Top Docs

Houston's Top Doctors 2018

Here are the city’s best doctors, according to their peers.

08/30/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Medical Drama

Mimi Swartz's Ticker Captures the Heart of Houston

The Houston-based journalist reintroduces us to the cowboy surgeons who started the ongoing quest for an artificial heart.

08/06/2018 By Nicki Koetting

Health

Kids Health Annual 2018

This year's issue tells the stories of resilient children and Houston's world-class hospitals that are helping them succeed.

08/03/2018 Edited by Laura Furr Mericas

Kids Health Annual

One Mom's Journey from Crisis to Calling in the NICU

“The only thing we could count on were surprises—some good, some bad."

08/03/2018 By Gwendolyn Zepeda

Kids Health Annual

What Parents Need to Know About Their Teens and Opiods

Dr. Elisha Peterson, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Texas Children’s Hospital, breaks it down.

08/03/2018 By Jeff Balke

Sponsored Content

Texas Children’s Hospital and Angelman Syndrome Foundation Celebrate Official Opening of Angelman Syndrome Clinic

It's one of only seven Angelman syndrome-specific clinics in the country—and the first in Texas.

07/25/2018 With Laura Tracy

News

As Methodist's Heart & Vascular Center Moves to a New Home, a Look Back at Dr. DeBakey's Legacy

DeBakey’s old stomping grounds were the scene of many historic firsts.

07/20/2018 By Jeff Balke

PSA

Baylor Is Investigating Whether an Austin Lab Improperly Screened Pap Smears

The review of diagnostics at Clinical Pathology Laboratories comes after hundreds of Irish women with cervical cancer were issued false negatives. Baylor Clinic sends patients' pap smears to the same facility.

05/04/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Help Is On the Way

Meet Two Men Behind Memorial Hermann's Pioneering Air Ambulance Service

For Life Flight's chief pilot and nurse, harrowing tales are par for the course.

04/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

History

Stories of a City: HIV/AIDS in Houston

Recording the history of HIV/AIDS in Houston, before it’s too late.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

News

Where Are We Now With HIV in Houston?

The virus isn't a thing of the past. Here's where we are now.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

News

Timeline: The History of HIV/AIDS in Houston

From the first STD clinic for gay men to the introduction of retroviral drugs, Houston has a long history of combating the AIDS epidemic.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

News

The Stories of a City: HIV/AIDS in Houston

Recording the history of HIV/AIDS in Houston, before it’s too late.

02/28/2018 By Roxanna Asgarian

The Houstonian Woman

10 Houston Women Making It Happen

These Houstonians show us what it means to be a woman in Houston in this day and age.

01/30/2018 By Houstonia Staff

You're Getting Sleeeeepy

With Hypnosis, Anesthesia May Become a Thing of the Past

Doctors at MD Anderson are working on a study they think will prove that one can forgo drugs in favor of guided deep relaxation.

12/04/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

Midwives Can Now Help Deliver Babies in Houston Hospitals

Expectant mothers no longer have to choose between delivering with a doctor or a doula.

10/30/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bayougraphy

Dr. Younan Nowzaradan of My 600-lb Life, a Weight-Loss Doctor Who's No Quack

Meet TV’s—and Houston’s—favorite weight-loss doctor.

10/02/2017 By Alice Levitt

Decisive Dining

Interactive 'The Conversation' Series Is the Smartest Lunch Around

Dine with Baylor College of Medicine's Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy.

09/21/2017 By Alice Levitt

Top Doctors

These Houston Doctors Seek to Diagnose the Previously Un-Diagnosable

A network of Houston hospitals forms one of the world's seven clinical sites in the international Undiagnosed Diseases Network.

07/18/2017 By Alice Levitt

Ice House

Meet the First Lady of Texas Cannabis Law

Houston native Lisa L. Pittman is the state's first attorney specializing in medical marijuana law.

06/22/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen