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3-D-printed tracheal splints used in groundbreaking pediatric surgery

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has performed Georgia's first-ever procedure to place 3-D-printed tracheal splints in a pediatric patient. A cross-functional team of Children's surgeons used three custom-made splints, which biomedical engineers at the ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 19 Sep 2018

Practical pearls in pediatric vitreoretinal surgery

Pediatric retina surgery is not for the faint of heart. The stakes could not be higher for the youngest of our patients, and the margin between success and failure is razor thin. In surgery, as in medicine, small innovations and stepwise refinements to ...

Source: Healio
Published: 17 Aug 2018

Children’s Health: Why Your Child Needs a Pediatric Surgeon

In the past, society often thought of children as just “little adults” and used similar treatment methods on children as they did grown-ups. As we’ve progressed, we’ve learned that children actually need very different care than adults. Children ...

Source: WGHP
Published: 23 Jul 2018

Pediatric Surgeon Develops Groundbreaking Less-Invasive Heart Surgery

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — It’s a fairly common birth defect that often corrects itself as the child gets older, but when it doesn’t doctors have to open up the chest leaving large scars on the child’s chest. But one Sutter Health doctor has come up with ...

Source: CBS Sacramento
Published: 04 Aug 2018

J. Alex Haller Jr., Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeon who gained fame in separating conjoined twins, dies

Dr. J. Alex Haller Jr., a retired Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeon recalled as the “father of pediatric trauma care,” died of respiratory arrest June 13 at his Glencoe home. He was 91. He was a professor emeritus of pediatrics, surgery and emergency ...

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 16 Jun 2018

Montreal Children’s Hospital surgeon first Canadian elected to American pediatric surgery board

Dr. Pramod Puligandla, a surgeon with the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH), has been elected to the pediatric surgery board of the American Board of Surgery. “The little feather in the cap is that I’m the first Canadian to be appointed to this ...

Source: Global News
Published: 16 May 2018

Children's Hospital Colorado surgeon receives awards for contribution to pediatric surgery

Aurora, Colo. (June 5, 2018) - World-renowned Children's Hospital Colorado (Children's Colorado) Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Alberto Peña has been named the recipient of the 2018 American Pediatric Surgical Association (ASPA) Robert E. Gross Award for ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 06 Jun 2018

How Can I Find the Best Pediatric Surgeon for My Child?

While your child's pediatrician or your family doctor can likely make a referral to a good pediatric surgeon, you may also want to do some research to review your options. (Getty Images) Spring is finally giving way to summer, and with the lengthening days ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 25 May 2018

Doctor from Edmonton making name for himself in pediatric surgery

An Edmonton man has made it big in the world of medicine for the young. Pramod Puligandla, a professor of pediatric surgery, pediatrics and surgery at McGill University in Montreal, has been elected to the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of ...

Source: Edmonton Journal
Published: 21 May 2018

Caring for Kids: Austin Catholic principal, pediatric surgeon, Red Wings executive support children’s initiatives

On his monthly radio program, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation President and CEO Larry Burns talks to community, government and business leaders about issues related to children’s health and wellness in Michigan. Guests in May included Janel ...

Source: Crain's Detroit
Published: 29 May 2018

Medical Monday: Robotic surgery for pediatric patients

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Robotic surgeries continue to advance,and this technology is now being used for surgeries on tiny patients. Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Michael Taylor says utilizing the da Vinci Robot for pediatric surgeries helps with precision.

Source: WJHG
Published: 15 Jan 2018

Pediatric Surgery

The Section of Pediatric Surgery provides exceptional surgical care to infants, children and adolescents who require surgical intervention for routine and complex medical issues. Pediatric surgeons, intensivists, and nursing staff are available around the ...

