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2010-03-10 17:00:00

HOUSTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles D. Fraser, Jr., M.D., an internationally recognized leader in pediatric and congenital heart surgery, has been appointed surgeon-in-chief at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, effective July 1. He will lead a team of more than 100 surgeons representing multiple pediatric surgical subspecialties at one of the nation's largest children's hospitals. (Read a biography and view a slideshow of Dr. Fraser). (Photo:...

2010-02-25 14:44:00

DENVER, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Leonard, MD, pediatric cardiac surgeon at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children, is among the first in the country to achieve certification in the new subspecialty Congenital Cardiac Surgery designated by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100225/LA61155LOGO) He has been certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and now adds the Congenital Cardiac...

2009-12-29 14:20:00

After prenatal diagnosis with complex birth defects, hundreds of babies and mothers received world-class, unique services at the Special Delivery Unit at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 240 babies born in 2009 in the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit (SDU) at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are ringing in 2010 with their joyful families. Families from 24 states traveled to Children's Hospital for expert...

2009-09-16 09:34:37

The government of Abu Dhabi is donating $150 million to the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, hospital officials announced Wednesday. The gift, to be paid over five years, will enable the institution to hire more than 100 surgeons, researchers and staff members, the Washington Post reports. It was arranged by Joseph E. Robert Jr., 57, a prominent Washington philanthropist with ties to Children's and personal connections to members of Abu Dhabi's royal family. CEO Edwin K....

2009-06-30 15:26:00

DENVER, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Zoo and HealthONE's Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) revealed today Denver's newest mascot, Jack, the Rocky Mountain river otter. Jack, named after Dr. Jack Chang, is the official animal mascot of the new pediatric hospital. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090630/LA40461) Dr. Chang is a pediatric and neonatal surgeon, retired from active medical practice, was among a group of pediatric physicians, pediatric sub-specialists...

2009-01-07 11:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The surgical lights are on, the operating-room cameras rolling. Action is under way in the West Coast's most advanced pediatric surgery center, at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090107/AQW023) The seven new operating rooms, which opened in December, provide the latest in imaging and communication technologies, allowing surgeons to operate with unprecedented precision, speed...

2008-09-16 12:00:50

Three internationally known pediatric surgeons from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and its academic children's hospital, CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Children's Hospital, are this year's recipients of the prestigious Julio Palmaz Award for Innovation in Healthcare and the Biosciences. Robert M. Campbell, Jr., M.D., Melvin D. Smith, M.D. (deceased) and Kaye E. Wilkins, D.V.M., M.D. are each being honored for devising innovative ideas that have had tangible, life-saving...


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