vaccination and hygiene to protect against this dangerous and deadly virus.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Shower Their Moms with Love

    On Valentine’s Day, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Shower Their Moms with Love

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2017)

    On a day when the world celebrates romance, it’s important to note that there’s no love like a mother’s love.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital to Host Free Educational Seminar for Spasticity Patients

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital to Host Free Educational Seminar for Spasticity Patients

    HOUSTON (February 14, 2017)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is hosting a free educational seminar for patients, families and healthcare professionals interested in learning more about the latest treatment options for spasticity.

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  • Read about Annual Reunion Connects Pediatric Cleft Patients Families With Others Who Share Their Rare Condition

    Annual Reunion Connects Pediatric Cleft Patients, Families With Others Who Share Their Rare Conditions

    HOUSTON (February 6, 2017)

    Dozens of children with craniofacial anomalies recently convened at a Houston area park to enjoy an afternoon of fun and camaraderie at the 2nd annual social reunion of patients from the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Clinic at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and McGovern Medical School at U...

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  • Read about Celebrating Super Bowl LI NFL Stars Surprise Patients at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Celebrating Super Bowl LI, Current and Former NFL Stars Surprise Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 3, 2017)

    As Houston kicks off its Super Bowl LI festivities, pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital got a taste of the excitement with a surprise visit from three former Houston Texans players as well as a current member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Welcomes Triplets

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Welcomes Triplets

    HOUSTON (January 23, 2017)

    2017 started off on a high note for Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital when Robert and Lindsay McClellan welcomed triplets into their family on Jan. 6, 2017.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Receives Prestigious International Award

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center Receives Prestigious International Award

    HOUSTON (January 17, 2017)

    Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center recently received the prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly Designated birth facility by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc.

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  • Read about Professional Golfer Patrick Reed Delivers Holiday Surprise to Patients

    Professional Golfer Patrick Reed Delivers Holiday Surprise to Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 22, 2016)

    Internationally ranked professional golfer Patrick Reed stopped by Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital with his wife, Justine, to deliver special treats for pediatric patients who are hospitalized during the holidays.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Texas Ten Step Re-Designation

    Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital Receives Texas Ten Step Re-Designation

    SUGAR LAND (December 6, 2016) Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital was again designated as a Texas Ten Step facility by the Texas Department of State Health Services. The program encourages breastfeeding as the preferred feeding method for newborns and infants. Memorial Hermann Sugar Land has been designated a Texas Ten Step fac...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Expands Access to After-Hours Pediatric Care Through Pilot Project

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Expands Access to After-Hours Pediatric Care Through First-of-its-Kind Pilot Project

    HOUSTON (November 14, 2016)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann is now offering families in The Woodlands access to high-quality, affordable after-hours pediatric care through a newly launched pilot project that utilizes a mobile application platform for on-demand nurse triage and house calls.

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  • Read about Little Patients Reunite with Caregivers at Neonatal ICU Reunion

    Little Patients Reunite with Caregivers at Neonatal ICU Reunion

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (October 31, 2016)

    You might expect to see older faces at a reunion, but at one held recently, children who “graduated” from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) were the guests of honor.

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  • Read about Former NICU Patient Returns to Childrens Memorial Hermann Years Later with Gift and Message of Hope

    Former NICU Patient Returns to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Years Later with a Special, Handmade Gift and Message of Hope

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2016)

    For the first few months of her life, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was the only home Hannah Fox knew. Born at just 23 ½ weeks gestation, Hannah, a surviving twin, struggled to breathe, eat and see. She required heart surgery and multiple la...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Atascocita

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Atascocita

    ATASCOCITA, TEXAS (August 3, 2016)

    Pediatricians Natasha Bhagwandin, M.D., and Alexis M. Phillips-Walker,D.O., are anchoring the Memorial Hermann Medical Group’s newest primary care location in Atascocita.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Volunteer Hopes to Ease Stress for Youngest Patients

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Volunteer Hopes to Ease Stress for Youngest Patients

    HOUSTON (July 27, 2016) A hospital stay can be a stressful time especially for children. But a young woman from Sugar Land is hoping to ease some of that stress by providing books to children at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.

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  • Read about From Ninety to Newborn Four Generations Gather for Unique Family Portrait at Childrens

    From Ninety to Newborn: Four Generations Gather for Unique Family Portrait at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (July 20, 2016)

    One Houston area family recently got the chance to celebrate two special occasions at once when their newborn baby daughter made her appearance the exact same day as her great-grandmother’s 90th birthday.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Patients Spend Afternoon with Fairytale Royalty Favorite Superheroes

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Spend a Magical Afternoon with Fairytale Royalty and Favorite Superheroes

    HOUSTON (July 11, 2016)

    The top floor of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was recently transformed into a fairytale land, as princesses, princes and superheroes joined pediatric patients and their siblings for an afternoon of coloring, crafting and jewelry making.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann HFD Texas Childrens Team up to Reduce Preventable Pediatric Injuries

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston Fire Department and Texas Children’s Hospital Team up to Reduce Preventable Pediatric Injuries This Summer

    HOUSTON (June 30, 2016)

    Leading into one of the busiest holiday weekends, Houston’s only Pediatric Level 1 trauma centers, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital, have aligned efforts with the Houston Fire Department – and other community partners – in an effort ...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Fulfills Wish for Patient to Meet Her Favorite Star Wars Characters

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Fulfills Wish for Pediatric Patient to Meet Her Favorite Star Wars Characters

    HOUSTON (June 7, 2016)

    One pint-sized Star Wars fan at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital recently received a surprise visit from two of her favorite lightsaber-wielding movie characters.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Extends Special Thank You to Former Houston Texan Chris Myers Wife Jenny

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Extends Special ‘Thank You’ to Former Houston Texan Chris Myers & Wife Jenny

    HOUSTON (June 1, 2016)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital recently held a special event to thank and acknowledge recently retired Houston Texans player Chris Myers and his wife, Jenny, for their longtime contributions. The Myers family has generously supported Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital’s ...

