Archive | July, 2013

Dr. Nugent with patient and patient family

Dr. Nugent: Treating Heart Defects in Children

A few minutes with Dr. Nugent will reveal some certainties. He is passionate about and uniquely skilled at caring for children with heart defects, both in the clinic and through research. He has an encyclopedic understanding of how the heart works. And he is not from Texas. “I’m from Melbourne, Australia,” he says in his […]

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Phillip Phillips tunes his guitar during a break at the Seacrest Studios

Phillip Phillips Entertains Patients at Children’s

Phillip Phillips, winner of the eleventh season of American Idol, recently visited Children’s Medical Center Dallas where he sang Home and visited with patients at Seacrest Studios, part of The Red Balloon Network. Phillip won American Idol viewers’ hearts with his down-home Georgia attitude and unique musical style. During Idol, Phillips suffered from a congenital kidney […]

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Children's Urology Program Receives U.S. News & World Report Badge

Center for Pediatric Urology at Children’s Recognized

For the fifth consecutive year, the Center for Pediatric Urology was listed in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings of pediatric specialties. Patricio Gargollo, M.D., director of Pediatric Urology Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, talks about what the ranking means, why he’s proud to work here and why we should all be proud […]

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10 Tips for a Safe Independence Day

Summertime is in full swing, and families everywhere are swimming, boating and planning July 4th celebrations. Brush up on these helpful safety tips to ensure your family’s holiday doesn’t include a trip to the Emergency Department. 10 Tips for Fireworks Safety There’s nothing like the “oohs” and “ahs” that beautiful fireworks prompt from children on […]

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Historical marker honors our heritage

On June 28, we unveiled our Texas Historical Commission historical marker at the site of Dallas Baby Camp, the precursor to Children’s Medical Center, on the Old Parkland campus. The marker pays tribute to the group of nurses, led by May Forster Smith, who in 1913 organized the Dallas Baby Camp, an open-air clinic on […]

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