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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.
- June 13, 2014
Pediatric urology surgeon Pasquale Casale explains the advantages of robotic surgery for both children and their surgeons
- June 11, 2014
The John Jones Surgical Society will honor the legacy of Ken Forde, a member of the Columbia University Medical Center community for nearly 60 years.
- May 27, 2014
Surgeons at P&S are the first in the U.S. to report a fully laparoscopic hepatectomy—removal of a portion of the liver—from a living adult donor for adult and teenage recipients.
- April 24, 2014
Columbia has contributed in significant ways to the history of organ transplantation.
- April 18, 2014
New bone marrow transplant unit specializes in cutting-edge treatments for blood cancers and autoimmune diseases.
- April 11, 2014
12 facts about becoming an organ donor, from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
- February 20, 2014
The American Medical Association has honored P&S student Gregory Joice for his research.
- February 18, 2014
Dr. Arnold P. Advincula has been named vice chair of women's health in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at CUMC and chief of gynecology at the Sloane Hospital for Women at NYP.
- January 24, 2014
To combat the rise of obesity in teens, physicians and other medical professionals have been promoting physical education and healthier diets for children. But for some teens, these are not enough.
- January 24, 2014
In honor of National Healthy Weight Week, we spoke with Dr. Judith Korner, Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC, about how to determine if you are at a healthy weight and, if you're overweight, what to do to get healthy.