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

Dr. J. Alex Haller, Jr. was a Johns Hopkins surgeon who gained fame after separating infant Siamese twins during a 1982 operation. Dr. J. Alex Haller, Jr. was a Johns Hopkins surgeon who gained fame after separating infant Siamese twins during a 1982 ...

Source: The Baltimore Sun
Published: 16 Jun 2018

Alex Haller, pioneer of pediatric surgery at Johns Hopkins, dies at 91

J. Alex Haller Jr., a pioneer in pediatric surgery, pediatric trauma treatment, and biomedical ethics who transformed the practice of pediatric care at Johns Hopkins and throughout the nation, died on Wednesday in Glencoe, Maryland. He was 91. A professor ...

Source: HUB
Published: 19 Jun 2018

Elmezzi Scholar wins pediatric surgery research award

Surgery is often the primary course of action to stop a cancer from growing, but can also promote metastasis. Dr. Maloney's research focused on preventing metastasis of osteosarcoma. Osteosarcoma is the most common form of bone cancer in children and young ...

Source: PR Newswire
Published: 19 Jun 2018

In a first, Andhra doctors perform ‘living donor pediatric liver transplant’ surgery on seven-yr-old

VIJAYAWADA: In a first of its kind in the State, Manipal Hospitals has successfully performed ‘living donor pediatric liver transplant’ to give a new lease of life to a 7-year -old girl, Ramya, in a marathon surgery that lasted for 16 hours. Addressing ...

Source: The New Indian Express
Published: 12 Jun 2018

UofL names new chief of pediatric cardiac surgery division

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (June 14, 2018) — Dr. Bahaaldin Alsoufi has joined the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of Louisville and Norton Children’s Hospital as the new chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery.

Source: Lane Report
Published: 14 Jun 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

Factors ID'd for Persistent Opioid Use After Pediatric Surgery

HealthDay News — Higher daily average inpatient pain scores and higher postoperative opioid consumption are associated with a subsequent persistent opioid use of up to six months among pediatric patients undergoing major oncologic surgery, according to a ...

Source: Monthly Prescribing Reference
Published: 07 Jun 2018

Nationwide Children's Hospital pediatric surgeon named CEO of Nemours Foundation

Nationwide Children's Hospital pediatric surgeon named CEO of Nemours Foundation Dr. Larry Moss, a pediatric surgeon, has been named the newest CEO of the Nemours Foundation, the hospital system announced Tuesday. Check out this story on delawareonline.com ...

Source: The News Journal
Published: 05 Jun 2018

Nationwide Children's top surgeon named CEO of Florida pediatric system

Nationwide Children's Hospital's top surgeon has been named CEO of a Florida pediatric hospital. Dr. Larry Moss starts Oct. 1 at Nemours Children’s Health System in Jacksonville, where he succeeds Dr. David Bailey, who is retiring after 21 years with the ...

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 06 Jun 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: 04 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: 17 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

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: 03 Oct 2017

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: 08 Jul 2017

Disease risk after pediatric heart surgery

Infections and autoimmune diseases are more common among people who have undergone heart surgery as children and had their thymus removed at the same time, which is often done to get access to the heart. This is evident in a study published in the Journal ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 22 Feb 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

PICTURES: New pediatric surgery center at LVH

A look inside the new J.B. and Kathleen Reilly ChildrenÕs Surgery Center in Lehigh Valley Hospital. The 15,000-square-foot facility features pediatric surgeons, who use minimally invasive state-of-the-art technology for general pediatric surgeries ...

Source: The Morning Call
Published: 08 Apr 2016

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 Oct 2017

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: 08 Jul 2017

Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Journal of Pediatric Surgery presents original contributions as well as a complete international abstracts section and other special departments to provide the most current source of information and references in pediatric surgery. The journal is based on ...

Source: Phys.org
Published: 17 Mar 2017

Texas Children's Hospital Rankings & Ratings

A hospital's pediatric Gastroenterology & GI surgery score is based on various measures of clinical care. Eighty-five percent of each hospital's score comes from data collected through a detailed U.S. News clinical survey of children's hospitals ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 01 Apr 2017

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

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

Bueno named chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Reuben Bueno Jr., M.D., associate professor of Plastic Surgery, is returning to Vanderbilt University School of Medicine as co-director of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and also as director of the ...

Source: Vanderbilt University News
Published: 04 Sep 2014

Opinion Roundup: GOP's state budget, raising minimum wage, judicial redistricting, legalizing marijuana and more

DUNCAN MORTON: No, Mr. McColl, the Atrium-anesthesiology fight is over quality, not resistance to growth (Charlotte Observer column) -- A pediatric surgeon of 38 years issues a rebuttal of Hugh McColl, who had said that Atrium's fight with Southeast ...

Source: WRAL
Published: 14 Jun 2018

Former Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden helps bring pediatric heart surgeon to Oklahoma

When the Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center announced Friday that it has expanded its resources — including the introduction of a new pediatric heart surgeon — to provide complex heart care to children, former Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 14 Feb 2014

When home is a hospital room: A daughter’s fight, a father’s love

Within hours of learning Harper had surgery, Jon’s crew at Whitby Fire Department headquarters ... surgeons were removing a medulloblastoma — the most common pediatric brain cancer — from the lower back part of her head. It took the doctors three ...

Source: Toronto Star
Published: 15 Jun 2018

The Health 202: Donna Shalala supports Bernie Sanders-style health care. That wasn't always the case.

(AP Photo/David Goldman) OUCH: Flu killed 172 children from October to May, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Friday, making this season the one of the deadliest since federal health officials began tracking pediatric deaths 14 ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 11 Jun 2018

This Week’s Wedding Announcements

as the medical director for pediatric practices in the area that are affiliated ... Dr. Friedman, 27, is to begin a neurological surgery residency on June 13 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He graduated from Pomona College and received a medical degree ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 01 Apr 2018