Group News

The NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital (MSCHONY) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center has been named the Northeast’s only Level I Pediatric Surgery Center, has been named the Northeast’s only Level I Pediatric Surgery Center, according to the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Children’s Surgery Verification Committee. This distinction is rare - only 18 hospitals in the United States have reached Level I status.
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Starting April 29, 2019, three of Columbia’s pediatric surgeons will be holding office hours for patients in the Westchester area. These providers will be able to visit with patients and their parents for consultations and follow-up care at the ColumbiaDoctors Children’s Health office on North Broadway in White Plains.
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Obesity is a national epidemic, and it’s affecting our children at an alarming rate. Today, some 2 million teenagers suffer from severe obesity. And Dr. Jeffrey Zitsman, Director of the Center for Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, declares they are all candidates for weight loss surgery.
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Leading surgeons from NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital are collaborating with the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (CHoNJ) to perform pediatric cardiac surgical procedures.
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The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding is a death that could have been prevented.
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

Cleft Lip and Palate Team Day

NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital are recognized leaders in Craniofacial Surgery
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What's New in the Department of Surgery

NYP/Columbia Welcomes New Faculty

In 2018, we welcomed several internationally renowned physicians to the Department of Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. These men and women are leaders in their respective fields. They have a track record of innovation and their collaborative multidisciplinary team approach allows them to provide the very highest level of patient care. While these surgeons spearhead the newest treatments and techniques, they are also very compassionate communicators.
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NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, a national leader in neonatal cardiac surgery, is known for the treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome, transposition of the great arteries, interrupted aortic arch and tetralogy of Fallot.
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NYP/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital has received $100,000 grant from The Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma to study fluid management for critically ill pediatric trauma patients. “Traditionally resuscitation of these patients has involved high VOLUME fluid administration, yet recent studies suggest that restricting fluids may be beneficial,” says Vincent Duron, MD, Principal Investigator of this study. “Our goal is to establish guidelines for this situation."
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