In honor of Doctor’s Day, CHOC physicians share their personal wellness techniques and advice for other physicians.
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, […]