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Midwest Fetal Care Center launches open fetal surgery program

On Jan. 17, Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health announced that the Midwest Fetal Care Center added open fetal surgery to its pioneering fetal care program, becoming one of less than a dozen centers in the country with these capabilities.

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Midwest Fetal Care Center physician explains open fetal surgery

Dr. Lillegard explains more about the new open fetal surgery program and the Midwest Fetal Care Center’s service

Midwest Fetal Care Center Launches Open Fetal Surgery Program

Children’s Minnesota and Allina Health announced that the Midwest Fetal Care Center added open fetal surgery to its pioneering fetal care program.

Vaccine skeptics draw concern from pediatric health experts

Patsy Stinchfield, MS, RN, CPNP, CIC, senior director of infection prevention and control at Children's Minnesota, discussed vaccine safety in the U.S.

Marc Gorelick is named president and COO of Children’s Minnesota

Children’s Minnesota named Marc Gorelick president and chief operating officer, effective March 20.

Standardized review methods help Children’s Minnesota determine which vaccines to use

Joseph Kurland, MPH, vaccine specialist and infection preventionist, co-authored a Becker’s Hospital Review article on meningitis with Dr. Leonard Friedland, vice president and director of scientific affairs & public health for GSK, a global health care company.

Dr. Friedrichsdorf explains the science behind children in pain

Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, medical director of the Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care and Integrative Medicine, discussed the science behind pediatric pain management.

Children’s Minnesota names next president and chief operating officer

Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. – (January 5, 2017) – Children’s Minnesota is pleased to welcome Marc Gorelick, MD, as its new president and chief operating officer. Dr. Gorelick, who is chief operating officer and executive vice president of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW), will begin his role at Children’s Minnesota on March 20.

Dr. Schultz conducts research on young patient’s Pleuropulmonary Blastoma tumors

Dr. Kris Ann Schultz collected samples from a patient's tumors to conduct research and develop better ways to diagnose and treat the cancer.

Children’s Theatre Company “Cinderella” stars visit patients

Cinderella and Prince Charming visited patients at the hospital.