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U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT NAMES HOUSTON METHODIST HOSPITAL NO. 1 IN TEXAS FOR SEVENTH YEAR

U.S. News & World Report has named Houston Methodist Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the seventh year in a row.
U.S. News & World Report has named Houston Methodist Hospital the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the seventh year in a row. 
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Historic ORs closing

Dr. Michael E. DeBakey and his team perform heart surgery in the Fondren-Brown OR at Houston Methodist Hospital.
After running non-stop for nearly 50 years, Houston Methodist Hospital is closing the operating rooms where surgeons performed some of the world’s firsts in heart surgery. The Heart Center is moving into Houston Methodist’s new $700 million Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower, opening in August. Read more

Implantable device provides new treatment option for epilepsy patients

After experiencing four to five seizures a week for six years, Richard Pollitt, left, had a device implanted in his brain to help prevent seizures. The device provides data that allows his physician, Houston Methodist neurologist Amit Verma, M.D., right, to track the activity of his brain and the device to improve care.

Richard Pollitt was at the end of his rope after years of suffering regular seizures, with some lasting five minutes and preventing him from working and enjoying his favorite pastimes. Desperate for relief after medications did not work, Pollitt had a small battery-powered device implanted in his skull to control seizures. Now he rarely has them. Read more

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 Houston Methodist adds depth to cancer biology, surgical oncology, and cancer prevention and control programs
Houston Methodist Cancer Center, under the leadership of Jenny C. Chang, M.D., has expanded its basic cancer research program, cancer prevention and control efforts, and surgical oncology services with the addition of two national recruits.   Qing Yi, M.D., Ph.D., recently joined Houston Methodist C...
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