Pediatrics

Neurological Surgery, P.C., Provides World-Class Care for Children Facing Brain Surgery

John A. Grant, MD, FACS, BCh, MB, neurosurgeon and Director of Pediatric Brain Tumors with the Long Island Brain Tumor Center at Neurological Surgery, P.C., offers reassurance for families with children who have brain tumors or malformations.


A Cost-effective Approach to Treating Pediatric C-diff

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) via nasogastric feeding tube (NGT) is a cheaper yet similarly effective treatment method for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) in children when compared with FMT via colonoscopy or nasoduodenal tube, a study from Children’s Hospital Colorado has found.


Meeting the Challenge of Transitioning Diabetic Young People to Adult Care

A new transition model benefits teenagers and young adults with Type 1 diabetes who are moving from pediatric to adult care, researchers say.


Exposure of the Pediatrician to Liability for Medical Malpractice

The volume of lawsuits against pediatricians appears to be relatively low. However, the exposure may be substantial because a large portion of lawsuits filed against pediatricians claim the injury includes brain damage. Based on a lifetime of pain, suffering, as well as enormous special damages for medical care and therapies, these suits often translate into a larger monetary exposure.


A Powerful Synergy between Research, Teaching and Practice at the Pediatric Ophthalmology Program at Montefiore Medical Center

With specialists and subspecialists in every area of pediatric ophthalmology, the program combines leading-edge research, exceptional patient care informed by 30 years of service, and a solid commitment to understanding and working with patients and families in the Bronx and surrounding communities.