Trauma surgeon’s invention redesigns antiquated technology aimed to save lives

September 9, 2021

Frustrated with the outdated technology he found throughout his medical and military surgical career, Ramon Cestero, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, trauma surgeon and clinical professor in the Department of Surgery, invented a new design for an abdominal surgical retractor, helping to advance surgical procedures and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Cestero served as an active-duty U.S. […]

Lone Star Health News: Lone Stars on the Medical Frontier: Dr. Richard Peterson says pioneering surgery could reverse diabetes

May 21, 2021

Dr. Richard Peterson, Surgery/Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, and Dr. Ralph DeFronzo, Medicine/Diabetes, are featured in this Lone Star Health News article that highlights the minimally invasive procedure, developed by researchers and physicians at UT Health San Antonio, University Health and Texas Biomedical Research Institute, that is showing promising results to improve patients’ health and minimize […]