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New Neurology Chief Focuses on Research and Collaboration for Better Patient Care 

With an insatiable curiosity and passion for patient care, pediatric neurologist Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD, doesn’t accept the status quo ...

Departments

The Pros and Cons of Vertebral Body Tethering for Scoliosis

Scott Luhmann, MD, a Washington University orthopedic surgeon at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has expertise in a variety of procedures ...

Patient Stories

Historic Heart-Lung Transplant Saves Baby

Jack was born in January 2018 with an underdeveloped heart and severely damaged lungs—hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Clearly a fighter, ...

Mom Docs

The Dangers of Juuling | Keeping Your Teen Safe

Juuling is the new “cool” thing to do among teenagers. Have you heard of it? If you’re like many parents, ...

Patient Stories

Nerve Surgery Leads to Remarkable Recovery After Boating Accident 

It was a perfect, sunny Memorial Day weekend on a private lake near New Florence, Missouri, when Ashton Yates, 11, ...

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The Head-Heart Connection

In search of the best way to protect the brain development of children with congenital heart disease Dr. Ortinau hopes ...

Patient Stories

Owen Kicked Cancer - Twice

Owen has been through more than most kids his age. “Owen is, and always will be, a survivor, but there’s ...

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Clinic Helps Children With Congenital Heart Disease Reach Their Full Potential

Children with congenital heart disease are now surviving and living longer lives because of advances in surgeries and medical management. ...

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Cancer Research Takes a Quantum Leap

Todd Druley, MD, PhD, a Washington University pediatric oncologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has been awarded the Hyundai Hope ...