Experts from Texas Children's Hospital present at international conference hosted by the Radiological Society of North America

HOUSTON - (Dec. 4, 2013) - Numerous physicians and researchers from the Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston are in Chicago to present at the Radiological Society of North America's (RSNA) 99th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting held Dec. 1 through 6. For more information about pediatric radiology at Texas Children's please visit:

Nearly 55,000 experts in radiology from across the globe will convene to address the latest discoveries, techniques and innovations in the field and experts from Texas Children's will be in attendance to present:

  • Eleven scientific papers
  • Two multisessions: Topics of such popularity that the presentations will be given multiple times during the conference
  • Two refresher courses: Presentations designed to provide tips and tricks from Texas Children's experts regarding pediatric radiology, especially to those radiologists in communities that have a low number of pediatric cases
  • Three special lectures: Highlighted as a featured lecture for the day
  • Two series: Complex topics that require extended presentation times

"As a strong advocate for pediatric radiology, I am thrilled that Texas Children's will have such a high profile at this international conference," says Dr. George Bisset III, immediate past president of The Radiological Society of North America, chief of the Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children's Hospital and Edward B. Singleton Professor of Radiology at Baylor College of Medicine. "Our participation at this conference will cover an extensive variety of areas and topics within the field of pediatric radiology, truly demonstrating the broad expertise of our department."

Texas Children's experts will present on a variety of topics related to pediatric radiology subspecialty care including heart, fetal, orthopedic and pulmonary. Additionally, representatives from the hospital will be discussing basic science research findings and providing professional development and advice to fellow pediatric radiologists and scientists.

Texas Children's Department of Pediatric Radiology provides timely, comprehensive imaging procedures for pediatric patients, as well as an unparalleled, collaborative research environment for both clinical and basic researchers.

About Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital, a not-for-profit health care organization, is committed to creating a healthier future for children and women throughout the global community by leading in patient care, education and research. Consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation, Texas Children’s has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women’s health. The hospital includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute; the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital planned to open in 2017. The organization also created the nation’s first HMO for children, has the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that’s channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. For more information, go to Get the latest news by visiting the online newsroom and Twitter at