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  • Read about Parents Participate in Hundreds of Hours of Skin to Skin Holding with Newborns

    Parents Participate in Hundreds of Hours of Skin-to-Skin Holding with Newborns as a Part of a Worldwide Awareness Effort

    HOUSTON (May 24, 2016)

    As part of Kangaroo Care Awareness Day on May 15th, Children’s Memorial Hermann Memorial City and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center hosted a variety of events throughout the following week to encourage parents to provide Kangaroo care.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Katy

    Memorial Hermann Medical Group Opens New Pediatrics Practice in Katy

    KATY, TEXAS (May 11, 2016)

    Pediatrician’s Krystal Batchelor, D.O., Linda Dang, MD, Lisa Ecroyd, MD, Lauren Shepard, D.O., and Brooke Swearingen, MD, are anchoring the Memorial Hermann Medical Group’s newest primary care location in Katy.

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  • Read about 14th Annual Run for the Rose Raises Money for Pediatric Health Initiatives Brain Cancer Research

    14th Annual Run for the Rose Raises More than $600,000 for Pediatric Health Initiatives, Brain Cancer Research

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2016)

    A record number of participants joined in the fight against brain cancer this year, hitting the pavement at the 14th Annual Run for the Rose on Sunday, April 10.

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  • Read about Heroes in Health Mingle at The Hanover Post Oak with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Physicians

    Heroes in Health Mingle at The Hanover Post Oak with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Physicians

    HOUSTON (April 20, 2016)

    On Thursday, March 24, Memorial Hermann’s Heroes in Health hosted more than 80 guests at a reception with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital affiliated physicians. The event allowed physicians to discuss their pediatric subspecialties and their current research projects one-on-one w...

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  • Read about Surfside Snakebite Official Taylor Family Statement

    Surfside Snakebite: Official Taylor Family Statement

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2016)

    “We would like to thank all of our friends, family and neighbors for their continued support and good wishes. We are extremely thankful for the high-quality care our son, Kaori, has received at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, and for the nurses, paramedics and pilots with Memorial Hermann L...

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  • Read about During National Volunteer Week Memorial Hermann-TMC Extends a Special Appreciation to Its Volunteers

    During National Volunteer Week, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Extends a Special Appreciation to Its Volunteers

    HOUSTON (April 12, 2016)

    In honor of National Volunteer Week, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital would like to recognize the many people who selflessly give of themselves to help provide high-quality care for patients and their families.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Commemorates National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Joins Community Partners to Commemorate National Child Abuse Prevention Month

    HOUSTON (April 8, 2016)

    A sea of blue filled the atrium of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital as teams of physicians, medical professionals and community advocates gathered Friday at an event co-hosted by McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Texas Trauma Institute to commemorate Child Abuse P...

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  • Read about 14th Annual Run for the Rose Patients Families Friends Unite to Battle Brain Cancer

    14th Annual Run for the Rose: Patients, Families, Friends Unite to Battle Brain Cancer

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2016)

    Patients, family members and supporters will rally together on Sunday, April 10 in the fight against brain cancer as they race for a cure in the 14th Annual Run for the Rose at NRG Park. Proceeds from the run will go toward supporting pediatric health initiatives at Children’s Memorial Herm...

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  • Read about Badges Bears Pediatric Patients Recognized as Honorary Officers by Houston Police Department

    Badges & Bears: Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Recognized as Honorary Officers by Houston Police Department

    HOUSTON (March 31, 2016)

    Pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital were recently recognized as honorary officers by the Houston Police Department (HPD) as part of its new Badges and Bears program. Officers J. Lahar, E.J. Joseph and J. Byrd presented certificates to each of the new “officers&r...

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  • Read about Physician and Patient Team Honored For Raising Awareness About Juvenile Arthritis

    Physician and Patient Team Honored For Raising Awareness About Juvenile Arthritis

    HOUSTON (March 25, 2016)

    The local chapter of the Arthritis Foundation recently honored Ankur Kamdar, M.D., McGovern Medical School pediatric rheumatologist affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, for raising awareness about a silent disease and working to bolster interest in an underrepresented specialty.<...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Offers Tips to Prepare Kids for Daylight Saving Time

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Offers Tips to Prepare Kids for Daylight Saving Time

    HOUSTON (March 10, 2016)

    It’s a nuisance for any parent: As daylight saving time ushers in an extra hour of sunlight, the time change also wreaks havoc on children’s sleep schedules. Kids have a harder time falling asleep when it’s still light outside. And dark mornings can make for groggy, and even uns...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2015 Physicians of the Year

    HOUSTON (March 3, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are proud to announce the two individuals selected as their 2015 Physicians of the Year: Saleem Khan, MD, Chief of Emergency General Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, affiliated with Memorial Herman...

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  • Read about River Oaks District Donates 10,000 Dollars to Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    River Oaks District Donates $10,000 to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 19, 2016)

    Houston’s newly opened collection of luxury retail, dining, entertainment and living amenities community – recently donated $10,000 to the Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Reconstructive Cleft Program at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. The gift, which was raised from a holiday carriage ri...

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  • Read about Hanging With the Heroes Houston Firefighters visit Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    “Hanging With the Heroes” Houston Firefighters visit Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 17, 2016)

    The pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a special visit from the brave men and women at the Houston Fire Department as part of their “Hanging with the Heroes” program.

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  • Read about Houston Texans Players Deliver “Super Baskets of Hope” to Patients at Children’s

    Houston Texans Players Deliver “Super Baskets of Hope” to Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 15, 2016)

    A handful of current and former Houston Texans players delivered baskets of toys, games, books, stuffed animals and other treats to the patients at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital as part of the Super Baskets of Hope program run by a national nonprofit that delivers comforting goodies to lon...

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  • Read about Houston Rockets Dwight Howard Gives Kids Surprise of their Lives

    With the Help of 360 Video and Google Cardboard, Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard Gives Kids at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Surprise of their Lives

    HOUSTON (February 11, 2016)

    Memorial Hermann Health System has teamed up with Houston Rockets’ star center Dwight Howard to bring a one-of-a-kind experience to pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Using cutting-edge technologies such as 360-degree video and Google Cardboard, Howard was abl...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Named Regions Most Outstanding Care Providers in Four Top Categories

    Memorial Hermann Named Region’s Most Outstanding Care Providers in Four Top Categories

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2016) Three Memorial Hermann Health System hospitals as well as Memorial Hermann Life Flight® were recently honored at the SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council (SETRAC) Awards Banquet 2016.

