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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 »

Labial Adhesions: The Gynecological Problem You Haven’t Heard About

When the inner lips (labia minora) of the vagina become stuck together, it is called a labial adhesion. This is... Read full post »

Emergency! Testicular Torsion!

There aren’t many true emergencies in my field of pediatric urology, but torsion of the testicle is one of the... Read full post »

Can Kids Get Kidney Stones?

“I had no idea that kids could get kidney stones.” This is something I hear frequently from parents whose children... Read full post »

Why We Talk about Poop for a Peeing Problem

Is your child urgently running to the bathroom and having urinary accidents? Is your child experiencing urinary tract infections (UTIs)... Read full post »

Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction: Why Nationwide Children’s?

Marc Levitt, MD, joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital in March. Dr. Levitt is an internationally known colorectal surgeon, providing care to... Read full post »

Raising a Child with Ambiguous Genitalia

When my wife was pregnant with our three children, we chose not to know the sex prior to birth because... Read full post »

Medical Mission to Honduras

This weekend, a team of pediatric specialists will be traveling from Columbus to Honduras to conduct a one week medical/surgical... Read full post »