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Charlotte Ponce New Ear Surgery Complete

Kongkrit Chaiyasate, M.D., pediatric plastic surgeon, Beaumont Children’s Hospital, has attached a new ear he created for 12-year-old Charlotte Ponce of Spring Lake, Mich.

On April 15, 2014, Dr. Chaiyasate removed pieces of Charlotte’s ribs to create a new ear. He placed the molded pieces of the ribs under Charlotte’s forearm to allow skin to grow around the new ear. On July 10, 2014, Dr. Chaiyasate removed the ear from the child’s arm and attached it to her head.

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Beaumont Health System appoints three board directors

Beaumont Health System has announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors. They are: Richard Astrein, Huntington Woods, president and owner of Astrein Creative Jewelers in Birmingham. Astrein has served as a Beaumont trustee since 2002. He also serves as a Beaumont Foundation board member and as co-chair of Stars

Beaumont Health System appoints five trustees

Five community residents were recently elected as trustees of Beaumont Health System. Beaumont has 105 trustees who meet twice a year and serve on committees to make recommendations to Beaumont’s board of directors. Stephen Eisenberg, Bloomfield Hills, is president of Kenwal Steele Corporation. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of

Beaumont hosts ’Women, Wisdom and Wellness‘ event to increase breast health awareness

Beaumont Health System is hosting a health fair to educate women on breast health, nutrition and wellness. The event will be held March 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Auburn Hills Community Center located at 1827 N. Squirrel Road, Auburn Hills. Digital mammography at Beaumont Speaking at this free event is Eric A. Brown, M.D., director of

National Pancake Day on March 4 supports Beaumont Children’s Hospital

Order up at IHOP’s National Pancake Day on March 4 to benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. IHOP will be serving up a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes to guests during its annual event to help sick and injured children. Guests then are encouraged to make donations to help Beaumont Children’s

Beaumont first in U.S. to treat prostate cancer with MRI-guided ultrasound therapy

Research study testing effectiveness of new outpatient treatment for localized prostate cancer Dr. James Relle, urologist (right), and Dr. Kiran Nandalur,radiologist, review MRI images of a prostate cancer patient. Urologists at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak are first in the U.S. to treat localized prostate cancer with a transurethral