The pediatric neurology program at Children's Minnesota provides expert diagnosis and treatment for kids' brain and nervous system conditions. We understand that developing brains should be handled with care. And we treat young patients with the same TLC.
Since suffering concussions 24 hours apart, one sister has experienced some setbacks.
In recognition of Brain Injury Awareness Month and our focus on neurology, we’d like you to meet Douglas Hyder, MD, in this edition of Five Question Friday.
Children’s is the only pediatric hospital in the Midwest using Visualase, and Gavin Pierson is the only patient in the country to use this technology to treat a mature teratoma brain tumor.
Visualase has been the Kryptonite to Gavin Pierson’s tumor since he became the first person with a mature teratoma brain tumor to undergo the procedure.
As we approach Gavin’s 17th surgery, we do so with sadness, hope, determination and caution