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  • Scenes from CHOC Follies 2012 - Christina and the Crystal Ball
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  • Delphine Lee, Member of CHOC Foundation Board of Directors and Volunteer
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  • Signs and Symptoms of Appendicitis: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
  • Urinary Abnormalities in Children: Dr. Khoury - CHOC Children's Urology
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest Conference: Dr. Batra, CHOC Children's Cardiology
  • Ask a Doc - How do I lessen my child's fears about surgery?
  • How I Got Into Pediatric Medicine: Dr. Aminian
  • Genomic Medicine, Robotic Surgery and Regenerative Medicine: Dr. Chang, CHOC Children's
  • Concussion Management: Grace Mucci, PhD, CHOC Children's
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  • Outpatient Services: Kathy Kolodge - No Place Like CHOC
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  • Car Seat Safety
  • Bacterial vs. Viral Infections: Dr. Andreeff, CHOC Children's
  • Dr. Schlechter, CHOC Children's, Preventing Sports Injuries in Female Athletes
  • Scoliosis Surgery: Preparation
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  • Vesical Urethral Reflex (VUR): Dr. McLorie, CHOC Children's
  • Dr. Jim Cappon, Medical Director of Quality & Patient Safety
  • Pectoralis Stretch in the Corner
  • Hydroceles: Dr. Wehbi, CHOC Children's
  • Concussions: Drs. Taraman and Romain, CHOC Children's
  • CHOC Rocks!
  • What I Like Most About Being a Pediatric Physician: Dr. Gates
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics: Dr. Lalonde, CHOC Children's
  • Scoliosis Screening Podcast
  • Scoliosis Surgery: What is my room going to look like?
  • Children and Snoring: Dr. Lubinsky, CHOC Chilren's
  • Babies are Amazing - Donate Umbilical Cord Blood
  • Making Children's Futures Brighter: Julia, CHOC Children's
  • The Future's Bright
  • State of the Hospital - Part 2
  • The Future's Bright - Shelby
  • Undescended Testes: Dr. McAleer, CHOC Children's
  • Urinary Tract Infections: Dr. McAleer, CHOC Children's
  • Dr. Katz, CHOC Children's - There's No Place Like CHOC
  • Master Campus Plan Update
  • Tumors in Children - Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh
  • The Future's Bright - AJ
  • Gastro Intestinal Problems: Dr. Katz, CHOC Children's
  • New Tower - Virtual Tour
  • Dr. Zupanc, CHOC Children's - Children and Headaches
  • Histiocytosis - Dr. Lilibeth Torno
  • What to Expect with Umbilical Hernia Surgery: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
  • Feeding Program - CHOC Children's
  • Medical Devices and and the Future of Medicine: Dr. Chang, CHOC Children's
  • Sports Concussions
  • Disneyland Resort: Allan Fazio - No Place Like CHOC
  • Dr. Zupanc, CHOC Children's - Epilepsy
  • The New ED at CHOC: CHOC Emergency Department
  • Disneyland Resort Announces $5 Million Donation to CHOC Children's
  • State of the Hospital - Part 3
  • Shoulder Instability: Mollee Smith, CHOC Children's
  • Highlights from CHOC Follies X
  • Family Advisory Council: Sarah Dunn - No Place Like CHOC
  • CHOC Walk Kid Chairs
  • No Place Like CHOC
  • Ducks 2009
  • Dr Jason Knight, Medical Director of Transport
  • The Call
  • Dr. Renella, CHOC Children's, Congenital Heart Problems
  • Carson
  • Brent
  • Playground Injuries: Dr. Weinert, CHOC Children's
  • Hyundai Motor America Donation - CHOC Children's
  • Marta Gebo, CHOC Patient & Family-Centered Care Coordinator
  • Children & Anesthesia: Dr. Tanaka, CHOC Children's
  • Hearing Problems In Children: Dr. Pham, CHOC Children's
  • About Concussion: Dr. Koutures, CHOC Children's
  • Skin-to-Skin - CHOC Children's
  • Scoliosis Surgery: Day of Surgery
  • What is a Melody Valve: Dr. Berdjis - CHOC Children’s Cardiology
  • CHOC Urology: Dr. Khoury - No Place Like CHOC
  • Independence of Child with Neurogenic Bladder: Dr. Khoury, CHOC Children's
  • Genomic Cancer Research: Dr. Sender, CHOC Children's
  • The Amazing Staff: CHOC Emergency Department
  • CHOC Walk 2009
  • Sights and Sounds in the NICU - CHOC Children's
  • Family Advisory Council: Cindy Jenkinson - No Place Like CHOC
  • Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention: Dr. Batra, CHOC Children's
  • Pacer's Parents - CHOC Children's
  • Scoliosis Surgery: Patients Get Real
  • Children and Obesity: Susan Lathan, CHOC Children's
  • Ashley Zook, RN
  • Germ Busters
  • Child Life Specialist: CHOC Emergency Department
  • Static Quadradep Stretches
  • The Swenson Family Foundation Supports CHOC Children's

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Concussions: Drs. Taraman and Romain, CHOC Children's
August 27, 2014

In this segment of American Health Journal, Drs. Sharief Taraman and Jonathan Romain, CHOC Children's, explains what happens to the brain after concussion.

Preventing Sports Injuries: Dr. Schlechter and Mollee Smith, CHOC Children's
August 26, 2014

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. John Schlechter and Mollee Smith, CHOC Children's, speak about preventive measures that can be taken to prevent injuries while taking part in sports and physicial activities.

Choking Hazards: Dr. Pham, CHOC Children's
August 26, 2014

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Nguyen Pham, CHOC Children's, tells us that food, coins, and toys are the primary causes of choking for a child.

Sudden Cardiac Death Prevention: Dr. Batra, CHOC Children's
August 26, 2014

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Anjan Batra, CHOC Children's, speaks about heart conditions and preventive measures that can be taken to prevent sudden cardiac death in young athletes.

Dangers of Prescribed Drugs: Dr. Winkelmann, CHOC Children's
August 26, 2014

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann, CHOC Children's, speaks about safeguarding prescription drugs in the home where children are critical and explains the dangers of prescribed drugs in the wrong hands.

Drowning: Dr. Lubinsky and Michelle Lubahn, CHOC Children's
August 26, 2014

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Paul Lubinsky and Michelle Lubahn, CHOC Children's, share their insight into drowning, which is the second leading cause of unintentional related injury related deaths in children of ages 1-14.

Pacer's Parents - CHOC Children's
March 02, 2014

Quinn and Mekell Lybbert explain how CHOC's feeding program changed life for their son Pacer and their entire family.

Surgery to Correct Facial Birth Defects: Dr. Toranto, CHOC Children's
March 02, 2014

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Jason Toranto, CHOC Children's, speaks about Pierre Robin sequence, a condition that is present at birth in which the infant has a facial abnormality that causes difficulty in breathing.

Pilates for Children in Rehabilitation: Stephanie Gohman, CHOC Children's
December 05, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Stephanie Gohman, physical therapist at CHOC Children's, explains how pilates is common way to exercise and is used as a physical therapy for children.

Infant Tummy Time: Cathy Ryu Premysler, CHOC Children's
December 05, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Cathy Ryu Premysler, physical therapist at CHOC Children's, describes what tummy time is and how and when it should be a part of a baby's routine.

