Texas Children's Names New Chief of Pediatric Radiology

HOUSTON - (May 05, 2010) - Texas Children'sHospital is pleased to announce that Dr. George Bisset has joined theorganization as its new chief of pediatric radiology, effective April 1.

Dr. Bisset comes to Texas Children's from DukeUniversity Medical Center, where he served as a practicing physician andadministrator since 1994. His leadership roles at Duke, at various points,included chief of pediatric radiology, vice chairman of radiology and,beginning in 2009, interim chairman of radiology.


A native of Miami,Fla., Dr. Bisset earned his medical degree from the University of SouthFlorida. He completed residencies and fellowships in pediatric cardiology andpediatric radiology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital.

Widely recognized as a leader in the field ofradiology, Dr. Bisset is currently chairman of board of the 40,000-memberRadiological Society of North America. He has authored or co-authored nearly200 scientific papers and abstracts, and serves as a reviewer for multiplescientific journals.

"Texas Children's Hospital is one of thelargest and most prestigious pediatric institutions in the United States. Ilook forward to working with the members of the Department of PediatricRadiology and with the hospital's leadership team to further establish thisdepartment as one of nation's leading sources of pediatric radiological careand research," said Bisset.

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 www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news by visiting the online newsroom and Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.