Taking On IRONMAN After Shoulder Surgery: Erin’s Story

  When Erin Sosdian’s shoulder started to hurt during her sophomore year of college in 2011, the swimmer at Northwestern University at first shrugged it off. She knew it was a common complaint for swimmers at some point in their careers. One of the most difficult aspects of being a collegiate swimmer is trying to [Continue Reading]

“Sharing What I’ve Learned from Surviving Two Strokes”

By Craig Williams In the past three years, I have survived two strokes. The experience changed me in many ways, but it also gave me a new calling in life: connecting with other stroke survivors and caregivers to offer hope during difficult times. One day in May 2015, I was sitting at my desk in [Continue Reading]

Using Augmented Reality to Improve Precision in Sinus Surgeries

Seeing is believing when it comes to the new augmented reality technology being used for the first time in the U.S. for sinus procedures at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston. Martin J. Citardi, MD, chair of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, has been a vigorous proponent [Continue Reading]

Traveling Halfway Around the World for Lifesaving Treatments in Houston

With some of the nation’s best hospitals, surgeons and rehabilitation facilities, Houstonians may take for granted the specialized medical care provided across the Bayou City and its surrounding communities. It’s a level of care that inspires people from all over the world to travel here. Haya, a native of Kuwait, is living testimony to that. “I [Continue Reading]

Putting an End to Pediatric Brain Cancer

During the summer of 2017, Shamon Ampey noticed her 2-year-old son, Ahmon, was having some strange symptoms. He had problems swallowing and occasionally experienced nose bleeds. When Ahmon started having issues with his balance, Ampey knew something was really wrong. Ampey went to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital where experts discovered a cancerous mass in Ahmon’s brain. [Continue Reading]

Preventing Traumatic Injuries from Becoming Deadly: What You Can Do

A tourniquet and some basic knowledge can prevent a traumatic injury from becoming a deadly one. Memorial Hermann is joining other trauma care providers in Stop the Bleed, a national prevention campaign to educate the public and save lives. Trauma occurs every 4 seconds in the United States and is the leading cause of death [Continue Reading]