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Plastic Surgery

Years after high-voltage accident, a proud man's power is restored

Two generations of UT Southwestern surgeons saved Willie Gloria from the effects of a devastating electrical fire – one helped him keep his arm after massive burns; the other helped him regain the mobility and function in his body so he can still play catch with his son.

Prevention

‘The Voice’ of Frisco inspires millions with her songs, and her superpower

Frisco, Texas, native Maelyn Jarmon won Season 16 of The Voice on NBC, despite being deaf in one ear. Her voice captivated coach John Legend and millions of viewers around the country.

Transplant

Complex liver transplant gives Frisco man new lease on life

Of the 7,000 liver transplants that take place nationwide every year, only 1 percent address bile duct cancer in the same surgery. Dr. Parsia Vagefi brought the new surgical protocol for bile duct cancer and liver disease to UT Southwestern in 2018 and he was able to save Frisco resident Juan Cueto with a new liver by transplant and surgically removing the bile duct.

Prevention

Glulams grow in Frisco: An uplifting tale of timber at the new UTSW Medical Center

The glulams featured at UT Southwestern Frisco were cut by hand from Douglas Firs that stood nearly 200 feet tall and 8 feet in diameter.

Prevention

How healthy is Frisco?

Find out how one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. is also one of the most active.

Orthopaedics and Rehab

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Alison Cabrera

Dr. Alison Cabrera is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating sports injuries, such as fractures, ACL and knee problems, as well as shoulder issues. She lives in Prosper and practices nearby at UT Southwestern Frisco.

Back and Spine; Brain

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Kathryn Hoes

Dr. Kathryn Hoes is a neurosurgeon who specializes in complex spine disorders. She will be practicing at UT Southwestern Frisco.

Plastic Surgery

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Nagarkar

Dr. Purushottam Nagarkar is a Frisco plastic surgeon with advanced training in hand and reconstructive surgery. He practices at UT Southwestern Frisco.

Brain; Mental Health

Specialist spotlight: Paging Dr. Nyaz Didehbani

Nyaz Didehbani is a neuropsychologist at UT Southwestern, where she focuses her research and clinical care on concussion. She has worked with more than 70 former NFL players and counsels veterans with TBI, or traumatic brain injury. Dr. Didehbani lives and will be practicing in Frisco, Texas, also known as Sports City USA.

Brain; Orthopaedics and Rehab

Spotlight specialist: Paging Dr. Juan Cabrera

Dr. Juan Cabrera is the medical director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic at UT Southwestern Frisco. He is a traumatic brain injury expert and regularly works with patients to recover from stroke and concussion.