Guided Imagery: Dr. Kim, CHOC Children's
December 05, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Cindy Kim, PhD, gives information about guided imagery, a progression of mental images, as a way to enhance coping with stress, pain management, and improving overall relaxation.

About Toy Donations: CHOC Chilren's
November 14, 2013

CHOC is extremely fortunate to have the wonderful support of the community through donations. We gladly accept donations of brand new toys that can be used in our playrooms, at a patient’s bedside, in our waiting rooms, or as gifts for birthdays, holidays, or other special occasions.

Lumps and Bumps in Children: Dr. Reyna, CHOC Children's
November 13, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Troy Renya, CHOC Children's, explains if a baby is born with a lump or bump, when is it serious and discusses diagnosis and what treatment may be recommended.

Autism Research: Dr. Schwartz, CHOC Children's
November 13, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Phil Schwartz, CHOC Children's, explains how autism is currently is being diagnosed and how new new research may lead to diagnosing the disorder with a simple blood test.

Pain Syndrome: Dr. Shulman, CHOC Children's
November 13, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Andrew Shulman, CHOC Children's, helps us to understand chronic pain, a condition where a patient's sensitivity to pain is abnormal.

Music Therapy: Eric Mammen, CHOC Children's
November 13, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Eric Mammen, founder of the music program at CHOC Children's, explains what a music therapist does and how it offers a number of benefits for the children.

Children and Obesity: Susan Lathan, CHOC Children's
November 13, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Susan Lathan, registered dietitian at CHOC Children's, discusses the growing epedimic of childhood obesity and what parents can do to help their children on the road to health.

Injury Prevention for Children: Amy Waunch, RN, CHOC Children's
November 13, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Amy Waunch, registered nurse at CHOC Children's, tells us how parents can be proactive and offers tips for injury prevention for children.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Amy Waunch, RN, CHOC Children's
November 13, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Amy Waunch, clinical nurse educator at CHOC Children's, tells us about methods to help alleviate pain and discomfort for children, which makes their visits to the ER less painful.

Children and Fever: Dr. Pierog, CHOC Children's
November 11, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. James Pierog, Medical Director of CHOC Emergency Department, describes what fevers are and explains to us that a fever is the way the body fights infections.

Cardiac MRI: Dr. Renella, CHOC Children's
November 11, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Pierangelo Renella, CHOC Children's, talks about Cardiac MRI, the advanced non-invasive imaging technique for diagnosing heart defects.

Tonsils and Adenoids: Dr. Ahuja, CHOC Children's
October 29, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Gupreet Ahuja, physician at CHOC Children's, describes the difference between tonsils and adenoids.

Pediatric Orthopaedics: Dr. Lalonde, CHOC Children's
October 28, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Francois Lalonde, physician at CHOC Children's, tells us about the conditions that pediatric orthopedics treat. They can range from birth defects to sports injuries and require differenct treatments.

Feeding Program - CHOC Children's
October 24, 2013

In this video we give you an introduction to the inpatient multidisciplinary feeding program at CHOC Children's. A group of dedicated professionals all work together so children can learn how to eat.

Children and Snoring: Dr. Lubinsky, CHOC Chilren's
October 11, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Paul Lubinsky, Associate Director of the PICU at CHOC Children’s, speaks about the reasons why children snore and treatments that are available.

Playground Injuries: Dr. Weinert, CHOC Children's
October 11, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Carl Weinert, physician at CHOC Children's, discusses the most common injuries from playing.

Bladder Exstrophy: Dr. Khoury, CHOC Children's
October 09, 2013

Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology, describes bladder exstrophy and what effects it has on children who have the condition.

Hydroceles: Dr. Wehbi, CHOC Children's
October 09, 2013

In this video, Dr. Elias Wehbi, pediatric urologist, talks about hydroceles in children and describes the most common type.

Circumcision Revision: Dr. Wehbi, CHOC Children's
October 09, 2013

Dr. Elias Wehbi, pediatric urologist, tells us about circumcisions and when circumcisions need intervention for repair.

Undescended Testes: Dr. McAleer, CHOC Children's
October 08, 2013

Dr. Irene McAleer, pediatric urologist, discusses the topic of undescended testes and ideal age to treat.

Welcome to the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

This video is to help orient you to our NICU and staff at CHOC Children’s. Together with the NICU essentials packet and admitting guide, we hope to provide you answers for many of the questions you may have during your baby’s stay.

Admission to the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

As the family of a baby in the CHOC Children’s NICU, you are now part of our family. We are committed to partnering with families to provide the specialized care that premature babies and sick babies need to grow.

Handwashing - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

One of the most important things you can do to help your baby stay healthy is hand washing. It is the single most vital way to prevent the spread of infection.

Cell Phone Use in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Cellular phones may interfere with medical equipment. For this reason, cellular phones must be “in airplane mode” while in the NICU.

Surrogates in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

We understand that there will be times when you cannot be with your baby in the NICU. During those times we invite you to identify four surrogates, people that can be there with your baby while you are away.

Sights and Sounds in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

You will hear the beeps and alarms of monitors in the NICU and we understand it can be disconcerting. Please know that these alarms are there to assist the medical team in monitoring your baby.

Your Baby's Weight - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Your baby’s weight is one way to track milestones. Due to the smaller sizes of many of the babies in the NICU, weight is done in grams, instead of pounds.

Who's Who in the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

There are a lot of people who make up your child’s health care team and we understand it can be confusing. The team will consist of a number of different people.

Rounding and Family Conferences - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Rounds, when the medical team visits each bedside in the NICU, are one of the best ways to hear daily updates about your baby’s care plan. During rounding the healthcare team will come together to discuss what happened the day before and determine the plan of care for the day.

Breastfeeding - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Many of our moms have learned of the benefits of breastfeeding and breastmilk, especially for their ill infant and choose to breastfeed their babies. The NICU has Certified Lactation Consultants to help you with your questions and concerns.

Skin-to-Skin - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

One way to bond with you baby is by holdling your baby directly skin-to-skin. Not only does this provide a special closeness, it has beewn shown to help a baby maintain body warmth, sleep better, gain weight, and improve mom’s breastmilk production.

Discharge from the NICU - CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

Your care team will keep you informed during the discharge process. There are several things you will need to do in preparation for taking your baby home.

Neurogenic Bladder: Dr. Khoury, CHOC Children's
October 07, 2013

In this video, Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology, addresses the complications of neurogenic bladder.

Hypospadias: Dr. McLorie, CHOC Children's
October 06, 2013

Dr. Gordon McLorie, pediatric urologist, tells us about hypospadias, a condition with no known cause that affects children.

Care and Treatment of Bladder Exstrophy: Dr. Khoury, CHOC Children's
October 05, 2013

Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology, discusses the unique care and treatment of bladder exstrophy.

Prenatal Hydronephrosis: Dr. McAleer, CHOC Children's
October 04, 2013

In this video, Dr. Irene McAleer, pediatric urologist, addresses the symptons of prenatal hydronephrosis.

Independence of Child with Neurogenic Bladder: Dr. Khoury, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2013

In this segment, Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology, talks about the importance of independence for an adolescent or teenager with neurogenic bladder.

Vesical Urethral Reflex (VUR): Dr. McLorie, CHOC Children's
October 02, 2013

In this segment, Dr. Gordon McLorie, pediatric urologist, explains more about VUR.

