As the parent of a child with gastrointestinal issues, Kris wasn’t immediately concerned when her son Nolan complained of a stomachache while they were watching TV together. When his pain quickly got worse and Nolan started to vomit, Kris knew it was time to call CHOC. “With COVID-19 going on, I didn’t know if the […]
Dr. Mustafa Kabeer
In celebration of Doctor’s Day, we asked a few of our physicians what’s the funniest thing a patient has ever told you?
Alicia underwent several surgeries in her early days of life to repair a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a hole in the diaphragm.
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 […]