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Warner Appointed Chief of Newborn Medicine

On January 1, 2019, Barbara Warner, MD, MS, transitioned to chief of newborn medicine. Dr. Warner succeeds F. Sessions Cole, ...

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Number 4,000 – Dr. Park Reaches an SDR Surgical Milestone

By Pam McGrath On November 15, 2018, Washington University neurosurgeon T.S. Park, MD, performed his 4,000 selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) ...

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Malone Appointed Medical Director of Ethics

By Pam McGrath Washington University pediatric critical care physician Jay Malone, MD, MS, has been appointed medical director of ethics ...

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Motion Analysis Center Offers Comprehensive Gait Evaluation

By Pam McGrath St. Louis Children’s Hospital now offers comprehensive gait evaluations for children with mobility problems at its newly ...

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Physician Profile: Holly Hoefgen, MD, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist

By Pam McGrath Even before entering medical school, Holly Hoefgen, MD, Washington University pediatric and adolescent gynecologist at St. Louis ...

Mom Docs

How to Comfort Your Child’s Broken Heart

 How can you, as a parent, help comfort your child’s broken heart after they go through a breakup? Few ...

Mom Docs

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Once, when working in the ER, I saw a family of four adults and five kids who came in with ...

Patient Stories

St. Louis Children's Hospital Celebrates 4,000th SDR Surgery / Ivy's Steps

More than 4,000 children from around the world are able to take strong or first steps thanks to Dr. T.S. ...

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Puberty and Hormones | What to Expect As a Parent

Puberty is one of the first steps in a child’s journey to adulthood. It’s an exciting time but navigating hormone ...