#LetsBuildAmazing Update


The first of 2,500 tons of structural steel started going up early this week at the construction site of the new Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. Construction crews also continue to pour concrete at the new facility. To date, more than 65,000 of the anticipated 95,000 square feet of first level concrete have […]

Meet an #AmazingPediatrician: Dr. Christopher Funes


As a parent, we understand how important it is to feel comfortable with the team taking care of your child’s health. Our pediatricians are dedicated to providing your child with the best care possible. We’d like to take some time and introduce you to our pediatricians, one by one. Christopher Funes, MD, FAAP, is just […]

Extending Healthcare Across the World


(from left: Dr. Alma Cruz, pediatric resident; Dr. Amy Wood, Director of Global Health; Dr. Kent Willis, pediatric residency graduate) Medically speaking, the world is becoming smaller. From leisure and business travel, to immigration and displaced people groups, we now see diseases we once thought were regionally contained or eliminated by vaccines. One of the […]

16 Years Later: My Advice to Other Nurses


(From L to R: Nicole Telhiard, Vice President, Patient Care Services; John Deshotel, Nurse Excellence Award Recipient; Christina Culotta, Interim UM Manager, Medical Management) It may seem crazy, but my first job out of nursing school was at Our Lady of the Lake. Sixteen years later, I’m still here. Being a part of this hospital […]

[Videos] Why We Became Doctors


It’s our mission to serve our patients. From giving routine preventive care to providing treatment for more serious conditions, we extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to those most in need each and every day. While we all have a calling to serve, the way we came to be physicians is different. Each of […]