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Director of Communications: McKay Heim, (214) 559-8300, mckay.heim@tsrh.org
Senior Communications Officer: Manny Mendoza, (214) 559-8580, manny.mendoza@tsrh.org
Communications Officer: Taylor Pass, (214) 559-8395, taylor.pass@tsrh.org
Communications Officer: Jacqueline Baer, (214) 559-8352, jacqueline.baer@tsrh.org

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Amputee Ski Trip Spotlight: Ryan, age 15 of Rockwall, Texas

Ryan, age 15 of Rockwall, Texas, has been at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) his entire life. Ryan was born with bone missing in his right leg and as a result, his leg did not fully form. With a positive and playful attitude, Ryan tells anyone who asks that a shark bit off [...]

Amputee Ski Trip Spotlight: Marilou, age 16 of Laredo

Marilou, age 16 of Laredo, Texas, has been a patient at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) for almost as long as she can remember. She was born with limb differences in her legs, which led to her need for prosthetics. When Marilou is not playing music in the band at her high school, [...]

Amputee Ski Trip Spotlight: Josiah, age 16 of Dallas

Josiah, age 16 of Dallas, Texas, has been a patient at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) since he was two years old. Leg length discrepancy first brought Josiah to Scottish Rite Hospital, but in 2012 he had an amputation and has since moved exclusively to the TSRHC prosthetics department. Josiah is a lover [...]

Amputee Ski Trip Spotlight: Jazmyn, age 16 of Irving, Texas

Jazmyn, age 16 of Irving, Texas, has been treated at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) since 2013. Due to the development of Osteosarcoma in her bones, she now wears a full leg prosthesis. This will be Jazmyn’s first year going on the TSRHC ski trip and she is very excited to have this [...]

TSRHC to Host 16th Annual Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Seminar for Physicians and Health Care Professionals

On Friday, February 27, 2015, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children will host Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics: Topics for Primary Care. This annual course is designed for pediatricians, family practitioners, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants and health care professionals providing direct care to children. The purpose of the seminar is to equip primary care providers to expertly [...]

TSRHC Leads the Way with Magnetic Spinal Rod System

TSRHC physicians recently performed the hospital’s first noninvasive adjustment of an implanted spinal rod system using groundbreaking magnetic technology. This system is designed to minimize the progression of specific cases of early-onset scoliosis. This revolutionary device is called MAGEC (MAGnetic Expansion Control) System®, distributed by Ellipse Technologies, Inc. The FDA cleared the system for commercial [...]