KSAT 12: Heart disease is very real, don’t miss the signs

February 4, 2021

Dr. Dawn Hui, Cardiothoracic Surgery, was interviewed for two segments that aired on KSAT 12’s 9 a.m. newscast and a full story that aired during their Noon newscast. Her messaging to viewers focused on heart disease prevention and the American Heart Association’s Don’t Die of Doubt campaign. Read and watch the story.


Laredo Morning Times: Opinion commentary: Center marks 5,000 life-saving transplants in San Antonio

February 1, 2021

Dr. Francisco Cigarroa’s opinion piece, celebrating 5,000 life-saving transplants at our University Transplant Center, was published in the Laredo Morning Times; while 2020 was a tragic year in which COVID-19 claimed the lives of so many, University Transplant Center pushed forward as generous organ donors made it possible to save lives through transplant surgery. Read […]




News 4: Flying can be low risk if passengers avoid one temptation

December 28, 2020

Dr. Anthony Hartzler, General and Hospital Medicine, commented to News 4 San Antonio regarding the importance of mask wearing when flying, when 6-foot distancing is not being maintained, as even a sophisticated ventilation system may not prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you take off your mask; Dr. Hartzler emphasized that COVID is primarily transmitted […]