Amazing Magazine Summer 2015

Amazing Magazine Summer 2015

In our premiere issue of Amazing, Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital introduces you to the big things happening at our hospital. From being one of the first hospitals in Louisiana to offer pediatric robotic surgery, to treating leukemia patients right here in Baton Rouge, we are excited to share the stories of our doctors, our team and our patients. 

Pediatric Robotic Surgery

Surgery can be scary for anyone, but pediatric surgery can induce even more anxiety in parents and other family members alike. What if as a parent, you knew there was a new option for surgery? One that created smaller incisions, improved the surgeon’s ability to repair or treat the damage, and meant a shorter recovery time for your child? It’s now possible at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital with James Wood, MD at the forefront of this emerging field.

Read the full story   Robotics By the Numbers

Amazing Physician

Meet Emergency Room physician Chris Woodward, DO, a physician who goes above and beyond to care for Louisiana’s children. Trained in osteopathic medicine, Dr. Woodward shares with us how he began his career in medicine, and what has inspired him to care for children and their families during some of the scariest times of their life.

Read the full story   Emergency vs. Urgent Care

Patient Spotlight

Are you in the know about vaccinations? Sandra Franz, MD talks with us about the benefits of vaccines and the serious risks to children who are not vaccinated.

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Program Spotlight

Sudden cardiac arrest strikes Louisiana teens every year. A group of Baton Rouge cardiologists and the Louisiana Pediatric Cardiology Foundation are working to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Led by Michael Brumund, MD, this program aims to screen every high school athlete twice in the high school career.

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Health Highlight

Are you in the know about vaccinations? Sandra Franz, MD talks with us about the benefits of vaccines and the serious risks to children who are not vaccinated.

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Transport Team

The 24/7 Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Transport Team travels anywhere via plane, helicopter or ambulance to carry medically fragile children back to our main campus to receive specialized care not available in their hometowns.

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