Disorders of Sexual Differentiation (DSD): Dr. Khoury, CHOC Children's
October 01, 2013

Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology, explains what disorders of sexual differentiation are.

Is it a Brain Tumor? Dr. Taraman, CHOC Children's
September 01, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Sharief Taraman, CHOC Children's, tells us what type of condition could mimic a brain tumor and what are the syptoms that patients can experience.

Urinary Tract Infections: Dr. McAleer, CHOC Children's
August 01, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Irene McAleer, CHOC Children's, describes what a urinary tract infection (UTI) is and explains how the symptoms depend on the age of the patient.

Genomic Cancer Research: Dr. Sender, CHOC Children's
July 25, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director of Hyundai Cancer Insititute at CHOC Children's, explains genomic cancer research and how identifying the specific medicines that work on a child's disease is a challenge.

Whooping Cough: Dr. Adler, CHOC Children's
July 19, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Felice Adler, speaks about pertussis, also known as whoopingi cough, how it is a highly contagious bacterial disease and is preventable.

The Swenson Family Foundation Supports CHOC Children's
June 25, 2013

Philanthropist James Swenson shares why he supports CHOC through the Swenson Family Foundation, and the importance of philanthropy.

Artificial Intelligence and Nanotechnology: Dr. Chang, CHOC Children's
May 16, 2013

Dr. Anthony Chang, Medical Director of the CHOC Childrens Heart Institute, shares about the amount of medical knowledge that is available now and how it's doubling in 3-5 years. Join us for the Pediatrics 2040: Trends and Innovations for the Next 25 Years, October 3-5, 2013.

Genomic Medicine, Robotic Surgery and Regenerative Medicine: Dr. Chang, CHOC Children's
May 16, 2013

Dr. Anthony Chang, Medical Director of the CHOC Childrens Heart Institute, tells us that a babie's DNA can be sequenced in less that 50 hours. Join us for the Pediatrics 2040: Trends and Innovations for the Next 25 Years, October 3-5, 2013.

Medical Devices and and the Future of Medicine: Dr. Chang, CHOC Children's
May 16, 2013

Dr. Anthony Chang, Medical Director of the CHOC Childrens Heart Institute, informs us about new medical devices and applications and why the next 25 years of medicine is so exciting. Join us for the Pediatrics 2040: Trends and Innovations for the Next 25 Years, October 3- 5,2013.

Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Dr. Pierog, CHOC Children’s
May 02, 2013

In this edition of American Health Jounal, Dr. James Pierog, Medical Director of CHOC Emergency Department, speaks about the individiuals who are trained specifcally for the care of children.

KTLA Tech Report - CHOC: Inside the High Tech Hospital
May 01, 2013

In this segment from the KTLA Tech Report which first aired on May 1, 2013, KTLA reporter Rich DeMuro talks about the newly connected Bill Holmes Tower at CHOC Children's and what that technology means to patients and their families.

Why Come to CHOC Children's: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Sandee tells us why you want to bring your children to CHOC Children's.

What "Triage" Means: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Sarah explains to us what "triage" means.

Family-Centered Care: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

CHOC focuses on Family-Centered Care by encouraging parents and siblings to be at bedside to help relieve anxiety.

Child Life Specialist: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Lauren shares to us her goal as a Child Life Specialist to decrease stress and anxiety associated with medical treatment.

The New ED at CHOC: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

The Emergency Department has a whole care team that assists the patients and families.

The Ambulance Ride: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Registered Nurse Sarah helps us to understand that parents can direct ambulance drivers to bring their children to CHOC.

Proud To Be Part of CHOC: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Julia tells us why she is proud to be a part of the elite team at CHOC Children's.

Needle Free Injections: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Child Life Specialist Lauren explains the J-Tip, one of the many medical tools used in the ED to help ease pain for our pediatric patients.

The Amazing Staff: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Sandee tells us about the amazing pediatric trained staff in the Emergency Department at CHOC Children's.

Why I Love Working at CHOC: CHOC Emergency Department
April 19, 2013

Child Life Specialist Lauren reveals to us why she loves working at CHOC Children's.

Seacrest Studios Grand Opening - CHOC Children's
April 10, 2013

CHOC was recently joined by Ryan Seacrest, the Ryan Seacreat Foundation, 102.7 KIIS-FM & a host of celebrities to commemorate the opening of Seacrest Studios in our new Bill Holmes Tower. The multimedia broadcast center - the only one of its kind on the West Coast - lets our patients explore the creative realms of radio, TV and new media, further enhancing our services.

CHOC Emergency Department - Marissa
April 04, 2013

CHOC Parent Marissa shares with us why she is grateful for a pediatric emergency department at CHOC Children's.

The New Holmes Tower - Dr. Cappon
April 03, 2013

In this video Dr. James Cappon gives us a tour of the new Holmes Tower at CHOC Children's.

New Tower Technology - Dr. Feaster and Mark Headland
April 03, 2013

Dr. William Feaster and Mark Headland speak to us about the up-to-date technology in the Holmes Tower at CHOC Children's.

Making Children's Futures Brighter: Julia, CHOC Children's
April 03, 2013

Let's see how one CHOC nurse is helping to make children's futures brighter than ever.

The Future's Bright
March 18, 2013

The new CHOC Children's is the future itself, here now. Since our founding, CHOC has been meeting the needs of children and families with first-class care and state-of-the-art facilities. Now, by building one of the most advanced children's hospitals in the world, we are defining the shape of things to come -- for children's care, for medical research, and for the community.

The Future's Bright - Matia
March 18, 2013

The Future is Bright - both for CHOC Children's and for the patients we serve.

The Future's Bright - Zeven
March 18, 2013

The Future is Bright - both for CHOC Children's and for the patients we serve.

The Future's Bright
March 18, 2013

The new CHOC Children's is the future itself, here now. Since our founding, CHOC has been meeting the needs of children and families with first-class care and state-of-the-art facilities. Now, by building one of the most advanced children's hospitals in the world, we are defining the shape of things to come -- for children's care, for medical research, and for the community.

The Future's Bright - AJ
March 18, 2013

The Future is Bright - both for CHOC Children's and for the patients we serve.

The Reason Why I Entered Pediatrics: Dr. Taraman
March 05, 2013

Dr. Sharief Taraman shares with us how he decided to enter the field of pediatrics.

When I Decided to Become a Doctor: Dr. Goodman
March 05, 2013

Dr. Gary Goodman shares when he decided to enter the field of pediatric medicine.

Why I Became a Pediatrician: Dr. Winkelmann
March 05, 2013

Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann reveals how she decided to be a pediatrician.

How I Got Into Pediatric Medicine: Dr. Aminian
March 05, 2013

Dr. Afshin Aminian shares how he went from electrical engineering to orthopaedic surgery.

Bacterial vs. Viral Infections: Dr. Andreeff, CHOC Children's
March 05, 2013

In this American Health Journal video Katherine Andreeff, MD, talks about infections and their differences.

My Favorite Thing About Being a Doctor: Dr. Chang
February 14, 2013

Dr. Anthony Chang explains what it's like to see his small patients grow up to be adults.

What I Like Most About Being a Pediatric Physician: Dr. Gates
February 14, 2013

Dr. Richard Gates shares with us how he likes interacting with patients and families.

