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Doctor Helps More Than 4,000 Cerebral Palsy Patients Walk

Ivy Roger made history by making the trip from a small town in Australia to St. Louis Children's Hospital, where ...

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Medical Animation: Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a seizure disorder in which there is a sudden, temporary change in how the brain functions. The healthy ...


Irish Rugby Star Flies Daughter to St. Louis for Life-Changing Surgery

"To actually be witnessing her walking for the first time on Friday, it's just hard to describe as a parent," ...

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Neurology and Neurosurgery Programs Nationally Recognized 

U.S. News & World Report has again ranked St. Louis Children’s Hospital-Washington University School of Medicine among America’s Best Children’s ...


Moyamoya Expertise Allows Stacey to Bounce Back After Strokes 

As 6-year-old Stacey was getting ready for her bath, she suddenly couldn’t move her left arm. Moments later, the left ...


T.S. Park, MD, Honored at Neurosurgery Symposium

On Sept. 9, the Department of Neurosurgery at Washington University School of Medicine held a symposium honoring Tae Sung Park ...

Patient Stories

Wyatt: Surgeons Collaborate to Improve Treatment for Craniosynostosis

When Wyatt Heilman was 4 months old, he was diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a condition that occurs when one or more ...

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Tyler's Story: Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

Tyler King is just four years old, but his determination is inspiring. For the first four years of his life ...

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The Ride That Changed Their Lives

Erin Mazzola remembers looking at a clock right before she left an area hospital. Ten minutes later they arrived at ...