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From Fallujah battlefield to University Hospital, Navy veteran forges lifesaving idea
November 08, 2021
New surgical retractor design combines advantages of speed and exposure.
COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11 begin at Wonderland today
November 04, 2021
Parents and guardians can make an online appointment for their children to be vaccinated at our Won…
University Health is the first and only health organization in Texas to earn the top 2021 Most Wired designation
November 01, 2021
The digital transformation of health care is about improving quality, coordination of care, and hel…
Post-COVID study to enroll 900 in South Texas
October 28, 2021
UT Health Science Center San Antonio, University Health, Laredo partners comprise the state’s only …
Ramon Castero, MD
San Antonio trauma surgeon creates revolutionary new surgical tool, now being tested nationwide | KSAT
Dr. Ramon Cestero, a trauma surgeon at University Hospital and a professor of Surgery at UT Health San Antonio, has saved lives on battlefields abroad and in San Antonio operating rooms. He has created a new surgical retractor that helps open abdomens during surgery with more speed and visibility.
There’s no place like Hospital at Home
In one of the few silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic, some patients are now able to choose hospital-level care in the comfort of their homes through a new program offered by University Health: Hospital at Home.
Former COVID-19 Patients Battling Neurological Problems
Covid long-haulers often experience neurological problems weeks or months after recovering from the initial virus.
COVID-19 update: Vaccines for children 5-11
Dr. Mandie Svatek, a pediatrician at University Health, answers common questions from worried parents, and why she allowed her own daughter to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine clinical study.