Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe opens renovated pediatrics unit

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe has opened a newly renovated, seven-bed inpatient unit for pediatric care that features state-of-the-art technology and all-private rooms in a child and parent friendly environment. "We are excited about renewing out commitment to Pediatric services," says Jeanne Lewandowski, M.D., chief of Pediatrics at

Beaumont trauma center receives reverification

The American College of Surgeons recently reverified the Level I trauma center at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. Level I-designated trauma centers provide the highest level of surgical care to trauma patients in the United States. "This achievement recognizes our trauma team's dedication and expertise in providing optimal care for

Beaumont sees results in nation's 1st urinary nerve rewiring surgeries for spina bifida patients

View video from the press conference. Seven children from across the United States are gaining bladder control through a revolutionary, first-in-the-nation nerve rerouting surgery for patients with spina bifida. The surgeries were conducted in 2007 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. The children previously required the insertion of a

Beaumont breaks ground for Commerce Twp. medical center

Today Beaumont Hospitals officially broke ground for its new medical center in Commerce Township on a 35-acre site located on Maple Road between M-5 and Welch Road. The $70-million project, at approximately 175,000 square feet, will include a freestanding emergency center, physician offices, rehabilitation services, diagnostic imaging, nuclear

Beaumont Hospitals launches invention creation center

Beaumont Hospitals in Royal Oak, Mich. has launched a new resource for medical device developers. The Beaumont Commercialization Center will help manufacturers and inventors bring their ideas for new medical devices and technology to reality. This full-service center is the first of its kind to blend product development knowledge with the

Beaumont offers minimally invasive back surgery

Theresa Moreland of Novi remembers having problems standing for longer than ten minutes. She fatigued easily. Then one morning after several attempts, she could barely get out of bed. "It was scary," explains Moreland, 77, "My legs felt frozen." After a visit to her doctor, Fernando Diaz, M.D., Ph.D., she was diagnosed with a

Safety City U.S.A. to host children's summer camp

Safety City U.S.A., the first nonprofit, injury prevention/safety education center in Michigan, is hosting a summer camp program for children ages 6 to 9. Three one-week camp sessions are available during July and August. Each session runs Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and is $120 per camper. The camp fee includes all

April 5 ‘Blanket Beaumont' marathon to help comfort patients

As cartoonist Charles Schultz depicted in his comic strip, "Peanuts", we shouldn't underestimate the comfort derived from a warm blanket. Along with medical expertise, Beaumont Hospital staff and volunteers dispense hundreds of handmade blankets each year to help comfort patients. When Beth Laperriere's grandson was rushed to

Beaumont seeks approval for Royal Oak hospital expansion

Beaumont Hospitals has filed a certificate of need application for state Department of Community Health approval of a $204-million north expansion at its Royal Oak hospital. The project calls for 346,000 -square-feet of new construction that includes a replacement Emergency Center, a 36-bed intensive care unit, four operating rooms and a

Beaumont studying joint wear with hip simulator

Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak is one of the only health care facilities in the United States using a 12-station hip simulator to measure wear and tear on total joint replacement devices. "This new piece of equipment allows our researchers to test total hip joint replacement parts under conditions approximating those occurring in the human