Heart Murmurs: Dr. Morchi, CHOC Children's
February 07, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Gira Morchi, CHOC Children's, explains what a heart murmur is and how to distinguish normal murmurs from abnormal murmurs.

Cleft Lip & Palate: Dr. Jaffurs, CHOC Children's
January 17, 2013

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Daniel Jaffurs, CHOC Children's, tells us about the possible causes of cleft palate and what can be done to correct it.

Is the Melody Valve considered "experimental"?: Dr. Berdjis - CHOC Children’s Cardiology
December 18, 2012

In this segment Dr. Farhouch Berdjis explains that the Melody® Valve is an approved device.

Advantages of the Melody Valve: Dr. Berdjis - CHOC Children’s Cardiology
December 18, 2012

In this video Dr. Farhouch Berdjis talks about the significant advantages and why the Melody® Valve and helps with speedy recovery.

What is a Melody Valve: Dr. Berdjis - CHOC Children’s Cardiology
December 18, 2012

Meet Dr. Farhouch Berdjis as he gives details about what the Melody® Valve is and how it works.

The future of valve replacement: Dr. Berdjis - CHOC Children’s Cardiology
December 18, 2012

Dr. Farhouch Berdjis tells us what the future has in store for valve replacement, with more research and development to come.

Why I Got Into Medicine: Dr. Berdjis
December 18, 2012

Dr. Farouch Berdjis reveals why he became interested in practicing medicine.

Pediatric Heart Conditions: Dr. Berdjis, CHOC Children's
December 18, 2012

Farhouch Berdjis, MD, pediatric cardiologist, explains about pediatric cardiac catheritization, a comon procedure that helps diagnosis heart problems in children.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Conference: Dr. Batra, CHOC Children's Cardiology
November 09, 2012

In this video Anjan Batra, MD, FHRS, tells us about the upcoming "Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Children and Adolescents - Current Controversies" conference January 25-26, 2013.

Children and Irregular Heart Beats: Dr. Batra, CHOC Children's
November 09, 2012

In this American Health Journal video Anjan Batra, MD, FHRS, explains to us about irregular heart beats in children.

Sickle Cell Disease: Dr. Puthenveetil, CHOC Children's
November 09, 2012

In this American Health Journal video Geetha Puthenveetil, MD, explains the disorder of sicle cell anemia and talks about one of the most common myths of the disease.

Hearing Problems In Children: Dr. Pham, CHOC Children's
November 09, 2012

In this American Health Jounrnal, Nguyen Pham, MD, talks about hearing loss in children, the most common birth defect.

Causes of Appendicitis: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 08, 2012

Meet Dr Troy Reyna as he talks about the appendix and the causes of appendicitis.

What's Exciting About The New Operating Rooms: Dr. Muhonen
November 08, 2012

Dr. Michael Muhonen tells us why he is excited about the new operating rooms at CHOC.

Children & Anesthesia: Dr. Tanaka, CHOC Children's
November 08, 2012

Dr. Vivian Tanaka speaks about what a pediatric anesthesiologists do for their patients and are specifically trained to provide anesthesiology for infants and children.

Hernias and Children: Dr. Reyna, CHOC Children's
November 08, 2012

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Troy Renya, CHOC Children's, explains what a hernia is and how hernias in children are different from adult hernias.

Signs and Symptoms of Appendicitis: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 07, 2012

In this video Dr. Troy Reyna talks about the signs and symptons of appendicitis, what parents should look for.

Specific Tests for Appendicitis: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 06, 2012

Dr. Troy Reyna explains specific tests that are performed to determine if a child is experiencing appendicitis.

What to Expect with Surgery: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 05, 2012

In this video Dr. Troy Reyna tells what the patient and parent can expect with surgery.

What is an Umbilical Hernia: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 04, 2012

Meet Dr. Troy Reyna as he explains that an umbilical hernia is one of the more common hernias.

"Outies" & "Innies": Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 03, 2012

Dr. Troy Reyna explains the difference between "innies" and "outies" and what that means to boys and girls.

What to Expect with Umbilical Hernia Surgery: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 02, 2012

In this segment Dr. Troy Reyna tells parents what to expect when their child has an umbilical hernia surgery.

What to Expect with Recovery: Dr. Reyna - CHOC Children’s General Pediatric Surgery
November 01, 2012

Dr. Troy Reyna explains what to expect with recovery from umbilical hernia surgery when a child goes home.

Residency Progam: Dr. Korb - No Place Like CHOC
October 15, 2012

James Korb M.D., Director of Academic Affairs at CHOC Children's, talks about the different physician roles in a teaching hospital.

Outpatient Services: Kathy Kolodge - No Place Like CHOC
October 15, 2012

Kathy Kolodge, Executive Director of Ambulatory Care Services at CHOC Children's, talks about primary and specialty outpatient services.

Hyundai Cancer Institute: Dr. Sender - No Place Like CHOC
October 15, 2012

Leonard Sender M.D., Medical Director of the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's, talks about the innovate treatments available at CHOC Children's.

Genomic Cancer Research: Dr. Sender - No Place Like CHOC
October 15, 2012

Leonard Sender M.D., Medical Director of the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's, talks about clinical trials for cancer patients.

Disneyland Resort: Allan Fazio - No Place Like CHOC
October 15, 2012

Allan Fazio, Vice President of Global Business Technology Strategy at the Disneyland Resort, talks about the role of Corporate Partners at CHOC Children's.

CHOC Bill Holmes Tower Preview
October 12, 2012

Watch today's 'OC METRO Minute': CHOC VP Jan Lansing gives the OC METRO Minute an exclusive tour as first phase openings begin at the new South Tower.

Dermoid Cysts: Dr. Muhonen, CHOC Children's, CHOC Children's
September 27, 2012

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Michael Muhonen, tells us exactly what a dermoid cyst is and how it can be treated.

Tower - Web Cam Time Lapse
May 16, 2012

The new CHOC Children's tower will bring an additional 28 patient beds to the hospital by 2013 and provide space for further growth in later phases. This time lapse video shows construction from November 2009 to May 2012.

Hyundai Donation - Hope on Wheels
May 02, 2012

Hope On Wheels and Hyundai Motor America presented the second installment of a $10 million commitment to CHOC Children’s to fund groundbreaking cancer research at the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s.

Bedwetting - Dr. Khoury, CHOC Children's Urology
May 02, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Tony Khoury, Chief of Pediatric Urology at CHOC Children's, offers parents solutions for their children's bedwetting problems.

Dr. Schwindt, CHOC Children's - When to Take a Child to an Allergist
May 02, 2012

Dr. Christina Schwindt, Allergist, explains to parents how to determine when to take their child to see an allergist.

Dr. Schwindt, CHOC Children's - Allergy or Cold?
May 02, 2012

Dr. Christina Schwindt, Allergist, describes how a parent can tell if the respiratory symptons are from allergies or colds.

Dr. Schwindt, CHOC Children's - Preventing Allergy Symptoms
May 02, 2012

Dr. Christina Schwindt, Allergist, explains what parents can do around the house to help prevent allergy symptoms in their families.

Hyundai Motor America Donation - CHOC Children's
May 02, 2012

Hope On Wheels and Hyundai Motor America presented the second installment worth $2 million and part of a $10 million commitment to CHOC Children’s to fund groundbreaking cancer research at the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children’s. To commemorate the event, Hope On Wheels hosted its signature Handprint Ceremony.