Source: bumc.bu.edu
Published: 12 May 2018

OrthoPediatrics Corp. Announces First Surgery Performed with Pediatric Nailing Platform | FEMUR

June 04, 2018 16:30 ET | Source: OrthoPediatrics Corp. WARSAW, Ind., June 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OrthoPediatrics Corp. (“OrthoPediatrics”) (NASDAQ:KIDS), a company exclusively focused on advancing the field of pediatric orthopedics, announced ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 06 Apr 2018

Wisconsin surgeon performs 'surgery' on pediatric patient's stuffed animal

Every patient at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is treated with care— even the stuffed, cuddly kind. A photo of a doctor performing surgery on a stuffed toy has gone viral, gaining over 9,000 likes since it was posted on Dec. 28. In it, Dr ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 09 Jan 2017

Where Are They Now? Stories of Adult Survivors of Pediatric Heart Surgery

When Patrick Lowery was born, he had 10 fingers and 10 toes, wailed upon delivery and, by all other accounts, appeared a normal, healthy baby. Twenty-four hours later, he was anything but. Lowery was hemorrhaging and having seizures, and doctors detected ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 26 Jun 2018

Madonna-Funded Children’s Surgery Institute Opens in Malawi

Madonna announced today the Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care will open at the Queen Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, on July 11. The unit, named after Madonna’s Malawi-born daughter, Mercy James, is the first of its ...

Source: Variety
Published: 07 Jul 2017

Our Faculty

Michael G. Caty, MD, MMM, is the Robert Pritzker Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Section of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery. He also serves as the Surgeon-in-Chief of the Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. Board certified in ...

Source: medicine.yale.edu
Published: 08 Jun 2017

A Grey’s Anatomy Catch-up Guide For No Matter How Far Behind You Are

Not great for her, but good for everyone else questioning what happened to this show. Dr. Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw): Pediatric surgeon and wearer of rolly sneakers. She has a lot of pep, which is a departure for Grey’s Anatomy. “Elevator Love ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 11 Oct 2018

New report: Pediatric heart surgery outcome data from 5 area hospitals

Today’s guest blogger is Ryan R. Davies, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon in the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. Last week, a first-of-its-kind report issued by the ...

Source: philly.com
Published: 05 Mar 2015

New Pediatric Surgery Standards

The American College of Surgeons has issued new standards aimed at ensuring surgical facilities achieve optimal outcomes in young patients by meeting the medical, emotional and social needs of children and infants. The standards categorize facilities by ...

Source: OutpatientSurgery
Published: 04 Mar 2014

Pediatric surgeon dies trying to save two kids from Lake Michigan

Dr. Donald Liu died as he lived, saving children. The pediatric surgeon was with his wife for a weekend getaway when he spotted two children struggling in Lake Michigan off a small beach in Berrien County Michigan Sunday morning. Liu was able to help the ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 06 Aug 2012

Democrats talk Kavanaugh impeachment

Sometimes I'll eat them. Dagen. MCDOWELL: More kindness. So Dr. P. Daniel McNeely is a pediatric surgeon in Nova Scotia, and he received a request from one of his patients. He could refuse it. Eight-year-old patient Jackson was going into surgery ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 09 Oct 2018

CMS to investigate pediatric heart surgery deaths at Florida hospital

The federal government said Friday it is launching an official investigation into reports of least nine babies dying since 2011 after undergoing open-heart surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Fla. “We take these allegations very ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 05 Jun 2015

LVH dedicates new pediatric surgery center

Local developer helps fund new pediatric surgery center for Lehigh Valley Health Network Lehigh Valley Health Network dedicated a new pediatric surgical facility Friday in honor of one of the region's biggest developers and his wife. The J.B. and Kathleen ...

Source: The Morning Call
Published: 08 Apr 2016

Referral to Pediatric Surgical Specialists

A pediatric surgeon has completed a 5-year residency training in general ... This document is copyrighted and is property of the American Academy of Pediatrics and its Board of Directors. All authors have filed conflict of interest statements with the ...

Source: pediatrics.aappublications.org
Published: 27 Jan 2014

Long career path for Chicago pediatric surgeon

If you want to practice medicine, be prepared to do your homework. Just ask Dr. Katherine Barsness, a pediatric surgeon at Ann and Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Barsness has been through 17 years of formal education. In addition to her ...

Source: Chicago Tribune
Published: 25 Jun 2012

Standardizing Pediatric Surgery Through Classifications

Classifying pediatric surgical facilities by the level of care and the specialized resources they're able to deliver can help patients to obtain the safest, most effective treatment, say the American College of Surgeons and the Children's Hospital Association.

Source: OutpatientSurgery
Published: 03 Sep 2014