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  • Read about Identical Female Triplets Starting the New Year at Home

    Identical Female Triplets Starting the New Year at Home

    HOUSTON (January 4, 2016)

    Brad and Stephanie Harris had hoped their three little girls would be home in time for Christmas. For the Harris family, Christmas came just a few days late this year as their identical triplets, Addison, Kinsley and Savannah, were discharged from Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital late this aft...

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  • Read about Its a Girl Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Houston’s First Baby of 2016

    It’s a Girl! Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Houston’s First Baby of 2016

    HOUSTON (January 1, 2016)

    Houston’s first baby of 2016 was born just as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. Key’Asia Adams weighs five pounds and is 18.5 inches long.

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  • Read about Identical Female Triplets Celebrate First Christmas at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    Identical Female Triplets Celebrate First Christmas at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 23, 2015) The Harris family calls Addison, Kinsley and Savannah their little Christmas miracles. Given that the odds of having identical, female triplets can range from one in 60,000 to one in two million-who can blame them?

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  • Read about Off Duty Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Nurse Helps Save a Life While Shopping at Baybrook Mall

    Off-Duty Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Nurse Helps Save a Life While Shopping at Baybrook Mall

    HOUSTON (December 22, 2015)

    Last month, Peter Hanik was shopping with his wife Brenda for a new pair of glasses at the LensCrafters inside Baybrook Mall when he unexpectedly collapsed. Luckily, Brittney Frazier, RN, a pediatric special care nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, was nearby to immediately begin CPR.<...

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  • Read about Thanks to Rockets Center Dwight Howard Santa Comes Early to Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Thanks to Rockets Center Dwight Howard, Santa Comes Early to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 21, 2015)

    Last week more than 150 toys and gifts were delivered to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital courtesy of the D12 Foundation, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard’s non-profit organization which was founded in order to support and empower today’s youth. The toys will be distributed by Santa Claus...

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  • Read about The Force Comes to Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    The Force Comes to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 18, 2015)

    In honor of today’s much anticipated theatrical release of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” characters from the world-renowned film series surprised pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital on Friday morning, bringing lightsaber-lit smiles to faces of the kids and parents alike.<...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Wears Purple Recognizing World Prematurity Day

    Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Wears Purple Recognizing World Prematurity Day

    HOUSTON (December 7, 2015) Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show preterm birth affects about 1 of every 10 infants born in the United States. Preterm birth is the birth of an infant before 37 weeks of pregnancy.

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  • Read about Young Patients Wish to See Parents Again Is Granted

    Young Patient’s Wish to See Parents Again Is Granted

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2015)

    Just in time for Thanksgiving, a young girl is deeply grateful for the news she received earlier today, that her only wish in life is about to come true. For weeks Qirat Chappra, a chronically-ill 18-year-old patient at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, has been pleading with the government, ...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Gathers Houston Families to Get to Know Your Cleft Neighbors

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Gathers Houston Families to “Get to Know Your Cleft Neighbors”

    HOUSTON (November 25, 2015)

    The Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Division of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery recently hosted patients with cleft lip and palate, along with their families, to meet others with the same craniofacial conditio...

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  • Read about Mickey and Minnie Mouse Spread Cheer at Childrens Memorial Hermann

    Mickey and Minnie Mouse Spread Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (November 13, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a surprise visit from the “House of Mouse” when beloved Disney icons Mickey and Minnie Mouse stopped by to meet with pediatric patients and pose for pictures.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Wishes Houston a Safe and Fun Halloween

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Wishes Houston a Safe and Fun Halloween

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2015)

    Each year Halloween provides an opportunity for families to get together, get creative with costumes, get outside and, most importantly, have fun. Not stepping on cracks or walking under ladders may just be innocent superstitions, but ensuring a safe weekend for your kids is so simple, it’s...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hosts Annual Reunions for NICU Pediatric Epilepsy Patients at Houston Zoo

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Hosts Annual Reunions for NICU & Pediatric Epilepsy Patients at the Houston Zoo

    HOUSTON (October 29, 2015)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital recently hosted two reunions to celebrate the life and health of patients and families cared for in the neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) and the pediatric epilepsy program.

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  • Read about The Biggest Little Astros Fans Wish the Stros the Best of Luck

    The Biggest Little Astros Fans Wish the ‘Stros the Best of Luck

    HOUSTON (October 14, 2015)

    While the Houston Astros prepare for Game 5 of the American League Division Series against the Kansas City Royals, Houston baseball fans of all ages are showing their support for the home team – including the babies in the neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospita...

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  • Read about Heath Rushing and Dr Manish Shah Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2015

    Heath Rushing and Dr Manish Shah Named to Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2015

    HOUSTON (September 24, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Senior Vice President and CEO Heath Rushing and Manish Shah, M.D., UTHealth pediatric neurosurgeon affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, have both been named t...

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  • Read about Back to the Doctor Before Back to School

    Back to the Doctor Before Back to School

    HOUSTON (August 21, 2015)

    Amidst the back-to-school shopping for clothes and supplies, don’t forget to schedule your child’s annual visit to the pediatrician. Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital wants to remind parents that even though their child’s annual wellness exam might not seem urgent, the ...

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  • Read about A Healthy Start to the School Year Things Parents Need to Know

    A Healthy Start to the School Year: Things Parents Need to Know

    HOUSTON (August 18, 2015)

    The first day of school is quickly approaching and parents have a lot on their plates as they prepare their children to get back in the school schedule grind. Amidst the back-to-school shopping for clothes and supplies, here are some important things that Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospita...

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  • Read about A Furry Visitor to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Is Recognized By the City of Houston

    A Furry Visitor to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital Is Recognized By the City of Houston

    HOUSTON (July 24, 2015)

    Angel, a Golden Retriever therapy dog with Faithful Paws, and frequent visitor to Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, was given a great honor today during a ceremony at Houston’s City Hall. David W. Robinson, Houston City Council At Large Position 2 and Mayor Annise Parker officially procl...

