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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 holds first international congress on underactive bladder

NIH-funded session in Bethesda to heighten awareness of little-known UAB Underactive bladder, estimated to affect more than 20 percent of the elderly population, is an unrecognized disease that has a major influence on the health and independence of seniors. Beaumont Health System urologists hope to heighten awareness of underactive

An angel in a red dress: Beaumont RN is national “Go Red for Women” spokesperson

As the administrative nurse manager of the cardiac unit at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Annette Sciberras, RN, knows the symptoms of heart disease very well. But even she ignored the warning signs of a heart problem. Born with a heart defect called pulmonary stenosis, she had life-saving surgery when she was six. The experience inspired her to

Nearly 260 Beaumont physicians named to 2014 Best Doctors in America® List

A total of 257 Beaumont Health System physicians appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014, including doctors from all three Beaumont hospitals. Only 5 percent of doctors in America earn this honor, decided by impartial peer review. “We are very proud of our high-quality physicians who practice in the Beaumont Health System,” says David

Beaumont launches program for children affected by bed wetting and incontinence

Incontinence of any kind can be an embarrassing problem for children and their families. To help combat this condition, Beaumont Children’s Hospital has a new physical therapy program for kids affected by bladder or bowel incontinence. The Get Rid of Wetness, or GROW, program is for children ages 5 to 17. It is being offered at three Beaumont

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe hosts events to promote women’s health

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe is holding a series of community education programs to promote women’s health. The monthly motivational series now through April features two area businesswomen who will coach women on how to fire up self-discipline, get past unhealthy things holding them back and create a bucket list of things they long to