Tag Archives | Kidney Transplant

Meet Family Man Dr. Dev Desai

Dev Desai, M.D., Ph.D. Surgical Director of Visceral Transplant, Children’s Medical Center Associate Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Immunology, UT Southwestern WHAT HE DOES: Performs kidney and liver transplants, many times traveling to procure the donor organ. BORN AWORLD AWAY: Spent his first two years of life in Bulsar, India; makes regular visits to see […]

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Our Nephrology Department is Top Ten

U.S. News & World Report has named our Nephrology department as one of the top 10 pediatric nephrology programs in the country and we couldn’t be more proud. The department consists of a nephrology clinic, nephrology testing services, and an End Stage Renal Disease Program, which includes inpatient and outpatient hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Here […]

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Children’s in the News

Children’s is regularly featured in the news for a variety of reasons, and we had a few stories come out this week that we wanted to share. Transplant patient on Today Show tomorrow Lyndon Baty has been a patient at Children’s since he was 3. The 15-year-old from Knox City, Texas, spent nearly all of […]

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A search for support

Life is frustrating. Work is hard. Family is harder. And cars always have something wrong with them. But I can at least take comfort in being able to share my gripes with others who endure the same things. It’s not that simple for Jennifer Cagle. Her 6-year-old son, Tanner, suffers from a disease that affects […]

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Let me introduce you to our stars…

>Jubilee Wheatman, Adrian Garcia and Brooke Dively have walked through the doors many times at Children’s. Jubilee for cancer treatment, Adrian for a kidney transplant and Brooke for pacemaker surgery and heart checkups. But last week, all three patients walked through our doors again for a completely different reason. Their visit wasn’t for scans or […]

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Experiences that met expectations

>Before Destani Anderson served as the ballgirl at the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game last weekend, her grandmother told me that she believed it was the chance of a lifetime. Destani rebounded balls for celebrities during warm-ups and passed out water and towels to them during the game. She met Terrell Owens, Magic Johnson, and Mario […]

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