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  • Read about Look Before You Lock

    Look Before You Lock

    HOUSTON (July 23, 2015)

    Red Duke Trauma Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital – together with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and the Houston Fire Department – is committed to both creating and reinforcing awareness about the risk to childr...

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  • Read about Family Summer Safety Bike Safety

    Family Summer Safety: Bike Safety

    HOUSTON (July 2, 2015)

    In 2012, more than 270,000 children were seen in emergency rooms for injuries from riding bicycles. More bicycle accidents occur between July and September than any other time of the year and approximately 20 percent of all bicycle injuries are accounted for by children 16 and under, according to...

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  • Read about Pediatric Patient Celebrates Momentous Life Event with Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Pediatric Patient Celebrates Momentous Life Event with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (June 23, 2015)

    15-year-old Emily Castillo considers Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital to be like a second home. Due to a liver transplant at a very young age, Emily had to spend much of her childhood in the hospital, and the staff began to feel like family. It was because of this that Emily decided to have h...

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  • Read about More Than 4000 Area Student Athletes Receive Athletic Physicals from Memorial Hermann

    More Than 4,000 Area Student-Athletes Receive Athletic Physicals From Team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (June 11, 2015)

    The athletic physicals team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital conducted physicals on 4,002 middle school and high school student-athletes in the Humble, New Caney and Sheldon school districts since it initiated on-site sports physicals in March.

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  • Read about Nearly 2000 Student Athletes Received Sports Physicals From Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital

    Nearly 2,000 Student-Athletes To Date Receive Sports Physicals From Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital Team

    HUMBLE, TEXAS (May 12, 2015)

    The athletic physicals team at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital conducted physicals on nearly 2,000 middle and high school student-athletes in the Humble, New Caney and Sheldon school districts since initiating on-site sports physicals a month ago.

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  • Read about George Bush High School Seniors Donate Over 100 Childrens Books to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    George Bush High School Seniors Donate Over 100 Children’s Books to Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital

    KATY, TEXAS (May 7, 2015)

    George Bush High School seniors Chelsea Perez and Kelsey Vargas recently visited Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital to drop off a donation of 108 children’s books.

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  • Read about Over 5000 Participate in 13th Annual Run for the Rose

    Over 5,000 Participate in 13th Annual Run for the Rose

    HOUSTON (April 27, 2015)

    Approximately 5,500 people, including 80 brain cancer survivors, recently participated in the 13th annual Run for the Rose. The 5K raised the most money in its history with $605,000 benefiting pediatric health initiatives, including but not limited to brain cancer, at Children’s Memorial He...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Receives Prestigious International Baby-Friendly Designation

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Receives Prestigious International Baby-Friendly® Designation

    HOUSTON (April 24, 2015)

    Baby-Friendly USA announced this week that Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® designated birth facility. A hospital can only be deemed “Baby-Friendly” after the completion of a rigorous onsite assessmen...

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  • Read about Joined by Community Partners Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Honors National Child Abuse Prevent

    Joined by Community Partners Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital Honors National Child Abuse Prevent

    HOUSTON (April 13, 2015)

    April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and in honor of “Texas Blue Out” for Child Abuse Prevention Day last Friday, the staff and affiliated UTHealth physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital – together with a number of their allies across the community &...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann MNI Host Inaugural Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute Host Inaugural Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium

    HOUSTON (April 6, 2015)

    Physicians from UTHealth Medical School, affiliated with Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center (MNI), will be among presenters at the 1st Annual Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium to be held from 8:30 a.m. – ...

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  • Read about Girl Scouts Bring Easter Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Girl Scouts Bring Easter Cheer to Pediatric Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (April 3, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a very special visit from Girl Scout Troop 145023 of Brentwood Baptist Church on Good Friday. The young ladies prepared and delivered cards and Easter baskets full of gifts for the hospital’s pediatric patients. The scouts are working on e...

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  • Read about 13th Annual Run for the Rose

    13th Annual Run for the Rose

    HOUSTON (April 2, 2015)

    Brain cancer will once again meet its match this April as patients, supporters and family members converge for the 13th Annual Run for the Rose to raise awareness and funds benefiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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  • Read about April Pools Day to Teach Families about Water Safety At Katy Mills on April 1

    “April Pools Day” to Teach Families about Water Safety At Katy Mills on April 1

    KATY, TEXAS (March 26, 2015)

    KATY Aquatics and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital will bring “April Pools Day” to families at Katy Mills on Wednesday, April 1. The event, scheduled for 10 a.m. in the AMC Plaza near Entry 8, will feature water safety demonstrations, information booths, games, story time, giveaways and...

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  • Read about SeaWorld San Antonio Visits Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    SeaWorld San Antonio Visits Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (March 4, 2015)

    This week, patients and their families at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital had the unique opportunity to meet Pete and Penny, a pair of adorable Magellanic penguins visiting from SeaWorld San Antonio.

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  • Read about Houston Firefighters Visit Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Houston Firefighters visit Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 18, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital recently got a special visit from some of the city’s bravest heroes: firefighters from the Houston Fire Department in their second annual “Hanging with the Heroes” event. The firefighters brought some joy to the pediatric patients by pl...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Employee

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Employees of the Year

    HOUSTON (January 22, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are proud to announce the two individuals selected as their 2014 Employees of the Year: Karri Lewis, RN, performance improvement coordinator for the medicine service line at Memorial Hermann-TMC, and Sandra...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann First in Texas to Offer 3D Laparoscopy for Kids with Urologic Conditions

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital First in Texas to Offer 3-D Laparoscopy for Kids with Urologic Conditions: Procedure Available to Children who are not Candidates for Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Surgery

    HOUSTON (January 21, 2015)

    As if finding out one’s newborn baby has to have surgery doesn’t cause enough anxiety, the thought of a scar forming and serving as a permanent reminder of the procedure only adds to the stress. However, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is bringing peace of mind to parents b...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Physicia

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce 2014 Physicians of the Year

    HOUSTON (January 15, 2015)

    Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital are proud to announce the two individuals selected as their 2014 Physicians of the Year: Prakash Balan, MD, UTHealth cardiovascular disease specialist affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Heart &amp; Va...

