Noticing a skin lump on a child can be scary. Fortunately, most skin lumps are not a major cause for concern.
Dr. David Gibbs, a pediatric surgeon and the director of trauma services at CHOC, discusses tips for minimizing scarring after surgery.
Pectus excavatum (sunken chest) is a chest wall abnormality in kids. CHOC surgeons treat it with the Nuss Procedure.
Dr. David Gibbs, pediatric surgeon at CHOC, discusses the importance of kids being treated by a surgeon specially trained in pediatrics.
CHOC wants its patients and families to get to know its specialists. Today, meet Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh, a pediatric surgeon.
The addition of a new CHOC surgeon with unique expertise lays groundwork for an expansion of CHOC’s surgical services.
A majority of breast masses in teen girls are benign, but their size and associated pain may require surgery, per a CHOC pediatric surgeon.
Child Life Specialist Brianne Ortiz offers tips for preparing children, from toddlers to teens, for surgery.
CHOC has a trained and experienced team that includes perinatologists, neonatologists, pediatric surgeons and NICU nurses to help.