Dr. Nugent - Why Research Matters
May 02, 2012

In this video, Chief of Hematology Dr. Diane Nugent talks about the research that goes on at CHOC Children's and how this research helps children in our community.

CHOC Urology: Dr. Khoury - No Place Like CHOC
May 02, 2012

Dr. Tony Khoury, Chief of Pediatric Urology, talks about the experience of coming to CHOC Children's and why there's no place like CHOC.

Urinary Abnormalities in Children: Dr. Khoury - CHOC Children's Urology
May 02, 2012

In this video, Dr. Tony Khoury describes types of defects and what interventions are available for children that are born with abnormalities or conditions that effect their urinary systems.

Urinary Tract Infections: Dr. Khoury - CHOC Children's Urology
May 02, 2012

Urinary tract infections can be common in children. Dr. Tony Khoury describes what interventions are available to treat this condition.

Nutrition: Caroline Steele - No Place Like CHOC
May 02, 2012

Caroline Steele, Director of Nutrition Services, talks about the unique services offered at CHOC, including our range of sports nutrition programs.

Family Advisory Council: Cindy Jenkinson - No Place Like CHOC
May 02, 2012

Cindy Jenkinson, a member of the Family Advisory Council, explains how CHOC reaches out to our families to help improve the programs and services offered.

Outpatient Infusion Center (OPI): Dana Moran - No Place Like CHOC
May 02, 2012

Dana Moran, RN, BSN, CPON, a nurse in our Outpatient Infusion Center (OPI), shares how the OPI has changed how we help children dealing with cancer.

Preventing Sudden Death in Athletes: Dr. Batra - CHOC Children's Heart Institute
May 02, 2012

Anjan Batra, MD, Medical Director, Electrophysiology, talks about the LEAPS collaboration, helping to prevent sudden death to athletes due to undetected heart issues.

Family Advisory Council: Sarah Dunn - No Place Like CHOC
May 02, 2012

Sarah Dunn, a member of the Family Advisory Council, shares how the people make CHOC a difference when caring for your child.

Customer Service: Sandra Schultz - No Place Like CHOC
May 02, 2012

Sandra Schultz, Manager of Customer Service, talks about how CHOC puts the feedback we receive from families into action.

Feeding Program: Dr. Katz, Choc Children's
April 30, 2012

Gaining or re-gaining the abiltiy to eat is a major milestone for a child and their family. Mitchell Katz, MD, talks to us about CHOC's multidisiplinary feeding program.

Critical to the Community
April 04, 2012

Learn about the new patient care tower at CHOC Children's and how it is an integral part of pediatric healthcare in Southern California.

Babies are Amazing - Donate Umbilical Cord Blood
April 04, 2012

Learn how a donation of umbilical cord blood can make an amazing difference in someone else's life. By donating your baby's umbilical cord blood to a public cord blood bank, you can give hope to someone with a life-threatening disease. Video provided courtesy of the National Marrow Donor Program®.

Scenes from CHOC Follies 2012 - Christina and the Crystal Ball
March 29, 2012

This musical production features many talented Orange County residents singing and dancing to raise funds for CHOC Children's.

The Future's Bright - Shelby
March 18, 2012

The Future is Bright - both for CHOC Children's and for the patients we serve.

Dr. Zupanc, CHOC Children's - Children and Tics
March 16, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Mary Zupanc, MD, provides background on what a tic is and explains the different types of tics.

Dr. Zupanc, CHOC Children's - Epilepsy
March 13, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Mary Zupanc, MD, explains the condition of epilepsy.

Dr. Zupanc, CHOC Children's - Children and Headaches
March 13, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Mary Zupanc, MD, speaks about the most common types of headaches children will have.

Dr. Rosenfeld, CHOC Children's - Muscular Dystrophy
March 13, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Samuel Rosenfeld, MD, describes what muscular dystrophy is.

Scoliosis Surgery: Introduction by Dr. Aminian
March 13, 2012

Meet Afshin Aminian, MD, as he talks about having scoliosis surgery at CHOC Children's. As medical director of the CHOC Children's Orthopaedic Institute, he'll introduce this series of videos we made just for teens.

Scoliosis Surgery: Preparation
March 13, 2012

For the two nights right before your scoliosis surgery, you will need to wash your back with a special soap that helps prevent infections. It's called Hibiclens and is available at any pharmacy without a prescription. Because it's really hard to properly scrub your back on your own, you will probably need to have a parent or friend help you. If you have more questions, ask your doctor.

Scoliosis Surgery: Day of Surgery
March 13, 2012

Child Life Specialist at CHOC Children's shares what you can expect the day of scoliosis surgery. From getting to know our Short Stay Unit, to explaining what happens when you wake up from surgery, Jessica shares the important information.

Scoliosis Surgery: The Nurse Manager
March 13, 2012

Meet the Orthopaedic Institute nurse manager.

Scoliosis Surgery: What is my room going to look like?
March 13, 2012

CHOC nurse Meggan offers a quick tour of what the patient rooms look like on our medical and surgical floors at the hospital. If you are having scoliosis surgery, it's what your room might look like.

Scoliosis Surgery: Pain Management During Your Hospital Stay
March 13, 2012

Watch and learn as a CHOC nurse explains how your pain is managed when you are in the hospital after your scoliosis operation. She also goes through how to use a PCA (patient-controlled analgesia) to control pain after surgery.

Scoliosis Surgery: Why You Need to Get Moving
March 13, 2012

CHOC nurse Meggan explains why it's important to get moving as soon as possible after having scoliosis surgery. The quicker you get up and move, the quicker you heal.

Scoliosis Surgery: We Want You to Poop
March 13, 2012

Having scoliosis surgery isn't just hard on your spine. Your pain meds can mess with your ability to go to the bathroom. Get the real scoop on poop and why it's so important after surgery.

Scoliosis Surgery: Moving Around
March 13, 2012

Our CHOC physical therapist shows you what you can and can't do right after scoliosis surgery-- including how to get in and out of bed, stand up, and sit in a chair without breaking your precautions.

Scoliosis Surgery: Activity & Diet
March 13, 2012

Dr. Afshin Aminian, Medical Medical Director, CHOC Orthopaedic Institute, explains what to do, and what to eat, after scoliosis surgery at CHOC. Feeling tired all the time is totally normal after scoliosis surgery. So take it easy, and watch this video.

Scoliosis Surgery: Pain Management
March 13, 2012

Dr. Aminian, Medical Director, CHOC Orthopaedic Institute, talks about pain management after having scoliosis surgery. Learn more about what to expect and how to deal with pain once you come home from the hospital.

Scoliosis Surgery: The Scoop on Poop After Surgery
March 13, 2012

Dr. Afshin Aminian, Medical Director, CHOC Orthopaedic Institute, talks about the effects of pain medication on bowel movements after scoliosis surgery. Pooping is important, especially after your spine surgery.

Scoliosis Surgery: Wound Care
March 13, 2012

Dr. Afshin Aminian, Medical Director, CHOC Orthopaedic Institute, talks about wound care after scoliosis surgery and infection prevention.

Scoliosis Surgery: Patients Get Real
March 13, 2012

Having scoliosis surgery can be tough. Hear from two scoliosis patients, as they share their stories and insider tips for how to deal.

