Lurie Children’s Recognized as Level 1 Pediatric Surgery Center – But What Does It Mean?

By Marleta Reynolds, MD, Surgeon-in-Chief; Chair, Department of Pediatric Surgery; Lydia J. Fredrickson Professor of Pediatric Surgery; Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine   It’s a badge of honor for sure. Lurie Children’s was among the first … Read More

Happy, Healthy and Hilarious – Boy Born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Thrives Five Years Post Surgery

During a 26-week ultrasound, Lori’s doctor told her, “We need a further look.” It was during that further look that her unborn son, Garisen, was diagnosed with left congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a serious condition where a hole in the … Read More