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Doctor Builds Charlotte Ponce A New Ear, Pierces It

Charlotte's ear is healing well. Charlotte returned to Beaumont Children's Hospital in August for a skin graft procedure. During the surgery, Dr. Chaiyasate pierced Charlotte's new ear. It was a wonderful surprise.

For the first time in her life, she can now wear a pair of earrings.

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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