Scoliosis Surgery: Moms Share Their Experience
March 13, 2012

Having scoliosis surgery can be tough on the parents, too. Hear from two real moms of scoliosis patients, as they share their stories and advice.

Scoliosis Surgery: A Dad Shares His Experience
March 13, 2012

Having scoliosis surgery can be tough on the parents, too. Hear from a real dad of a scoliosis patient, as he shares his story and some helpful tips.

Dr. Soliman, CHOC Children's, Low Birth Weight in Infants
March 05, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Antoine Soliman, CHOC Children's, discusses what extremely low birth weight can mean for the baby.

Dr. Schlechter, CHOC Children's, Preventing Sports Injuries in Female Athletes
March 05, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. John Schlecter, CHOC Children's, discusses how to prevent sports injuries for female athletes.

Dr. Dhar, CHOC Children's, Cooling Cap System
March 05, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Vijay Dhar, CHOC Children's, explains the life saving technology of the cooling cap system.

Dr. Goodman, CHOC Children's - There's No Place Like CHOC
March 05, 2012

Gary Goodman, MD, Medical Director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital, explains why he chose pediatrics and why there is no better place than CHOC and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital.

Dr. Kabeer, CHOC Children's - There's No Place Like CHOC
March 05, 2012

Pediatric Surgeon Mustafa Kabeer, MD, tells us why CHOC is a great place to work and why he chose pediatrics as his specialty.

Dr. Katz, CHOC Children's - There's No Place Like CHOC
March 05, 2012

Mitchell Katz, MD, Medical Director of Specialty Ambulatory Care Services at CHOC, tells us why he loves working at CHOC and providing quality care for patients and families.

Immunizations in the NICU: Dr. Soliman - CHOC Children's Small Baby Unit
March 05, 2012

In this video Dr. Antoine Soliman speaks about immunizations of small babies in the NICU.

Gastro Intestinal Problems: Dr. Katz, CHOC Children's
March 05, 2012

Intestinal problems can occur at any age, even in children. Mitchell Katz, MD, Medical Director of Specialty Ambulatory Care Services at CHOC, tells us about gastro intestinal problems in children.

Dr. Chang - Stimulants and the Effects on the Heart
February 14, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Anthony Chang, CHOC Children's, explains what it means when a medication indicates there is a stimulant inside.

Dr. Renella, CHOC Children's, Congenital Heart Problems
February 14, 2012

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Pierangelo, CHOC Children's, explains the advantages of early detection of congenital heart disease.

Disneyland Resort Announces $5 Million Donation to CHOC Children's
December 12, 2011

CHOC Children’s is excited to share that Disneyland Resort announced a $5 million donation to CHOC in support of the “Change CHOC, Change the World” comprehensive fund-raising campaign. A small event was held on the morning of February 6th, 1012 to recognize the gift to announce the gift.

Brent
December 12, 2011

Brent describes his experience at CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital after being involved in a serious car accident that caused major brain injuries.

CHOC Walk 2011 - Walk Ambassador
October 04, 2011

Nolan Torres, 2011 CHOC Walk in the Park Ambassador, tells us why he likes to participate in the walk.

Ask a Doc - Why shouldn't I eat or drink anything before having surgery?
October 03, 2011

In this video, pediatric anesthesiologist Dr. Phillip Richardson explains why children should not eat or drink anything before having surgery.

Ask a Doc - What will I feel like when I wake up from surgery?
October 03, 2011

In this video, pediatric surgeon Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh explains what to expect when waking up from surgery.

About Concussion: Dr. Koutures, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Chris Koutures, MD, give more information on concussion and explains the difference between a little bump on the head and a concussion.

Dr. Kulkarni: Preparing Kids for Surgery
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Manoj Kulkarni, MD, tells parents wht they need to know to reduce stress and anxiety in their children and also for themselves when preparing for surgery.

Sports Nutrition: Jessica Brown, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Registered Dietician Jessica Brown of CHOC Children's speaks about sports nutrition and performance enhancing supplements. And are they safe?

Chris Koutures, MD, on Autism
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Chris Koutures, MD, of CHOC Children's, explains what autism is.

Michael Cater, MD, on Head Lice
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Michael Cater, MD, explains about the treatment of head lice.

Ask a Doc - Can I be with my daughter when she wakes up from surgery?
October 03, 2011

In this video, pediatric surgeon Dr. John German answers a parent's question about being with his child after surgery.

Ask a Doc - What is surgery?
October 03, 2011

What is surgery? Dr. Mustafa Kabeer explains how having surgery is different from other medical procedures.

Ask a Doc - Will my daughter be sedated before surgery?
October 03, 2011

Continuing this month's video series about surgery, Dr. John Cross talks about what our pediatric anesthesiologists do to make your child comfortable before going in to the operating room.

Ask a Doc - How do I lessen my child's fears about surgery?
October 03, 2011

Any parent would be anxious about their child having surgery, but how do you address your child's anxiety? In this video, pediatric anesthesiologist Dr. DaGraca answers a parent's question about how to lessen his child's fears about surgery.

Ringworm: Dr. Cater, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Michael Cater, MD, explains to us exactly what ringworm is.

Children & Nutrition: Tiffani Ghere, Choc Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Registered Dietician Tiffani Ghere, gives us advice on how to get kids to eat healthy.

Shoulder Instability: Mollee Smith, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Physical therapitst Mollee Smith give us information about shoulder instability, the second most common shoulder problem.

Sensory Systems: Melina Rodriguez, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment from American Health Journal, Occupational Therapist Melina Rodriguez explains sensory strategies to help these kids function.

Hives and Rashes: Dr. Cater, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Michael Cater at CHOC Children's, explains that there are many reasons for hives and describes for us the more common rashes that are treated.

Concussion Management: Grace Mucci, PhD, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment of American Health Journal, Grace Mucci, PhD at CHOC Children's, tells us about concussions in children and what symptoms to look for.

Steroid Use: Jessica Brown, CHOC Children's
October 03, 2011

In this segment of American Health Journal, Jessica Brown, clinical dietitian at CHOC Children's, tells why the use of steroids is a growing problem for young people.

Sports Static Stretches
August 28, 2011

In this video, Mollee Smith, Physical Therapist at CHOC Children's, helps to demonstrate static stretches.

Static Quadradep Stretches
August 28, 2011

In this video, Mollee Smith, Physical Therapist at CHOC Children's, helps to demonstrate static quadracep stretches.

Doorway Pectoralis Stretch
August 28, 2011

In this video, Mollee Smith, Physical Therapist at CHOC Children's, helps to demonstrate the doorway pectoralis stretch.

Pectoralis Stretch in the Corner
August 28, 2011

In this video, Mollee Smith, Physical Therapist at CHOC Children's, helps to demonstrate the pectoralis stretch in the corner.

Sleeper Stretch
August 28, 2011

In this video, Mollee Smith, Physical Therapist at CHOC Children's, helps to demonstrate the sleeper stretch.

Static Calf Stretch
August 28, 2011

In this video, Mollee Smith, Physical Therapist at CHOC Children's, helps to demonstrate the static calf stretch.

Kids and Concussion
August 28, 2011

Dr. Koutures, Pediatric and Sports Medicine Specialist at CHOC Children's, describes the symptoms of concussions.

