This study is one of the first to stratify injury severity based on the type of surgical treatment required.
Virtual Pediatric Lecture Series: Mandibular Distraction
CHOC’s virtual lecture series continues with Mandibular Distraction for Neonatal Airway Obstruction: New Insights & Future Directions.
In the Spotlight: Amber Leis, M.D.
Putting patients’ emotional well-being first, plastic surgeon Dr. Amber Leis’ highest priority is that patients feel cared for and healed.
In the Spotlight: Raj Vyas, M.D.
Dr. Raj Vyas is a pediatric plastic surgeon specializing in reconstructive plastic surgery including clefts and craniofacial anomalies.
When Vascular Anomalies Are More Than a Blemish
Many babies are born with small blemishes—a little patch of redness here, a birthmark there. While these typically aren’t cause for concern, some cases may become problematic and require extra care. “If a hemangioma is in a cosmetically sensitive area, or if it’s impairing vision, eating or hearing, it should be referred to a specialist,” […]
Dr. Daniel Jaffurs Discusses Cleft Lip, Palate Repair
The chances that a child will have a cleft lip or palate can increase if a parent, close relative or another sibling experienced the condition, but the increased risk is still small, Dr. Daniel Jaffurs, a CHOC plastic surgeon, tells “American Health Journal.” Whether a child will experience clefting relies on a variety of factors, […]