What is the appendix, and why does it send so many people to the emergency room with stomach pain? Dr. Peter Yu, CHOC Children’s pediatric general and thoracic surgeon, explains everything you’ve ever wondered about the appendix, appendicitis and more.
Children with life-threatening conditions are often candidates for clinical trials. If your child has a serious illness, your doctor might talk to you about enrolling your child in a clinical trial.
CHOC Children’s wants its medical staff and patients to get to know its growing team of physicians, including primary and specialty care providers. Today, meet one of our specialists, Dr. Shireen Guide, a pediatric dermatologist.
CHOC Children’s urology program, ranked one of the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, has grown with the addition of Dr. Heidi Stephany.
Batten disease typically begins with language delays and seizures before age 3, and rapidly progresses.