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Doctor with girl in examination room
Patient Stories Jul 26, 2018

Quick coordinated care: How Caroline got her spunk back

Katie Lott Writer

Quick action by her pediatricians and highly specialized care helped 10-year-old Caroline overcome an abdominal tumor.

Henry With Visitors
Patient Stories Dec 07, 2017

How a surgeon at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is looking to change the way we treat appendicitis

Evan Solochek Writer

On a late Sunday afternoon in early August, after a long, hot weekend of playing and swimming and running around, 10-year-old Henry Copps came home for dinner complaining of a stomach ache. As active kids of that age are prone

Surgeons During Procedure
Patient Stories Aug 03, 2017

Parents trust Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin to disconnect half of child’s brain

J. Channing Tassone, MD Orthopedic Surgeon

After suffering an inexplicable stroke as an infant, Kade Lubner experienced debilitating seizures throughout his life.

Child in hospital bed with Elmo doll
Patient Stories Jan 12, 2017

Why the best care for kids includes caring for stuffed animals

Stacy Bobber, MSN, RN, CPN Clinic Supervisor

As a pediatric nurse for 12 years, it was exciting to see NBC Nightly News visit Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and highlight something we do here all the time for our patients to put them at ease.

Woman holding baby
Patient Stories Nov 14, 2016

Born without a trachea, baby’s life saved by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

John Densmore, MD Surgeon

Never before in the United States has a baby survived when born without a trachea, otherwise known as the windpipe.

Operating room with doctors in scrubs
Tips Oct 20, 2016

Answering questions about pediatric surgical care, behind-the-scenes in an operating room

J. Channing Tassone, MD Orthopedic Surgeon

I recently had the opportunity on our Facebook page to give a live tour of an operating room and explain how our pediatric surgical center is equipped to give the best surgical care for kids.

Surgery
News May 16, 2016

Prestigious surgical verification earned by Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, among first in nation

Michael Gutzeit, MD Chief Medical Officer

Millions of children in the United States undergo surgery every year, but many are having the procedures done in general hospitals that are not best equipped to give them the specialized care.

Child with cast in hospital bed
News Sep 12, 2014

Your child needs surgery: Why pediatric expertise is important

Keith Oldham, MD Surgeon in Chief

At Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, one of our fundamental beliefs is that treating kids is different than treating adults, and that the best possible care only comes through specialized pediatric training.