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  • Read about The Texas AM Mens Basketball Team Spreads Some Cheer at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    The Texas A&M Men’s Basketball Team Spreads Some Cheer at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (January 8, 2015)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital received a very special visit from the Texas A&M men’s basketball team this week.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Pediatric Nurses Random Acts of Kindness Recognized with One in Return

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Pediatric Nurse’s “Random Acts of Kindness” Recognized with One in Return

    HOUSTON (December 15, 2014)

    Sejal Patel, RN, a critical care pediatric nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, received quite a surprise when she reported to work for her shift last Thursday. Matt Patrick, host of the “Matt Patrick Show” on NewsRadio 740 KTRH-AM, recognized her live on the air that ...

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  • Read about 8-Year-Old Pediatric Cardiac Patient Gives Staff at Childrens Memorial Hermann Gift From the Heart

    8-Year-Old Pediatric Cardiac Patient Gives Staff at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital a Gift From the Heart

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2014)

    All the way from her hometown of Naples, Italy, Annamaria Di Tonto came to Houston with her family to receive a highly specialized medical procedure. While she was here, the experts at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital were successful in repairing her young, ailing heart, but what they d...

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  • Read about Clear Lake Couple Welcomes Triplets at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    Clear Lake Couple Welcomes Triplets at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2014)

    In just one day, the size of Rina and Atul Jain’s family more than doubled. The Clear Lake couple’s triplets – two boys and a girl – were delivered by cesarean section at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital on October 24, 2014.

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann TMC Receives Surprise Delivery Papa Johns Pizza delivered to the Campus by Houston

    Memorial Hermann-TMC Receives Surprise Delivery: Papa John’s Pizza delivered to the Campus by Houston Texans Defensive End J.J. Watt

    HOUSTON (October 28, 2014)

    At Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, clinical teams contribute to several “special deliveries” every day. But earlier this afternoon, the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC) Campus – which is home to both Memorial Hermann-TMC and Children’s Memorial Herma...

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  • Read about Bring Your Little One to Superhero Day

    Bring Your Little One to ‘Superhero’ Day

    PEARLAND, TEXAS (October 3, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Pearland will hold a free ‘Superhero’ Day on Saturday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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  • Read about Three Years after the Accident the Berry Siblings Demonstrate Remarkable Resilience

    Three Years after the Accident, the Berry Siblings Demonstrate Remarkable Resilience

    HOUSTON (September 22, 2014)

    After life-saving surgery at a West Texas hospital, Peter and Aaron were transported by Memorial Hermann Life Flight to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital and UTHealth Welcome Pediatric Neurosurgeon Manish Shah MD

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and UTHealth Welcome Pediatric Neurosurgeon Manish Shah, MD

    HOUSTON (September 15, 2014)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Mischer Neuroscience Institute at the Texas Medical Center are pleased to announce the addition of Manish N. Shah, M.D., to the medical staff, and his appointment as assistant professor of pediatric neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical S...

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  • Read about Five Things Every Parent Should Know Before Sending Kids Back to School

    Five Things Every Parent Should Know Before Sending Kids Back to School

    HOUSTON (August 18, 2014)

    It’s that time of year again: parents are winding down summer plans and tightening the reins on bedtime schedules. And while adding anything else to the back-to-school to-do list may seem daunting, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has five tips that will make going back to school ...

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  • Read about New Video Service Helps Parents Capture Babys First Days of Life

    New Video Service Helps Parents Capture Baby’s First Days of Life

    THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 13, 2014)

    Women’s Memorial Hermann The Woodlands now offers new parents the personal, private opportunity to capture and preserve their baby’s first moments of life on video.

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  • Read about Six Things Every Student Athlete Should Know Before Taking the Field

    Six Things Every Student Athlete Should Know Before Taking the Field

    HOUSTON (August 5, 2014)

    With the fall sports season gearing up, physicians with Memorial Hermann want to help keep young athletes healthy and safe both on and off the field. Young athletes (and parents too) should consider these tips – provided by Alfred Mansour, M.D., pediatric orthopedic and sports medicine surg...

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  • Read about Memorial Hermann Seeks to Inform Houstonians of Water Safety

    Due to Increase in Drowning and Near-Drowning Incidents, Memorial Hermann Seeks to Inform Houstonians of Water Safety

    HOUSTON (July 28, 2014)

    Drowning could be considered a silent killer – one that can happen in less than a minute and comes with no warning. As we hit the peak of summer activity this year, physicians at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are seeing an increased num...

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  • Read about Houston Astros Mascot Orbit Brings Smiles to Patients at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Houston Astros Mascot Brings Smiles to Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (July 25, 2014)

    Pediatric patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital were filled with excitement as they received a surprise visit from Houston Astros’ Mascot, Orbit. High fives, hugs and autographed baseballs were given to the children, inspiring some much-needed smiles on several young faces....

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  • Read about Official Statement from Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Regarding Cassidy Stay

    Official Statement from Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Regarding Pediatric Patient Cassidy Stay

    HOUSTON (July 11, 2014)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is pleased to report that patient Cassidy Stay, 15, was discharged earlier today in good condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

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  • Read about Breinholt Named Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Breinholt Named Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (June 25, 2014)

    Renowned pediatric cardiologist John P. Breinholt, MD has been named the Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Receives Gift Fulfills Pledge From Men of Distinction

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Receives $30,000 Gift, Fulfills $100,000 Pledge From Men of Distinction

    HOUSTON (June 19, 2014)

    Last week, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital was presented a $30,000 gift from Men of Distinction completing the $100,000 pledge toward Dr. Charles S. Cox, Jr.’s pediatric research efforts.

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  • Read about New Video Service at Memorial Hermann Katy Helps Parents Capture Babys First Days of Life

    New Video Service at Memorial Hermann Katy Helps Parents Capture Baby’s First Days of Life

    KATY, TEXAS (June 13, 2014)

    Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital now offers new parents the personal, private opportunity to capture and preserve their baby’s first moments of life on video.

