Surgical Services

Spasticity: How to Treat Muscle Tightness and Pain

Imagine wanting to stretch out your legs or arms — to open and close your hands or to flex your... Read full post »
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Breast Reduction Surgery: When Is It Necessary for a Young Woman?

Macromastia, or breast hypertrophy, is characterized by breasts that are disproportionately large compared to the rest of the body. Young... Read full post »
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Anorectal Malformations: Surgery and Beyond

Anorectal Malformations (ARM) are rare defects present at birth in 1 in 5000 children. ARM are found in both boys... Read full post »
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Robotic Surgery: Advancements in the Operating Room

As a medical student in the late 80s interested in steering my future toward a career in surgery, I did... Read full post »
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Burn Injuries: When Should You See a Doctor?

Burns can be scary, both for children and parents and it’s not always clear whether you can take care of... Read full post »

Umbilical Hernia: When Should You Worry?

One of the first milestones new parents look forward to is the healing of their infant’s belly button. After a week... Read full post »