Surgeries

Joseph Breeyear, left, Todd Edwards, PhD, and colleagues are studying how high blood pressure genes can improve heart surgery survival in children.

High blood pressure genes improve heart surgery survival in children

Vanderbilt researchers have found that children with a genetic makeup that predicts high blood pressure as adults are more likely to survive congenital heart defect repair surgery.

Officials cut the ribbon at last week’s dedication of VUMC’s new hybrid operating rooms.

VUMC debuts two new state-of-the-art hybrid operating rooms

Vanderbilt is opening two of the newest generation of hybrid operating rooms, which each combine a traditional operating room with the latest advanced imaging equipment.

New Clinician Spotlight: Caitlin Demarest

Caitlin Demarest, MD, PhD, recently joined the Department of Thoracic Surgery as an assistant professor, having been recruited to Vanderbilt by her mentor, Matthew Bacchetta, MD, MBA.

Rondi Kauffmann, MD, MPH, seated, reviews a patient’s medical history with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students Natasha Hughes, far left, and Candace Grisham, during a recent surgical clinic.

Pandemic spurs expansion of surgical care for underserved

When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down international travel necessary for overseas medical initiatives, Vanderbilt’s Rondi Kauffmann, MD, MPH, began brainstorming ways to extend surgical care to those in need much closer to home.

O’Neill honored with American Pediatric Surgical Association Humanitarian Award

The American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) has recognized James O’Neill, MD, professor of Surgery, emeritus, and former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, with the 2021 Humanitarian Award.

Academy for Excellence in Education elects 28 new members

The Academy for Excellence in Education has elected 28 new members for 2021.

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