Holly Hedrick, MD, is an attending pediatric and fetal surgeon in the Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She holds the Louise Schnaufer Endowed Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Loraine Ballard Morrill spoke to Dr. Hedrick about the remarkable advances that allow doctors to conduct fetal surgery that saves babies in utero. Dr. Hedrick also shares how her daughter experience ... Read more
Jordan Swanson, MD, MSc, is an attending surgeon in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia with special clinical expertise in cleft, craniofacial, and pediatric plastic surgery. Loraine Ballard Morrill spoke with Dr. Swanson about advances in plastic surgery for children and how parents and patients can best prepare both physically and psychologically. The Division of Plastic and ... Read more
Jennifer Winell, MD, is an attending surgeon at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia focusing on sports injuries, and spine and foot disorders. She specializes in non-surgical scoliosis treatment, and practices in Princeton and Voorhees, New Jersey. Breakthrough Radio’s Loraine Ballard Morrill spoke to Dr. Winnell about scoliosis, diagnosis and advances in treatment. The Spine Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) p... Read more
Priyanka Kumar, MD, is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Attending Surgeon in the Division of Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Breakthrough Radio’s Loraine Ballard Morrill spoke Dr. Kumar about common children’s eye problems, eye exams and the impact of screen time on vision. Children with a wide range of eye and vision problems come to the Division of Ophthalmology for comprehensive evaluation, coordinated care... Read more
Matthew Grady, MD, FAAP, CAQSM, is a sports medicine pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) with expertise in primary care sports medicine. He works primarily in King of Prussia, PA. Breakthrough Radio’s Loraine Ballard Morrill spoke to Dr. Grady about Concussions in pediatric athletes, Injury prevention, Overuse injuries in pediatric athletes. For more information on Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Spor... Read more
Interview with Amanda Bennett, MD, MPH, is a developmental pediatrician who cares for children with autism and related disorders at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Bennett discusses autism diagnosis, common misconceptions and the latest best practices in addressing autism.
Gina P. Duchossois is an injury prevention expert with the Injury Prevention Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Chair of Safe Kids Southeastern Pennsylvania. Duchossois discusses ways to childproof a home, the importance of child car safety seats and preventing common injuries.
Anne F. Reilly, MD, MPH, is medical director of Oncology and an attending physician with the Cancer Center at CHOP. Dr. Reilly discusses diagnosing childhood cancer, treatments and how to help families cope.
Kids can get kidney stones. Dr. Gregory E. Tasian, Pediatric Urologist in the Division of Urology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia talks about who is at risk, the warning signs, treatments and the impact of diet on the probability of developing kidney stones. The Division of Urology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is a world leader in pediatric urology, offering specialized care for a wide range of urologic d... Read more
Sarah Barnes, MS, RD, CSP, LDN, is a clinical dietitian and has important information on best practices when it comes to child nutrition. Clinical Nutrition Department Contact Us 215-590-5223 Outpatient Appointments 215-590-3630 https://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/clinical-nutrition
Some of the most common illnesses affecting children impact ear, nose and throat.. Loraine Ballard Morrill speaks with Karen B. Zur, MD, Director of the Pediatric Voice Program and Associate Director of the Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia about common questions parents have about ENT, how to recognize an ear infection and new technology addressing hearing loss. Division of Otolaryngo... Read more
Loraine Ballard Morrill interviews audiologist Frank Wartinger from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia about hearing loss and treatment. www.chop.edu.
Loraine Ballard Morrill speaks with Dr. Naomi Brown, Sport Medicine Pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia about typical sports related injuries, how parents can handle a child's broken bone, how to prevent injury and causes and treatment for pediatric back pain. www.chop.edu.