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What started as a medical mission to save the life of one child in Venezuela has grown into a program that is building liver transplant programs for children across the Caribbean and Central America.
Earlier this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated treatment guidelines to endorse recommendations for earlier weight loss surgery in children with obesity.
Columbia surgeons performed the first pediatric total artificial heart surgery in the Northeast.
A patient endured a brutal rare disease for five years with no relief. Finally he found an expert who understood. And could help.
- November 15, 2021
Marcos Vidal Melo, an internationally renowned cardiopulmonary scientist and anesthesiologist, has joined Columbia as chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology.
- November 12, 2021
Recent observations suggest that surgery is possible for some pancreatic cancer patients who are initially deemed inoperable.
- October 15, 2021
Columbia breast cancer patient Karin Diamond credits regular mammograms for catching her cancer early and her surgeon's use of intraoperative radiation for keeping her cancer-free.
- October 7, 2021
After infection with the COVID virus, where does the immune system store the memory? A new study finds memory cells take up residence in the lung to protect against reinfection.
- September 16, 2021
Many patients delay treatment because they remember the long recoveries endured by their mom or grandmother, but most patients can now be treated in the office with less invasive procedures.
- September 3, 2021
Yoon, a surgical oncologist expert in the treatment of gastric cancer, sarcoma, and melanoma, is also the new vice chair of surgical oncology research and education in the Department of Surgery.
- July 29, 2021
A transplant team at NewYork-Presbyterian and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons gave a young man with cystic fibrosis new hope with a triple-organ transplant.
- July 5, 2021
Michael Vitale, a leading spine expert, shares 8 essential facts parents and caregivers should know about this common, treatable condition.
- July 1, 2021
Even a brief exposure to addictive medications for surgery-related pain or anxiety can lead to long-term use, a study by Columbia researchers has found.
- June 1, 2021
Christine Hsu Rohde, MD, MPH, professor of surgery, succeeds Robert Grant, MD, as chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at CUIMC.