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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

Going to the Emergency Room | Your Child’s First Emergency Room Visit

It’s natural that you might have to visit the emergency room with your child at some point. In this MomTalks ...

Mom Docs

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

Taking your child to their first dentist appointment is an exciting milestone. However, it may also bring about many questions. ...

Mom Docs

Fall Allergy Relief For Your Child

Enjoying the cool air during fall is refreshing after the heat of the summer months. Unfortunately, many kids struggle with ...

Mom Docs

Kids and Cell Phones | How Young is Too Young?

My older son started middle school this year, and he did so without a cellphone. Yes, that’s right, my son ...

Mom Docs

MomTalks: The Series | St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Laura High and Kendra Whittle are here to introduce our new series: MomTalks! Each week, Laura & Kendra will be ...

Mom Docs

Why Do Teens Cut Themselves?

Teens are constantly facing new emotions and stressful experiences. Dr. Sarah Garwood discusses why some teens may consider self-harm and ...