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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 offers natural childbirth workshop in Troy

Beaumont’s Natural Birth Workshop provides expecting moms the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for a natural childbirthing experience. The course teaches expecting mothers and their support person breathing, relaxation, massage and other complementary techniques to support a comfortable, calm birthing experience.

Beaumont, Botsford, Oakwood reach definitive agreement to create new, not-for-profit health organization

Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations into a new $3.8 billion health care organization following unanimous approval by their boards today.

Beaumont research finds advanced CT scanners reduce patient radiation exposure

Computed tomography scans are an accepted standard of care for diagnosing heart and lung conditions. But clinicians worry that the growing use of CT scans could be placing patients at a higher lifetime risk of cancer from radiation exposure.

Education program motivates Waterford man to take charge of his diabetes

For Ivan Brown, 68, it came out of the blue. One morning last November, he woke up and experienced difficulty walking. Explains the Waterford resident, “It’s like I couldn’t walk. Scary.” His left foot was numb.

Beaumont opens BioSkills Lab: High-tech training center for cardiovascular medical technologies

Beaumont Health System has launched a one-of-a-kind BioSkills Lab providing hands-on training for physicians in the use of new, advanced cardiovascular medical technologies.