An upcoming well-check appointment for her teenage son had slipped Courtney Berney’s mind until her CHOC pediatrician called her one day with a reminder. “I didn’t even remember that we had a well-check,” she says. “I did ask if we should still go, even with COVID-19 happening.” Dr. Eric Ball gave Courtney an overview of […]
A common procedure, hernia repair is typically an outpatient surgery, meaning the child can go home the same day as the surgery.
Spotting a lump or bump on a child’s body would be scary for any parent, but mom and dad can rest assured: Hernias are common and their repair is among the most common procedures performed on kids, a CHOC pediatric general surgeon says. Just in time for national Hernia Awareness Month, Dr. Mustafa Kabeer offers […]