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  • Read about First Only in Houston Childrens Memorial Hermann Now Offers Comprehensive Neuro-Neonatal ICU Program

    First & Only in Houston: Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Now Offers Comprehensive Neuro-Neonatal ICU Program

    HOUSTON (May 8, 2014)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is proud to become one of only a few hospitals in the nation to offer a highly specialized, comprehensive Neuro-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Neuro-NICU) Program. Through this new capability, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital will be able to off...

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  • Read about Pediatric Patients Visit the Houston Zoo Without Leaving the Hospital

    Pediatric Patients Visit the Houston Zoo Without Leaving the Hospital Thanks to the Google Glass Explorer Program

    HOUSTON (April 3, 2014)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, together with the help of the Google Glass Explorer program, is enhancing the patient experience in a way never before possible.

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  • Read about Expectant Moms Should be Aware of Little Known But Common Virus

    Expectant Moms Should be Aware of Little Known, But Common Virus

    KATY, TEXAS (March 20, 2014)

    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that can infect almost anyone. One patient at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital shares her story.

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  • Read about April Pools Day Event at Memorial Hermann Katy Hopes to Prevent Drowning Deaths

    April Pools Day Event at Memorial Hermann Katy Hopes to Prevent Drowning Deaths

    KATY, TEXAS (March 14, 2014)

    On Tuesday, April 1 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, in partnership with Katy Aquatics, invites the community to April Pools Day, a two-hour event designed to teach young children about water safety; raise awareness of the hazards associated with water; and to prevent...

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  • Read about Sams Club Sugar Land Donates Thousands to help Memorial Hermann Sugar Lands Tiniest Patients

    Sam’s Club Sugar Land Donates Thousands to help Memorial Hermann Sugar Land’s Tiniest Patients

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (January 13, 2014)

    Sam's Club Sugar Land gave a $20,000 check to Memorial Hermann Sugar Land on Friday. The grant will allow the hospital to build a children’s playroom on the first floor, and an upgrade to the children’s play area on the 5th floor. “Anything we can do to help take children’...

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  • Read about Under the Boardwalk Gala Raises Nearly Half a Million Dollars

    Under the Boardwalk Gala Benefiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Raises More Than $460,000

    HOUSTON (November 11, 2013)

    Hannah Storm, easily recognizable as an anchor of ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” returned to her adopted hometown on Saturday, November 9, to emcee the 2nd Annual Under the Boardwalk Gala benefiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Quadruplet Boys

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Quadruplet Boys

    HOUSTON (November 7, 2013)

    On October 3, 2013, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital joyfully celebrated the births of four healthy brothers to Sugar Land’s Aggour Family. According to the National Organization of Mothers of Twins Club (NOMOTC), in 2011 there were a total of 3,953,590 births, 239 of which were q...

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  • Read about Childrens Makes History Texas First Intra-arterial Chemotherapy Procedure on Retinoblastoma Patient

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Makes History: Performs Texas’ First Intra-arterial Chemotherapy Procedure on Pediatric Retinoblastoma Patient

    HOUSTON (September 10, 2013)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is pleased to announce that pediatric ocular oncologist Amy C. Schefler, MD, has performed a landmark procedure – administering intra-arterial chemotherapy to a young retinoblastoma patient – the first recorded instance of this ever being don...

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  • Read about World Renowned Fetal Cardiologist to Join the Texas Fetal Center at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospi

    World-Renowned Fetal Cardiologist to join the Texas Fetal Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (August 15, 2013)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is pleased to announce that Helena Gardiner, MD, PhD, will join the Texas Fetal Center as co-director of the Fetal Cardiology Program.

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  • Read about Pediatric Ocular Oncologist Amy Schefler Joins Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Pediatric Ocular Oncologist Amy Schefler, MD Joins Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (August 8, 2013)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is pleased to announce the addition of renowned pediatric ocular oncologist Amy C. Schefler, MD, to the medical staff, concurrent with her upcoming appointment as clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announces the 2012 Volunteer of the Year

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announces the 2012 Volunteer of the Year

    HOUSTON (March 13, 2013)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is pleased to announce Deborah Harmse, better known as Ms. Debbie, as the 2012 Volunteer of the Year.

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  • Read about Patient Counseling for Spina Bifida Fetal Surgery Now Recommended by ACOG

    Patient Counseling Regarding Groundbreaking Maternal-Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida Now Recommended by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

    HOUSTON (January 16, 2013)

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Committee on Obstetric Practice has issued a new opinion recommending that patients with a fetus with spina bifida undergo counseling regarding the risks and benefits of maternal-fetal surgery.

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  • Read about Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe and Happy This Holiday Season

    Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe and Happy This Holiday Season

    HOUSTON (December 3, 2012)

    The number of pediatric admissions during this time has increased a staggering 36 percent in just the last four years. So while Santa is busy making his list, this is the only one you need to be checking twice to ensure your kids have a safe, happy and injury-free holiday season.

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  • Read about Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Selected for National Baby Friendly Designation Program

    Two Memorial Hermann Hospitals Selected for National Baby-Friendly Designation Program to Increase Breastfeeding Rates in U.S. Hospitals

    HOUSTON (July 5, 2012)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center have been selected to participate in Best Fed Beginnings, a national initiative led by UNICEF and the World Health Organization to significantly improve breastfeeding rates in the U.S.

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  • Read about Renowned Pediatric Neurosurgeon David Sandberg Joins Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Renowned Pediatric Neurosurgeon David Sandberg, MD joins Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and UTHealth

    HOUSTON (June 26, 2012)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Mischer Neuroscience Institute (MNI) at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center announced today the addition of renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. David I. Sandberg to the medical staff, concurrent with his appointment as chief of pediatric neurosurge...

