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Physician-scientist Teresa Lee, MD, MS uses her training in pediatrics, pediatric cardiology, and clinical genetics to understand the genetic causes of infantile cardiomyopathy.
Columbia's team of surgical innovators are developing and refining mini-invasive procedures, hybrid approaches, and novel ways to repair or reconstruct heart valves in children.
Christopher J. Petit, MD, internationally recognized for clinical innovation and excellence in interventional cardiology, has been appointed Director of Pediatric Cardiology.
During CPET Columbia cardio-physiologists put the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and skeletal muscle systems to work together to assess a child’s overall aerobic fitness.
- February 26, 2021
When Dr. Wendy Chung identified the Olson children's rare disease, “It was like someone turned on the flashlight, and at least now we have a vision of how to move forward," says their mother Colleen.
- October 5, 2020
Monica Bhatia, MD, director of Columbia’s Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Program, is participating in a trial evaluating gene editing as a curative treatment for patients with sickle cell disease.
Source:CNNSeptember 2, 2020
The higher rates of MIS-C in Black and Latino children are just the tip of the iceberg in health inequities in the US.
- September 1, 2020
Over the past two years, the Department of Pediatrics has engaged in efforts to coalesce clinical, research, community, and educational endeavors at Columbia focused on pediatric obesity.
- August 13, 2020
Members of our pediatric palliative care team work to ease children's pain and facilitate communication and decision-making to ensure that families' values and preferences are heard and respected.
Source:NYP Health MattersMay 20, 2020
Columbia University chief of pediatric critical care medicine Dr. Steve Kernie explains the rare, new inflammatory syndrome in children and symptoms parents should look for.