Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology at CHOC, describes bladder exstrophy and what effects it has on children who have the condition.
During those times when you cannot be with your baby we invite you to identify four surrogates, people that can be there with your baby while you are away.
There are many different sights and sounds of monitors in the NICU and we understand it can be disconcerting. They are there to help monitor your baby.
In this video, Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology at CHOC, addresses the complications of neurogenic bladder.
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 - There are a lot of people who make up your child’s health care team and we understand it can be confusing. The team consists of many of people.
Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology at CHOC, discusses the unique care and treatment of bladder exstrophy in multidisciplinary fashion.
During rounding the healthcare team will come together to discuss what happened the day before and determine the plan of care for the day.
Many of our moms have learned of the benefits of breastfeeding and breastmilk. CHOC has Certified Lactation Consultants to help you with your questions.
In this segment, Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology, talks about importance of independence for an adolescent or teenager with neurogenic bladder.
In this segment, Dr. Michael Cater, CHOC, explains that there are many reasons for hives & describes the more common rashes that are treated.
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.
Dr. Tony Khoury, chief of pediatric urology of CHOC, explains what disorders of sexua Children'l differentiation (DSD) mean and how it relates to gender.
In this segment, Dr. Francois Lalonde tells us about the conditions that pediatric orthopaedics treat. They can range from birth defects to sports injuries.
In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Michael Muhonen, tells us exactly what dermoid cysts are and how they can be treated.
Not only does skin-to-skin provide closeness, it helps a baby maintain body warmth, sleep better, gain weight, & it improves mom’s breast milk production.
Dr. Sharief Taraman, CHOC, tells us what type of condition could mimic a brain tumor and what are the syptoms that patients can experience.
Dr. Felice Adler, speaks about pertussis, also known as whoopingi cough, how it is a highly contagious bacterial disease and is preventable.
Dr. Sharief Taraman shares with us how he decided to enter the field of pediatrics as he was going through medical school.
Dr. Gary Goodman shares that he wanted to become a doctor for a long time and when he specifically decided to enter the field of pediatric medicine.
In this segment of American Health Journal, Katherine Andreeff, MD, talks about bacterial and viral infections and their differences.
From her experiences as a child, Dr. Jacqueline Winkelmann reveals to us why she decided to become a pediatrician.
Dr. Afshin Aminian shares how he entered pediatric medicine, going from electrical engineering to orthopaedic surgery.
Being a doctor, Dr. Anthony Chang tells us about the pleasure he gets from seeing his small patients grow up to be adults.
Being a pediatric physician, Dr. Richard Gates shares with us how he likes interacting with patients and families.