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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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Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics created to honor iconic doctor’s legacy

Beaumont Health System announces the creation of the Harry N. Herkowitz, M.D., Distinguished Chair in Orthopaedics. About 300 physicians, family, friends, patients and former students have contributed more than $2.2 million to honor the achievements of Dr. Herkowitz and Beaumont Orthopaedics.

One month after surgery, young double mastectomy BRCA positive patient ‘feels wonderful’

Now that the surgery is over and Rothe is recovering, she feels even more confident about her decision. She says she is doing great and feels wonderful, one month after the surgery.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak named Practice Greenhealth Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award winner

The Environmental Excellence Award recognizes health-care facilities that exemplify environmental excellence and setting the highest standards for environmental practices in health care.

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak spine surgery program awarded certification from The Joint Commission

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak has earned certification of its combined Neuroscience and Orthopedic Spine Surgery Program by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

‘Music with Heart’ concert at Oakland University benefits heart health

Oakland University music majors and alumni are helping to raise funds for heart health programs at Beaumont Hospital, Troy through a “Music with Heart” benefit concert on Saturday, June 28 on the OU campus in Rochester.