Top Doctors 2016

Houston's Top Doctors 2016

We profile five doctors making a difference today—and in our children’s futures.

07/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Top Doctors 2016

Close Range: A Quest to Understand and Treat Autism on Both Ends of the Spectrum

“There’s a lot of great evidence to suggest that autism is strongly influenced by genetic factors."

07/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Top Doctors 2016

To the Wire: How a Rare Brain-Surgery Procedure Helped a Young Patient When Nothing Else Could

“Nobody could tell me what was wrong with her.”

07/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Top Doctors 2016

Target Practice: Gene Sequencing and the Fight Against Cancer in Children

Studies like BASIC3 could go a long way toward finding more genetic mutations, and along with that, more tailored drugs.

07/18/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Top Doctors 2014

Seizing the Moment

One Houston physician is a pioneer in eradicating a rare form of epilepsy.

09/01/2014 By Michael Hardy

Top Doctors 2014

Finding a Better Way to Target Children’s Cancer

In a world where the cure can be deadlier than the disease, a Houston medical power couple is finding new ways to deliver cancer medicine.

09/01/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors 2014

Solving the Mysteries—and Blame Games—of Childbirth

To find out why non-human primates often have more successful births than humans do, one BCM professor is thinking small.

09/01/2014 By Kerry H.

Top Doctors 2014

Training the Next Generation of Minimally-Invasive Surgeons

Remote control technology lets doctors perform less invasive surgeries than ever—and to train doctors all over the world from their offices.

09/01/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Top Doctors 2013

An Annotated Guide to the Texas Medical Center

How well do you know one of Houston’s treasures?

09/03/2013 Illustrations by Michael Byers By Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors 2013

Rejoining Brains to Limbs with Robot Rehab

Dr. Gerard Francisco sees robotic rehabilitation as a way to make a rough road to recovery smoother.

09/03/2013 By Peter Holley

Top Doctors 2013

All About HER

Imagining treatment without chemo’s nasty downsides

09/03/2013 By Michael Hardy

Top Doctors 2013

Curing Disease One Liver at a Time

Dr. John Goss is making Houston into a liver transplant center while saving lives.

09/03/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Top Doctors 2013

The Man Who Would Reverse Paralysis

Dr. Dong Kim always had faith in stem cells, even when others didn't.

09/03/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Top Doctors 2013

A Heart Can't Skip a Beat Without a Pulse

Dr. Billy Cohn has created the world's first pulse-less artificial heart.

09/03/2013 By John Lomax

Best of Houstonia

The Top Doctors List

Meet Houston’s best of the best: 580 doctors judged excellent by their peers, who prove every day why there's no better city on the planet to get sick.

09/01/2013