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February 7th marks the beginning of Congenital Heart Defect Week, and falls within Heart Month, a perfect opportunity to reflect back on an incredible first five years of the groundbreaking Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease at Dell Children’s Medical Center.
Dell Children’s Medical Center, a beacon of hope for families facing neonatal challenges, recently celebrated the grand opening of its expanded Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
We are thrilled to share that a philanthropic gift has been made that will elevate care at Dell Children’s for generations to come. The Kozmetsky Family Foundation has established the Kozmetsky Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Epilepsy at Dell Children’s to honor the innovative care and leadership of Dr. Dave Clarke.
Dell Children’s Neonatology Program, recently ranked by US News and World Report as a top-tier program, is growing both in its physical footprint and programmatic depth as we work to ensure that all patients, regardless of the medical diagnosis, can receive world-class healthcare right here, at home in Central Texas.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Amir Mian has joined Dell Children’s as the new Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and the Department of Pediatrics at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin.
It was on August 16, 2021 that the Limburg’s lives were turned upside down with x-ray results showing a growth on Jackson’s left femur. On September 28th, the Limburg’s received the call from Dr. Neff at the Dell Children’s Blood and Cancer Center that it was Burkitt Lymphoma
Gregory is, and always has been, a very sweet, smiley, smart, fun-loving boy!
In a heartwarming tale of courage and medical breakthroughs, Baby Elias Robinson-Rodriguez has emerged as a symbol of hope and inspiration at Dell Children’s Medical Center.
With great excitement, we are proud to announce that Dell Children’s has been recognized as a 2023-2024 Best Children’s Hospital by U.S. News & World Report.
In 2018, after struggling with infertility for nearly a decade, Laura and Blain Martin celebrated the birth of their son Henry following a complicated delivery and emergency c-section. After a short stay in the NICU, baby Henry was home with his family.
We’re excited to share that after four months of growing bigger and stronger at our hospital, Baby Le’Lani is now home with her loving family.
Ascension Texas is excited to announce the appointment of Michael Wiggins DBA, FACHE, as the new President of Dell Children’s, which now includes Dell Children’s Medical Center as well as Dell Children’s Medical Center North.
We are honored to share the news that Dell Children’s Medical Center, through the generosity of a $7 million transformational gift from the John L. Hern Foundation, has established the John L. Hern Foundation Distinguished Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery and Endowed Chair in Pediatric Organ Transplantation.
Middle school athlete Sabine Barrett was playing soccer on Jan. 19, when she suddenly collapsed on the soccer field. Her father was with her at the time and called LoneStar Soccer Club coach Nick Snyder for help. Coach Snyder lept into action and administered CPR while her father called 911.
Baby Le’Lani was diagnosed with a rare congenital heart defect while in utero. Upon entering this world, she would need life-saving surgery to ensure the arteries around her heart were pumping blood properly.
At Dell Children’s Medical Center gene therapy is saving babies’ lives. The ground-breaking treatment means children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy or SMA will live past the age of two. For one Austin family the gene therapy is the science of miracles.
A beloved annual tradition, Austin police Department (APD) officers dressed up as superheroes and visited the kids at Dell Children’s.
Dell Children’s Medical Center is developing a comprehensive sickle cell center, which will give patients more access to clinical trials and the newest treatments.
Texas Mutual Insurance Company awards Endowed Education Fellowship to Dell Children’s Medical Center
Texas Mutual Insurance Company, the state’s leading provider in workers’ compensation insurance, announced today a gift of $500,000 to Dell Children’s Medical Center for the Texas Mutual Endowed Education Fellowship, which will benefit the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease.
Dell Children’s Medical Center is proud to announce the opening of the Panda Cares® Center of Hope, made possible by Panda Express® guests and associates, whose generosity helps change kids’ health, change the future.