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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 participates in breast cancer vaccine research study

Michigan’s only health system taking part in multicenter, multinational study to help prevent recurrence of breast cancer Researchers at Beaumont Health System are seeking volunteers for a clinical research study to test a vaccine to prevent recurrence of early stage breast cancer.

A Generous, Life-Saving Gift: Woman Donates Kidney to Close Friend

Nancy Noble wrestled with kidney disease for two decades. Medication helped keep her healthy, until her doctor told her she needed a kidney transplant. Family members were unable to donate. However, Noble’s brother’s girlfriend, Michelle Rogers, was a match.

Beaumont awarded grants to study sports-related injury treatment, improve patients’ recovery

Two orthopedic organizations have presented Beaumont Health System with prestigious, competitive research grants that could improve patients’ recovery from both athletic and non-athletic injuries.

Thinking Green: Beaumont, Royal Oak celebrates Earth Day with eco-friendly activities

To commemorate Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22, Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak invites area residents to bring in unused and expired medications, mercury thermometers and medical sharps. Residents are also invited to attend an Earth Day Fair.

Beaumont, Royal Oak verified as Level II Pediatric Trauma Center; reverified as Level I Adult Trauma Center

The Trauma Center at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak has proven its ability to provide the entire spectrum of high-level surgical care for injured adults and children. The American College of Surgeons recently reverified Beaumont’s Royal Oak hospital as a Level I trauma center and recognized the hospital’s dedication to optimal care for children