Department of Pediatric Surgery

Multi-institutional study of Wilms tumor facilitates enrollment, optimizes treatment

Multi-institutional study finds that enrollment and outcomes were similar across racial and ethnic groups for children participating in therapeutic trials for Wilms tumor — the most common pediatric kidney cancer worldwide.

Pediatric ECMO program receives top recognition from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s receives top designation by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

Esophageal surgery patient Lily Hale with her parents, Jessica and Wesley

Novel surgery helps infant’s esophageal condition

Surgeons at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently performed an innovative surgery to repair a rare esophageal condition in a 9-month-old patient.

Four named to academic health leadership program

Four Vanderbilt faculty members have been selected to participate in the highly competitive Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine program.

Pediatric surgeon’s medical career began with a lucky catch

While he was in medical school, pediatric surgeon Joseph Fusco, MD, learned in an unusual way that he had thyroid cancer.

Representatives from Delta Dental and Children’s Hospital gathered June 12 at First Horizon Park in advance of the “Smile Power Sunday” Nashville Sounds game.

Delta Dental gift to support pediatric craniofacial program

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