A new peer support program aims to break the stigma and connect those Veterans with others who understand. There are more than 800 peer support specialists nation-wide, 14 of which work at the Houston VA.
More than 50 physicians affiliated with MEDVAMC in Houston appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2013. Only 5% of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, which is decided by impartial peer review.
MEDVAMC physicians are now employing cutting-edge laser technology for military Veterans needing eye surgery. We obtained a state-of-the-art LenSx image-guided femtosecond laser for Veterans who need cataract surgery.
Vietnam Veteran Bruce Fry of Houston has participated in a study sponsored by the Rehabilitation R&D at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) to treat his symptoms related to Parkinson’s disease.
Army Veteran Lucius Huffman was the 10,000th Veteran to enroll from the Houston area, and was thanked by the Houston MVP staff with an “MVP” lapel pin and a certificate of appreciation signed by the MEDVAMC director.
Surgeons at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (MEDVAMC) recently performed complex double aneurysm surgery to save the life of a 63-year-old, Army Veteran suffering from a thoracic and abdominal aneurysm.
This event will involve community, government, healthcare & political groups in southeast Texas coming together to pool resources and coordinate services to serve a growing number of Veterans seeking mental health care.