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  • UTMB Makes History with First Uniportal Robotic Lobectomies in the US

    April 9, 2024, 12:53 PM by John Carstens

    The University of Texas Medical Branch marks a significant breakthrough in the field of thoracic surgery as Dr. Roman Petrov, professor of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, successfully performed the first robotic lobectomies in the United States with a single port of entry.

  • Tears

    Dr. Klimberg Featured in Forbes Article

    March 21, 2024, 10:55 AM by John Carstens

    Dr. V. Suzanne Klimberg and colleagues have developed an initiative to address the lack of mammogram capabilities in rural areas by creating a form of breast cancer screening using tears.

  • Dr. Mora Featured on Houston Life

    April 5, 2024, 09:10 AM by Melanie Connolly

    Pediatric surgeon Dr. Mora was recently featured on Houston Life with Click2Houston to discuss how UTMB team members prepare children for surgery.