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New hospital president focuses on strong physician partnerships

St. Louis Children’s Hospital has a new leader as of Nov. 12, 2018. Mark Shen, MD, MBA, has taken the ...

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A Sister's Gift Saves Her Brothers

The Rankins’ bustling household includes four children: Camry, 15; Camren, 13; Camari, 11; and Camar, 6. With the mix of ...

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3D Spinal Models Improve Surgical Planning and Execution

Riley Jones, 14, was born with three extra vertebrae that caused a sharp angular deformity of the spine and compressed ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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 Neonatologist Cynthia Ortinau, ...

Patient Stories

Owen Kicked Cancer - Twice

During a routine surgery to repair a hernia, Owen Williams’ doctors found something much more menacing: a tumor in the ...