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Getting inside their heads (August 5, 2020)

Pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Howard Weiner heals the smallest patients with skill, heart, and faith.

Two sons, 18 brain surgeries and a walk for a cure (September 21, 2019)

A family’s fight for a cure for hydrocephalus and how their journey led them to Texas Children’s.

Amateur gymnast continues to follow her dreams after brain surgery (June 20, 2018)

An amateur gymnast, who went through brain surgery and suffers from other medical complications, doesn't let anything stop her from following her dreams.

Texas Children’s surgeons perform first surgery in new Legacy Tower (May 25, 2018)

In May 2018, a significant milestone was reached in Texas Children’s Hospital’s storied history as the first surgery was performed in Legacy Tower, Texas Children’s new home for heart, intensive care and surgery.

After Surgery in the Womb, a Baby Kicks Up Hope (January 15, 2018)

After undergoing experimental surgery for spina bifida in September while still in the womb, a baby boy was born.

Scars unite new mom, son (March 8, 2017)
Mothers and children carry deep bonds, some more obvious than others. Johnna Kerres and her son, Everett, now 5 months old, show theirs in the form of scars.

Dancer thanks brain surgery for epilepsy cure (December 20, 2016)
A dream come true made possible for this tiny dancer because of a real-life turn of events that led her to Texas Children's Hospital.

Girl, 8, thrives after doctors shut down half her brain (October 14, 2016)
Born as a micro preemie fighting for her life, Sammy Folloder was beating the odds when doctors suggested a surgery that sounded like something out of a horror movie.

Eight-year-old thrives after doctors remove half of her brain (October 7, 2016)
One little girl has not only survived a rare procedure, but has recovered faster than doctors expected her to. 

Toddler goes home after year-long recovery from dog attack (September 23, 2016)
Kinley Golden has come a long way since October 2015, when her grandparents' dog attacked without warning.

First pediatric patient in Texas to use new device against seizures (August 17, 2016)
Last month, a Texas Children's patient became the first pediatric patient in Texas to get the device, Neuropace RNS, which is almost like a pacemaker in the brain.