Category Archives: Surgery

Fairport Festival Benefits Hospital

With a great line up of live music, tons of food, and children’s activities, Fairport residents Rob Burch and Andy McDermott have once again put together one of the most anticipated summer events in the Rochester area — the 9th … Continue reading

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Patients Make Memories at Craniofacial Camp

July 26 was a perfect day for this year’s Craniofacial Camp. Rays of sunlight beamed on Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park of North Java, New York, where dozens of patients from Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Cleft and Craniofacial Center gathered for a day … Continue reading

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Pediatric Surgery Team Receives Star for Act of Kindness

Golisano Children’s Hospital Pediatric Surgeon Yi-Horng Lee, M.D., and Jennifer Maddison, N.P., were recently recognized as Strong Stars for their act of kindness that involved a pediatric patient. “We had a pediatric patient who was having his port removed after … Continue reading

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Kiwanis Pledges NICU Room in Honor of One of Their Own

As Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals sponsors, Rochester-area Kiwanis Clubs have always been supporters of Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. But recently, the 18 Kiwanis Clubs of the Genesee Division have stepped up in an incredible … Continue reading

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Orthopaedic Car Seat & Restraint Program: Not Just About Safety, but Also About Quality of Life

Every year, thousands of children die from a lack of safe car restraint systems. In pediatric health care, one specific group of patients has more difficulty using the current restraint systems available: orthopaedic patients who are placed in either spica … Continue reading

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Gala Celebrates 25 Years by Looking Back at the Story of Golisano Children’s Hospital

The story of Golisano Children’s Hospital and our new building is a long one, one that starts almost a hundred years ago and one that will be celebrated at the 25th annual Children’s Hospital Gala Saturday, Oct. 20. Once upon … Continue reading

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Breaking Ground on a New Era in Children’s Health

On Monday morning, we’ll be breaking ground on our new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. We’ve been planning for this hospital for five years and in less than three years, we’ll be opening the doors. … Continue reading

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Interior Design of Golisano Children’s Hospital to Be Soothing, Engaging

The new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center will be a place of healing, but it will also be a place to celebrate who our patients, families, faculty and staff are. Ballinger architects and hospital staff … Continue reading

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Born with Heart Condition, Today Chris Avena Lives Life in the Fast Lane

Driving fast cars, roller coaster riding and skydiving and are not typical hobbies for patients born with a heart problem. However, for thrill-seekers like Chris Avena, a heart defect will always come second to a rush of adrenaline. Born at … Continue reading

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Teen’s Hospital Experience Ended with Souvenir Smiles and Smiley Faces

In February 2011, 13-year-old Sarah Casto woke her parents up early in the morning, complaining that her stomach hurt very badly. Sarah’s parents called her pediatrician, Richard Bloom, M.D., who told them that Sarah might have appendicitis. He immediately sent … Continue reading

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