Category: Pediatrics (Page 2)
Pediatric Brain Tumors — Recognizing the Warning Signs
By taking a closer look at two cases of Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma, both teen patients referred to UVA Children’s Hospital, we can get a better understanding of when to consider brain tumor as a potential diagnosis.
Four UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Featured in U.S. News ‘Best Children’s Hospitals’ Rankings
The 2016-2017 “Best Children’s Hospital” guide from U.S. News & World Report highlights four nationally ranked specialties at UVA Children’s Hospital.
New App Platform Aims to Improve In-Home Monitoring of Congenital Heart Patients
Two clinicians at UVA Children’s Hospital are working to strengthen the link between parents and providers after the patient is discharged from the hospital.
New Process for Transferring Patients to UVA Children’s Hospital
While this transfer process is very similar to our adult inpatient transfer process, there are some differences you need to be aware of.
Reinventing Childhood Metabolic Syndrome Testing
UVA pediatric endocrinologist helped create a new MetS Severity Score that is more specific in terms of gender, race and ethnicity, and can be used to assess risk over time.
Get to Know: Pediatric Dermatologist Barrett Zlotoff, MD
Find out why Zlotoff considers education to be an integral part of his practice.
UVA Earns Baby-Friendly Hospital Award
UVA Children’s Hospital and UVA Women’s Services have earned a prestigious designation for providing the highest level of care for new mothers and their babies.
Get to Know: Pediatric Neurosurgeon Kelly Mahaney, MD, MS
Learn more about Dr. Mahaney, who will be working alongside John Jane, Jr., MD, to treat epilepsy, tumors, spinal conditions, congenital abnormalities and more.
New Pediatric Cardiology Clinic Now Open in Richmond
UVA specialists will provide evaluations and comprehensive condition management for children with all types of congenital and acquired heart conditions.
Four UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Ranked in U.S. News ‘Best Children’s Hospitals’ Guide
Pulmonology and orthopedics among those specialties recognized for patient outcomes and use of best practices.