After tests showed Landon had an obstruction in his intestine, his physician recommended an immediate transfer to CHOC for emergency surgery.
Pectus excavatum is the most common congenital chest wall abnormality and can displace the heart as well as limit lung capacity.
CHOC wants its referring physicians to get to know its specialists. Today, meet Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh, a pediatric surgeon. What is your education and training? I attended medical school at George Washington University, and completed my residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School. I completed a pediatric surgery fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington […]
CHOC offers the highest level of care for children requiring brachial plexus surgery. Brachial plexus surgery is a complex procedure that repairs damage to the bundle of connected nerves in the neck region. Damage to these nerves is often caused by birth complications, contact sport collisions and automobile accidents. A severe brachial plexus injury can […]
Dr. Peter Yu specializes in the full spectrum of pediatric surgery, including neonatal, thoracic, and hernia surgery.
Consistent, standardized efforts across several disciplines helped CHOC reduce rates of post-operative hypothermia in neonates by nearly 88 percent, results of a quality improvement project show. Staff decreased the number of babies who returned to the Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with body temperatures below 36 degrees Celsius from 10.7 percent to 1.3 percent following […]