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  • Read about Maternal Fetal Medicine Leaders Join UTHealth Children’s Memorial Hermann Team

    Maternal-Feta-Medicine Leaders Join UTHealth Team

    HOUSTON (September 13, 2011)

    The Texas Center for Maternal and Fetal Treatment at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, in collaboration with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, welcomes two internationally recognized leaders in maternal fetal medicine – Kenneth J. Moise,...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital and LifeGift Dedicate a Tree of Life

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and LifeGift Dedicate a Tree of Life

    HOUSTON (April 1, 2011)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and LifeGift today dedicated a "Tree of Life" to remember those children who gave the ultimate gift - the gift of life through organ and tissue donation.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Study Cord Blood Stem Cells for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

    UTHealth and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital Study Cord Blood Stem Cells for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

    HOUSTON (January 5, 2011)

    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has begun enrollment for the first Phase I safety study approved by the Food and Drug Administration to investigate the use of a child's own umbilical cord blood stem cells for traumatic brain injury in children. The study is bei...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Southeast Receives March of Dimes Top Performance Award

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Southeast Receives March of Dimes Top Performance Award

    HOUSTON (December 10, 2010)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, the neonatal and pediatric service of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, was recently recognized by the March of Dimes for being in the Top 10 March for Babies List.

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  • Read about Susan Distefano Named CEO of Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Susan Distefano Named CEO of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 7, 2010)

    “After conducting a thorough national search, we are delighted that Susie will soon take the helm as CEO of Children’s Memorial Hermann,” said Cordola. “Her strong leadership, commitment to clinical excellence and extensive experience in healthcare administration will tran...

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  • Read about Youth Football Is it Safe to Play

    Youth Football: Is it Safe to Play?

    HOUSTON (September 14, 2010)

    Injuries in little league football are infrequent and when they do occur they are usually minor. Concussions, sprains and strains account for the bulk of all injuries. Prior to 4th grade very few injuries occur and, as you might expect, as kids grow and become stronger and faster, the incidence i...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Quintuplets

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Welcomes Quintuplets

    HOUSTON (July 31, 2010)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital welcomed quintuplets on July 31, and the party of five joins just 100 known sets of quintuplets worldwide.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Houston Rockets Bring Be Fit Rally to Sugar Land

    Children's Memorial Hermann and Houston Rockets Bring Be Fit Rally to Sugar Land

    SUGAR LAND, TEXAS (February 5, 2010)

    Commonwealth Elementary won the Be Fit Rally for its high level of student participation in the Be Fit Challenge, presented by Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and the Houston Rockets. The rally featured a high-level performance and inspirational messages from Rockets entertainment desi...

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  • Read about Galit Holzmann Pazgal MD is Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Physician of Year

    Galit Holzmann Pazgal MD is Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Physician of Year

    HOUSTON (February 5, 2010)

    A dedicated instructor who has developed a curriculum on infectious diseases and infection prevention for residents at UT Health Science Center at Houston. She has authored numerous manuscripts on infectious disease topics that have appeared in professional journals including Pediatrics, Journal ...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital First Pediatric Facility in Texas with Portable CT Scanner

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital is First Pediatric Facility in Texas with Portable CT Scanner

    HOUSTON (February 5, 2010)

    The portable CT scanner, called a CereTom®, is the only one of its kind in use in pediatric hospitals in Texas, and is one of only two in use in Level 1 pediatric trauma centers throughout the Midwest region.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Offers Tips for Explaining Disturbing News Stories to Children

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Offers Tips for Explaining Disturbing News Stories to Children

    HOUSTON (January 26, 2010)

    “It is natural for children to worry when they see and hear about scary things in the world, so take their concerns seriously,” said Cathy Guttentag, Ph.D., a child psychologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at The Children’s Learning Institute at The University of Texas...

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  • Read about Mix 965 campaign benefits Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Mix 96.5 campaign benefits Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (December 20, 2009)

    Houstonians can spread cheer to injured children this holiday season by giving to the Mix 96.5 Any Size Saves Lives campaign, benefiting the Level 1 pediatric trauma.

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  • Read about Use These Tips for a Safe Fun Holiday

    Use These Tips for a Safe, Fun Holiday

    HOUSTON (December 1, 2009)

    The holiday season is in full swing as children bubble over with excitement and parents rush to buy gifts, organize parties and plan trips to visit family and friends. However, it takes only a moment for a child to sustain a devastating injury, turning holiday joy into tragedy.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Forms Team for National Kidney Foundation Walk

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Forms Team for National Kidney Foundation Walk

    HOUSTON (September 20, 2009)

    The “Renal Warriors of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital” are teaming up to walk in the National Kidney Foundation 2009 Kidney Walk, and all Houstonians are invited to lace up their sneakers and join the fun.

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  • Read about Rise in ATV Injuries Prompts Warnings from Children’s Memorial Hermann

    Rise in ATV Injuries Prompts Warnings from Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Trauma Specialists

    HOUSTON (September 11, 2009)

    As severe ATV injuries rise sharply among Houston children, trauma specialists at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, home to the Gulf Coast region's only Level I pediatric trauma center, today called on families to refrain from allowing youngsters to drive ATVs and use helmets at all times....

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Presents a Live Chat on Ear Nose and Throat Care for Kids

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Presents a Live Chat on Ear, Nose and Throat Care for Kids

    HOUSTON (August 26, 2009)

    Ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems are common in young children, but they are not always easy to treat. In fact, more than 75 percent of children experience an ear infection before their first birthday.

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  • Read about Panera Bread Giving In Store Donation to Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Panera Bread Giving In-Store Donation Boxes to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (August 4, 2009)

    The Panera Bread Operation Dough-Nation Program has named Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital the sole recipient of all collections received from in-store donation boxes located at Panera Bread stores throughout the greater Houston area. Effective immediately, cash donations collected in Panera ...

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Southeast Celebrates NICU Second Birthday

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Southeast Celebrates NICU’s Second Birthday

    HOUSTON (August 3, 2009)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Southeast, the neonatal and pediatric service of Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, celebrated the second birthday of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with a birthday party featuring food, fun, giveaways and some very special guests.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Kidney Program Among Top 20 in US

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital's Kidney Program Among Top 20 in U.S.

    HOUSTON (July 6, 2009)

    “Our top 20 ranking by U.S. News & World Report is a testament to the high quality of care provided by physicians, nurses and staff in our Children’s Nephrology program,” said Craig Cordola, CEO of Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about 7th Annual Run for the Rose Honoring Marnie Rose

    Run for the Rose: 7th Annual Run Honoring Dr. Marnie Rose

    HOUSTON (March 29, 2009)

    Friends and family of Marnie Rose, MD, will again honor her legacy with the seventh annual Run for the Rose, building on the success of last year’s record-setting fund raiser.

