Christina Portugal, a surgical unit assistant shares what inspires her to lead her employee-filled CHOC Walk team every year.
Jordan was enjoying a fun break with his family in Big Bear, Calif. when he started complaining of stomach pains. His family never imagined that he would need to undergo surgery at CHOC Hospital a mere 24 hours later.
A photo road map showing key aspects of the patient and family journey through the Tidwell Procedure Center at CHOC Hospital.
Learn more about the safety of pediatric anesthesia.
Noticing a skin lump on a child can be scary and it’s easy to assume the worst. Fortunately, most skin lumps are benign and not a major cause for concern. Learn more.
The addition of a new CHOC pediatric surgeon with a unique expertise lays the groundwork for an expansion of CHOC’s surgical services for the smallest of patients. While specializing in the full spectrum of pediatric surgery, Dr. Peter Yu has special expertise in the surgical treatment of babies before birth, and is working with hospital […]
Breast masses can be a cause of concern for adolescent girls and their parents. Fortunately, the majority of these masses are benign tumors, and breast cancer remains very rare among this age group. The size of the mass, however, and associated pain may warrant surgery, says Dr. Maryam Gholizadeh, CHOC pediatric surgeon. A young patient […]