Dr. Peter Yu, a pediatric general and thoracic surgeon at CHOC, answers the most common questions he gets as a pediatric surgeon.
CHOC’s COVID-19 hotline helped one mom get clarity on where to bring her son for care during a pandemic. He had appendicitis, and is now doing well.
Our son was diagnosed with CPAM (congenital cystic pulmonary malformation). Today we are so grateful our son is happy and healthy.
Teens who have undergone the Nuss procedure to correct pectus excavatum or sunken chest offer advice and encouragement to other teens.
Teens who have undergone spinal fusion surgery for scoliosis offer advice and encouragement to other teenagers facing the same procedure.
Bowie and Finley’s parents knew they were fighters. Their mom shares their journey with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Stella was diagnosed with bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS). At 5 months old she had surgery to remove the mass, and today she’s thriving.
Children and teens with hyperhidrosis have excessive sweating regardless of the environmental temperature and emotional factors.
Nico has endured several surgeries. He was naturally worried during his first wound care appointment, before he realized it didn’t hurt.