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 […]
“I would never live in a community that doesn’t have a children’s hospital,” says Dr. Mustafa Kabeer, a CHOC Specialists pediatric surgeon. Dr. Kabeer and his three partners – all fathers – firmly believe that ill or injured children require the clinical expertise and compassionate, family-centered care unique to pediatric facilities, like CHOC. “Kids aren’t […]
Though commonly found in children, lumps and bumps are don’t always require surgery, Dr. Troy Reyna, a pediatric surgeon at CHOC, tells “American Health Journal.” These conditions can occur anywhere under the skin, and are commonly found in the head and neck region, says Dr. Reyna. Learn more about lumps and bumps in “American Health […]