Pediatrics

Methodist Hospital’s Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Program: Nationally Recognized Care for Adult and Pediatric Patients

With an enduring legacy of excellent outcomes, the Blood and Marrow Stem Cell Transplant Program is the destination of choice for patients with bone marrow disease in the San Antonio region and beyond.


The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio Delivers High-quality Obstetric and Maternal-Fetal Medicine

From inpatient care for complex deliveries to outpatient treatment at convenient community locations, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio offers a broad network of services for mothers and infants, improving access and coordinating treatments for patients with high-risk pregnancies.


A Center of Excellence for Children With Heart Problems Opens Its Doors

The University Children’s Health Heart Center at University Health System is designed for the care and comfort of patients and their families, designed to meet their physical and emotional needs.


A World-class Expert in Respiratory Support Reimagines Mechanical Ventilation

Neonatologist Adel Bougatef, MD, PhD, has partnered with San Antonio pediatric respiratory durable medical equipment provider Wave Healthcare to create an approach to mechanical ventilation that accounts for each individual patient’s unique lung compliance with the goal of reducing ventilation-related complications.


University Hospital Becomes a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center: A major milestone for South Texas and the care of seriously injured children

Bethany Coomes was about to step through the back door of her Universal City home just as the flash enveloped her 7-year-old daughter Stella in the backyard. Her 13-year-old son, who was fond of creating experiments — “the day before it was cornstarch and water,” Bethany says — was constructing a flaming moat in the backyard, pouring rubbing alcohol into a bowl and lighting it with a grill lighter.


The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio — Changing the Landscape of Pediatric Care

Since beginning its transformation journey in 2012, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio has ushered in a new era of pediatric care in the country’s seventh largest city.


Tailored to Fit Their Size: Pediatric Orthopedics at UT Medicine San Antonio

As recently as 1970, children’s orthopedic needs remained within the scope of adult orthopedic surgeons. In fact, according to the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, only nine orthopedic surgeons in the United States and Canada concentrated on children’s cases. Today, specialists in Pediatric Orthopedics at UT Medicine San Antonio know, as the age-old medical school wisdom goes, children are not just little adults. The dedicated pediatric practice at UT Medicine San Antonio blends advanced surgical techniques, physical therapy and less invasive treatments with a passion for helping all children.


At University Health System, a Children’s Heart Program That Embraces Families

The South Texas Pediatric Congenital Heart Center at University Health System reimagines its congenital heart program with a family-centered approach and innovative new variable acuity rooms.


The Health Collaborative

Improving the Health Status of the Community by Supporting Family Health and Fitness


Children’s Hospital of San Antonio—Building a New Community for Excellence in Pediatric Health Care

Nearly one year after the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio announced its partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, dramatic changes in staff are propelling the hospital quickly forward.