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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 researcher principal in Blue Cross pilot studying use of cardiac CT

Gilbert Raff, M.D., director for Beaumont Hospital's Ministrelli Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging and member of the Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging Consortium of Michigan, is medical director in a Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network program studying the use of cardiac computed tomography. In partnership with 21

Bariatric surgery program - highest accreditation

The American College of Surgeons Bariatric Surgery Center Network recently named Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak a Level 1a Accredited Bariatric Center. There are currently just 35 hospitals in the nation with Level 1 accreditation. Beaumont is the second in Michigan. With Level 1a accreditation - the highest conferred by the ACS - patients from

Beaumont research studying neurological emergencies

Stroke, traumatic brain injuries, seizures, meningitis and spinal cord injuries are examples of neurological emergencies. As with any medical emergency, urgent treatment can save lives and reduce long-term complications. Stroke is the leading cause of serious and lasting disability, as well as the third leading cause of death among Americans.

Beaumont, Troy breaks ground for expansion

As it celebrates 30 years of serving its community, Beaumont Hospital in Troy recently broke ground for a major expansion including an Emergency Center addition, a critical care tower, a comprehensive outpatient services center including an expanded Family Medicine program and a professional office building. In addition, plans call for bridging

Heart disease and kidney disease interactions

A study led by Peter McCullough, M.D. of Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, published in the June 11 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, found three markers of chronic kidney disease related to the risk of heart disease. Furthermore, findings from another study, also part of the Kidney Early Evaluation Program, demonstrated heart disease is