Sports Concussions
August 28, 2011

Dr. Koutures, Pediatric and Sports Medicine Specialist at CHOC Children's, discusses concussions and gives advice on to do when parents see signs of concussions.

Keeping Your Family Fit
August 28, 2011

Dr. Koutures, Pediatric and Sports Medicine Specialist at CHOC Children's, offers suggestions on how to keep the family physically active, especially during the school year.

CHOC Feeding Program - Pacer's Story
April 08, 2011

CHOC patient Pacer was only able to eat 5% of his nutrition by mouth and had been fed by a feeding tube for most of his life. A group of dedicated professionals led by Dr. Mitchell Katz, Medical Director of the CHOC Gastroenterology & Nutrition Program all worked together so one little boy could learn to eat. For the first time in 3 years, Pacer now receives all of his nutrition by mouth.

Surgery For Children - What to Expect 7 years of age and under at CHOC
April 08, 2011

Our CHOC Child Life Specialist explains what to expect when a child comes in for surgery or procedure.

Surgery For Children - What to Expect 8 years of age and over at CHOC
April 08, 2011

Our CHOC Child Life Specialist explains what to expect when a child comes in for surgery or procedure.

Scenes from CHOC Follies 2011 - A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Follies
March 22, 2011

This musical production features many talented Orange County residents singing and dancing to raise funds for CHOC Children's.

Dr. Mustafa Kabeer, CHOC Pediatric Surgeon
February 23, 2011

Dr. Mustafa Kabeer, Pediatric Surgeon, speaks about quality care for CHOC patients.

There's No Place Like CHOC
February 23, 2011

CHOC Children's is taking bold action for transformative change - growing from a crucial regional pediatric care center to one of the nation's leading children's hospitals.

Rita Jew, CHOC Executive Director, Pharmaceutical Services
February 23, 2011

Rita Jew describes the challenges of dispensing proper doses of medications for CHOC patients.

Dr. Tony Soliman, CHOC Neonatologist
February 23, 2011

Dr. Tony Soliman, Neonatologist, speaks about the CHOC Children's Small Baby Unit dedicated to caring for the very small, very fragile premature babies.

Marta Gebo, CHOC Patient & Family-Centered Care Coordinator
February 23, 2011

Marta Gebo describes for us her role as parent and family advocate and how the Patient & Family-Centered Care approach adds to CHOC's quality care.

Dr. Jim Cappon, Medical Director of Quality & Patient Safety
February 23, 2011

Dr. Jim Cappon tells us about his motivation in making CHOC better place.

Jenee Areeckal, Oncology Social Worker
February 23, 2011

Jenee Areeckal, Oncology Social Worker at CHOC Children's Hospital, tells us about the importantce of treating the whole family.

Dr. Phil Schwartz, Director of National Human Neural Stem Cell Research
February 23, 2011

Phil Schwartz, PhD, speaks about using stem cell research to understand the disease of autism.

Dr Jason Knight, Medical Director of Transport
February 23, 2011

Dr. Jason Knight explains why there's No Place Like CHOC.

Dr. Nick Anas, Director of Pediatric Intensive Care
February 23, 2011

Dr. Nick Anas describes that CHOC is here to provide the quality care that the children deserve.

Dr. Diane Nugent, Medical Director, Hematology
February 23, 2011

Dr. Diane Nugent reveals that CHOC is able to launch tecnology not available anywhere else in the United states for monitoring sick children.

Delphine Lee, Member of CHOC Foundation Board of Directors and Volunteer
February 23, 2011

Delphine Lee has a daughter who was at one time a patient at CHOC. Delphine has been affiliated with CHOC for 24 years.

Ashley Zook, RN
February 23, 2011

Ashley Zook explains how CHOC gives parents power by showing them where they can touch their child, whether a hand or a toe, or letting them feed and hold their babies.

No Place Like CHOC
February 23, 2011

At CHOC Children's we know that children are not just small adults. Learn how we provide the unique care children need today and how we are advancing the pediatric care of tomorrow.

Tower Construction Time Lapse
February 23, 2011

CHOC Children's is taking bold action for transformative change - growing from a crucial regional pediatric care center to one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. The new tower is coming Spring 2013.

Carson
December 12, 2010

On Christmas night, tiny Carson Andrew was born, weighing only 2 lbs. 14 oz. He would spend the next three months fighting for every breath. Your donation will help children like Carson receive the life-saving care they so desperately need and deserve.

It's a Small World
December 01, 2010

In partnership with Disneyland Resort and CHOC Children's, Sylvania helped brighten the holidays for a special little girl named Adela and her family. Adela Jauregui, 8, a patient at CHOC Children's, along with some Disney friends, helped light up the It's a Small World ride at the Disneyland Resort to celebrate the start of the holiday season.

CHOC Walk 2010 - Walk Ambassador
August 24, 2010

We are honored to introduce the 2010 CHOC Walk in the Park Ambassador, Alexys Alonzo!

Thank You
August 24, 2010

Video of CHOC patients thanking donors for making a gift to CHOC.

Tumors in Children - Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh
July 29, 2010

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh dicusses the treatments available for children with tumors.

Water Safety and Drowning Prevention
July 14, 2010

Children and water can be a fatal combination. Drowning is a quick, silent event. A child can drown in as little as two inches of water. Contact the CHOC Community Education Department for information on our 3 Tragic Seconds Program: 714-509-8887.

Water Safety and Drowning Prevention - Spanish
July 14, 2010

Los niños y el agua pueden ser una combinación fatal. El ahogamiento ocurre en forma rápida y silenciosa. ¡Lo bueno es que ésto no tiene que sucederle a su niño! Las muertes por ahogo pueden prevenirse si se toman las medidas correctas. Contact the CHOC Community Education Department for information on our 3 Tragic Seconds Program: 714-532-8887.

Josh's Story
June 08, 2010

Josh is a 16 year old cancer patient who uses painting as a creative outlet for dealing with his treatment. In this video, Josh talks about his creative process and shows some of his work.

Give Miracles: Frankie's Story
June 04, 2010

Frankie Mach, a 20-year-old mother of two found out she had cancer; just days after her daughter's cancer went into remission. As Fox LA's Al Naipo reports, Mach is taking part in a unique treatment program, offered by CHOC and UC Irvine for adolescent and young adult cancer patients.

New Tower - Virtual Tour
May 14, 2010

The new CHOC Children's tower will bring an additional 28 patient beds to the hospital by 2013 and provide space for further growth in later phases. Get a preview of this amazing new space.

The Call
May 14, 2010

Documentary short film shot over the course of 15 days in the hospital providing a remarkable behind-the-scenes view of the miracles that unfold every day at one of country's top children's hospitals--CHOC Children's.

Pediatric Orthopaedic Conditions
April 05, 2010

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. Afshin Aminian, medical director of the CHOC Children's Orthopaedic Institute explains the various problems and treatments associated with pediatric orthopedic conditions.

Backpacks and Back Pain in Children
April 05, 2010

From the experts at CHOC Children's, this video describes how to properly wear a back pack to limit back strain.

Histiocytosis - Dr. Lilibeth Torno
April 03, 2010

Dr. Lilibeth Torno, Clinical Director of Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's, describes symptoms and treatment of histiocytosis. Plus, Megan El-Hinn describes her role as Oncology Case Coordinator.