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  • Read about Too Much TV May Lead to Too Much Fast Food

    Too Much TV May Lead to Too Much Fast Food

    HOUSTON (February 24, 2009)

    Researchers followed almost 2,000 high- and middle-school children and found that TV viewing, especially during high school, may have long-term effects on eating choices and contribute to poor eating habits in young adulthood.

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  • Read about Obesity in Pregnancy May Up Risk of Some Birth Defects

    Obesity in Pregnancy May Up Risk of Some Birth Defects

    HOUSTON (February 24, 2009)

    To the long list of risks associated with obesity, add a wider than expected range of birth defects that are more likely to occur in babies born to obese women.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Transplant Patient Featured in the Houston Chronicle

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital Transplant Patient Featured in the Houston Chronicle

    HOUSTON (February 3, 2009)

    A Texas teen who waited more than two years for a kidney transplant is looking forward to a new life after receiving an organ on Jan. 27 at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Photo Selected for NACHRI Traveling Photo Exhibit

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Photo Selected for NACHRI Traveling Photo Exhibit

    HOUSTON (January 16, 2009)

    The photo was chosen from nearly 250 photographs submitted to NACHRI by children’s hospitals across the country.

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  • Read about Childrens Radiothon Raises Money to Build New Pediatric Respiratory Gym

    Children's Radiothon Raises Over $32,000 to Build New Pediatric Respiratory Gym

    HOUSTON (December 5, 2008)

    Radio station MIX 96.5 FM worked with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital and the Memorial Hermann Foundation on December 5, 2008 to raise over $32,000 in funds to build an onsite pediatric respiratory gym at the hospital. Listeners called in and donated money to hear songs they requested.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Create Whimsical Murals

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Patients Create Whimsical Murals

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2008)

    Patients at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital put their art skills to good use to paint four full color, three foot by six foot murals that will be displayed throughout the hospital.

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  • Read about UT Houston Researchers Find Aggressive Phototherapy Can Improve Neurodevelopmental Outcomes

    UT Houston Researchers Find Aggressive Phototherapy Can Improve Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Some Preemies

    HOUSTON (October 29, 2008)

    Researchers at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston say the use of aggressive phototherapy reduces the odds that tiny premature infants will develop neurodevelopmental impairment such as cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness or physical or mental challenges. The study, titled "Aggressi...

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  • Read about Taking the Fear Out of Fever

    Taking the Fear Out of Fever

    HOUSTON (October 14, 2008)

    In partnership with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center presents the next session of Ask The Doctor - Educational Series for Parents.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Launches Virtual Walk to Raise Funds for Seriously Ill Children

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Launches 'Virtual’ Walk to Raise Funds for Seriously Ill Children

    HOUSTON (October 2, 2008)

    Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital supporters will hit the streets to tackle these challenges and raise funds to help bring better healthcare to more of America's children.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Joins National Network of Childrens Hospitals

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Joins National Network of Children's Hospitals

    HOUSTON (September 29, 2008)

    The National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions has accepted Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital for Institutional membership.

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  • Read about Three Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

    Three Memorial Hermann Hospitals Earn Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program

    HOUSTON (June 10, 2008)

    Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals. About 700 hospitals, or approximately 15 percent of hospitals in the United States, have applied f...

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  • Read about Child Life Specialist Joins the Memorial Hermann Southeast Team

    Child Life Specialist Joins the Memorial Hermann Southeast Team

    HOUSTON (January 25, 2008)

    Hospitalized children and their loved ones have a new partner at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Julie McCarthy, Child Life Specialist, who has been with Memorial Hermann for 15 years, recently joined the Southeast campus.

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  • Read about Mix 965 and DJ Sam Malone Raise Money for Trauma Services at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Mix 96.5 and DJ Sam Malone Raise Money for Trauma Services at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (January 2, 2008)

    Houstonians lit up the request lines at Mix 96.5 KHMX-FM on Dec. 14, showing their holiday spirit by requesting their favorite songs and pledging $50,000 to pediatric trauma and emergency services at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Expands

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Expands

    HOUSTON (October 30, 2007)

    In response to the growth of the Southeast Texas region and the increased demand for children's healthcare services, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is currently undergoing an expansion project that will increase capacity and enhance the services offered.

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  • Read about Childrens Memorial Hermann Joins Together for Kids National Alliance to Address Healthcare Needs

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Joins Together for Kids™ National Alliance to Address Children’s Healthcare Needs

    HOUSTON (October 3, 2007)

    Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has joined 52 U.S. hospitals to form the nonprofit foundation Together for Kids™, which will raise funds nationally to help member hospitals cope with dramatic increases in children’s healthcare needs.

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  • Read about Pediatrician Accepts Position as Dean of UT Medical School at Houston

    Pediatrician Accepts Position as Dean of UT Medical School at Houston

    HOUSTON (August 13, 2007)

    "Dr. Colasurdo has been an important physician leader and a valuable asset to the Memorial Hermann system during his tenure as physician-in-chief for Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital," said Dan Wolterman, Memorial Hermann System president and CEO.

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  • Read about Surgeons at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce First Four-Organ Transplant in Houston

    Surgeons at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Announce First Four-Organ Transplant in Houston; Fourth in Nation

    HOUSTON (April 10, 2007)

    A multidisciplinary team at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is the first in Houston and only the fourth in the nation to perform a rare quadruple organ transplant.

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  • Read about Ronald McDonald House Opens at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Ronald McDonald House Opens at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 27, 2007)

    The 14-room facility is the first Ronald McDonald House in Houston to offer in-room, hands-on care education for parents who are preparing to take home a critically ill infant and need to learn how to operate ventilators and other medical equipment.

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  • Read about Seema Gandhi is Volunteer of the Year at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital

    Seema Gandhi is Volunteer of the Year at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

    HOUSTON (February 26, 2007)

    An energetic high school senior and aspiring pediatrician has been named 2007 Volunteer of the Year at Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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