Surgery News

Pionero en cirugía de corazón mínimamente invasiva se une a Baylor College of Medicine y Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas se ha incorporado como jefe asociado de cirugía cardíaca en la división de cirugía cardiotorácica y llevará a cabo cirugías en Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Pioneer in minimally invasive heart surgery joins Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas has joined as associate chief of cardiac surgery in the division of cardiothoracic surgery and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
New, smaller artificial heart implanted at Baylor St. Luke’s Dec 22, 2016
Doctors at CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center have successfully implanted a new, smaller version of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart for patient suffering from biventricular end-stage heart failure.
Mesothelioma Treatment Center opens study of new treatmentDec 20, 2016
The Mesothelioma Treatment Center has begun enrolling patients in a clinical research study for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Quick test helps identify frailty in bedbound elderlyDec 15, 2016
For older adults who are hospitalized for ground-level falls, their level of frailty can be an important indicator of adverse health outcomes upon discharge. 
Early diagnosis of artery disease can prevent limb lossOct 26, 2016
Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker suggests those with a certain medical history be evaluated for peripheral artery disease to prevent serious complications.
Breast reconstruction after cancer offers chance for patients to feel good in their own skin by using their own abdominal tissueOct 19, 2016
Plastic surgeon Dr. Sebastian Winocour discusses options for breast reconstruction following cancer, including using a patient's own abdominal tissue.
Identifying barriers to basic science research among academic surgeonsSep 22, 2016
Analysis: Clinical demands, work-life balance and increased administrative duties are the three main factors impeding surgeons’ ability to be successful in basic science research:
From the O-Line to the OR: Baylor College of Medicine's new sports medicine chief draws on his first-hand experienceSep 6, 2016
Dr. Mark Adickes finds ways to translate his NFL lineman experience to his practice and care for athletes in the clinic or on the operating table.
Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Dr. Stacey CarterAug 26, 2016
Dr. Stacey Carter joins the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and the Department of Surgery as an assistant professor.