Family Business

The Family Business: Son Follows His Dad into Medicine

Some Houstonians may choose to go on a completely different career path than their parents. But others choose to follow in their family’s footsteps and pursue a career that mirrors that of their parent’s, or another relative. That’s the case with two doctors practicing in the Memorial Herman Health System. Dr. Francisco Maislos is a […]

Some Houstonians may choose to go on a completely different career path than their parents. But others choose to follow in their family's footsteps and pursue a career that mirrors that of their parent's, or another relative.

That's the case with two doctors practicing in the Memorial Herman Health System. Dr. Francisco Maislos is a cardiovascular disease specialist. His son, Gabriel, is a podiatrist.

Houston Matters' Maggie Martin spoke with the physicians about their family's history in medicine. Francisco says his father played a part in his decision to be a doctor.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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