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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Improving the Health Status of the Community by Supporting Family Health and Fitness
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.
This year, Methodist Children’s Hospital celebrates 15 years at the forefront of pediatric care. With a family-centered philosophy and unparalleled breadth of specialty services, Methodist Children’s Hospital provides children of the San Antonio area the highest quality care.