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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, 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

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Beaumont vascular and wound care services offered in Macomb County

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