Clinical Trials - Dr. Leonard Sender
April 03, 2010

Dr. Sender, Medical Director, Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's, describes for us the three phases of clinical trials.

Scenes from CHOC Follies 2010 - The Wizard of OC
March 29, 2010

This musical production features many talented Orange County residents singing and dancing to raise funds for CHOC Children's.

CHOC Night at Honda Center Recap
March 14, 2010

From our friends at OC Family: The Anaheim Ducks host CHOC Night at the Honda Center. Check out the action and fundraising activities along with shots of some of the players meeting a choc patient in the locker room!

Pediatric Cardiology - Dr. John Cleary
March 01, 2010

In this segment from American Health Journal, Dr. John Cleary discusses modern developments in pediatric cardiology.

Dr. Chang - CHOC Children's Heart Institute - LEAPS
February 24, 2010

Dr. Anthony Chang, Medical Director of the CHOC Childrens Heart Institute discusses Life-threatening Events Associated with Pediatric Patients in Sports (LEAPS) and the increase of sudden cardiac death in young athletes in O.C. and around the nation.

Helmet Safety
February 24, 2010

Tips on preventing brain injury and how to properly fit a helmet from the experts at CHOC Children's.

CHOC Children's Neuroscience Institute - Mason's Story
February 24, 2010

Dr. Muhonen, medical director of the CHOC Children's Neuroscience Institute talks about the emergency brain surgery that saved Mason's life.

Welcome to the CHOC Walk 2009
October 18, 2009

Kim Cripe, President and CEO of CHOC Children's, welcomes the walkers to the CHOC Walk in the Park 2009.

CHOC Walk 2009
October 18, 2009

More than 12,000 walkers participated in the 19th annual CHOC Walk in the Park, hosted by the Disneyland Resort. The walkers raised more than $1.5 million dollars for the hospital during this years event that took place on October 18th.

KIIS FM Lollipop Live 2009
September 15, 2009

On Tuesday, September 15th, KIIS FM spent the day with us from the Radio Lollipop Studios inside CHOC. Thanks to our friends at KIIS, CHOC Rocked (literally) with many celebrity guests stopping by the Radio Lollipop studio and visiting patients up on the floors.

Ryan Seacrest Prank Call - Lollipop Live 2009
September 15, 2009

On Tuesday, September 15th, KIIS FM spent the day with us from the Radio Lollipop Studios inside CHOC. Ryan Seacrest had some fun with our staff while visiting the floors.

CHOC Walk Kid Chairs
August 15, 2009

Every year, two special children lead 15,000 CHOC Supporters down Main Street, U.S.A. in the Disneyland® Resort in Anaheim California. These remarkable children remind us of how important CHOC Children's is to our community. It's for the children that we walk and it's for them that CHOC makes miracles and Disney® makes magic!

H1N1 Influenza - What the Public Should Know
July 31, 2009

Pediatric infectious disease subspecialist Jasjit Singh, M.D. specializes in international health issues, including vaccines for children. In this video, Dr. Singh discusses general information that the public should know about the H1N1 virus.

Car Seat Safety
July 31, 2009

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 1-14 in the United States. CHOC Child Passenger Safety expert explains California Law on restraining children in the car, best practices, how to select an appropriate seat for your child, and what you need to know to use and install your child restraint correctly.

Donor Profile - Chris Griffith
April 13, 2009

Chris Griffith, CHOC Children's Foundation Board Member, talks about why she enjoys giving back to CHOC.

Patient Profile - Jenee Areeckal
April 13, 2009

Jenee Areeckal, cancer survivor, talks about her experience with cancer as part of the It Can't Own Me--interviews with young cancer patients series.

Scenes from CHOC Follies XII - The Princess and the Prius
April 02, 2009

This hilarious musical production features 100 of Orange Countys prominent business, civic and society leaders singing and dancing to raise funds for CHOC Children's.

Germ Busters
March 09, 2009

Kids will become "GERMBUSTERS" when they learn how to protect themselves against germs when someone coughs or sneezes. Learn the importance of proper hand washing and figure out how easily germs are spread through a fun glitter experiment, book and video.

Ducks 2009
March 09, 2009

Video featuring the Anaheim Ducks and the relationship they have with CHOC Children's.

Master Campus Plan Update
October 14, 2008

Video that describes our recent upgrades to the hospital and talks about our plans for expanding the CHOC campus. Highlights include our new PICU and CVICU units, the new Ambulatory Care Center and Primary & Specialty Care Clinics and the new Outpatient Infusion Center in the existing North Tower.

State of the Hospital - Part 3
October 14, 2008

CEO Kim Cripe continues her discussion with local leaders about CHOC Children's future affiliation with UCI and our plans for growth and expansion.

State of the Hospital - Part 2
October 14, 2008

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Debra Mathias speaks to a group of community leaders about CHOC's Cancer, Heart, Neuroscience and Orthopaedics Institutes.

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State of the Hospital - Part 1
October 14, 2008

CEO Kim Cripe speaks to a group of local leaders about CHOC Children's history, present developments and plans for future growth.

Nursing Featured Employer Video
March 21, 2008

Nursing employer highlight video from Nurse TV

Scoliosis Screening Podcast
January 30, 2008

Dr. Afshin Aminian, Medical Director of the CHOC Orthopaedic Institute, describes how to detect scoliosis in children and adolescents and when to refer to a specialist.

Ducks Night Promotion
January 18, 2008

Two great teams come together for one great cause. CHOCO the bear and Wild Wing battle it out in this promotional video for CHOC night at the March 9 Ducks game at the Honda Center. (2008)

Go Kid Go
January 01, 2008

Promotional video describing CHOC's commitment to helping kids in our community.

CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital Highlights
December 01, 2007

CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital serves as the only dedicated pediatric healthcare facility for families in south Orange County, the surrounding coastal areas and north San Diego County.

Ducks Pre-Game Check Presentation
March 09, 2007

The Anaheim Ducks presented CHOC with a generous donation before the Ducks took to the ice on CHOC Night at the Honda Center.

Children's Miracle Network
February 22, 2007

Children's Miracle Network is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children’s hospitals across North America and Canada. Every dollar raised in Orange County through Children’s Miracle Network will now be given to CHOC to fund programs, research and equipment.

Why Come to CHOC
February 07, 2007

CHOC physicians, patients and their families talk about how CHOC provides expert pediatric care. Includes stories from our Heart, Neuroscience, Cancer and Critical Care programs.

On Air with Ryan Seacrest Segment
July 25, 2006

Ryan Seacrest radio program segment on KIIS-FM where a parent of a CHOC patient calls in to the morning show to talk about Ryan's involvement with CHOC.

Highlights from CHOC Follies X
May 21, 2006

The Follies is one of Orange County's most original and successful charity events, which has netted over $3 million for CHOC over the past ten years.

Sarah's Story
April 13, 2006

30 second commercial depicting CHOC patient Sarah who was diagnosed with leukemia. Sarah received cutting-edge treatment at the CHOC Cancer Institute.

Derek's Story
April 13, 2006

30 second commercial depicting CHOC patient Derek who came to us with water on the brain, and now, thanks to an advanced surgical procedure, he's back in the pool.

CHOC Rocks!
September 01, 2005

Parents and patients talk about their experiences at CHOC and how the doctors, nurses and staff have influenced them during their treatment.

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