Pediatrics

The latest pediatrics news from the N.C. Children's Hospital, UNC Health Care, and the UNC School of Medicine.

The Alan Davis Stiles, MD, Lookout Terrace

The Alan Davis Stiles, MD, Lookout Terrace

Opening on 7 Children's in late spring of 2012, Lookout Terrace will offer a safe and secure outdoor space enabling children with serious medical conditions to go outside with all the equipment and access necessary for hospital beds, wheel chairs, IV poles and more.

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Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'

Two UNC Hospitals programs nationally ranked among ‘2015 Top Medical Residency Programs'

UNC’s obstetrics and gynecology residency was ranked No. 5 nationwide and No. 1 in the South, and UNC's family medicine residency was ranked No. 7 nationwide. In addition, 11 UNC programs were named among the Top Residencies of the South.

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Basket-Ball gala to benefit UNC Children’s in April

UNC men’s basketball legend and 1978 NCAA national player of the year, Phil Ford, and voice of the Tar Heels, Jones Angell, will be at the helm helping raise money for UNC Children’s at the N.C. Children’s Promise’s ninth annual gala, the Basket-Ball.

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Basket-Ball Gala to benefit UNC Children’s in April

UNC men’s basketball legend and 1978 NCAA national player of the year, Phil Ford, and voice of the Tar Heels, Jones Angell, will be at the helm helping raise money for UNC Children’s at the N.C. Children’s Promise’s ninth annual gala, the Basket-Ball.

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Kids Cards close-out sale

Kids Cards close-out sale

As the Kids Cards program comes to an end after 30 years, the N.C. Children's offers a one-time close-out sale to liquidate its stock of holiday and all occasion cards. Order by Feb. 13 at a $5/box (a $3 savings), shipping included.

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Providence

Providence

Plagued with a host of medical problems as a baby and diagnosed with failure to thrive, Newport family credits caregivers at N.C. Children’s Hospital with saving daughter’s life.

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Twice the Care: Daughter and mother receive excellent care at N.C. Children's Hospital

Twice the Care: Daughter and mother receive excellent care at N.C. Children's Hospital

The same day WakeMed Raleigh transferred 6-year-old Elexus to N.C. Children's Hospital for specialty care last October, her mother, Cherilyn, had chemotherapy for breast cancer.

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Timothy

Timothy

At age 7, Timothy is the only living person in the world (and the oldest ever!) with a specific gene mutation causing myriad medical problems, including the most severe case of insulin-dependent diabetes his N.C. Children's Hospital care team has ever seen.

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Ryan

Ryan

With the help of his care team at N.C. Children’s Hospital, this 15-year-old track star from Bryson City demonstrates a chronic lung disease can't keep a good athlete down.

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Taylor

Taylor

While infant daughter, Taylor, was hospitalized for nearly two months after open heart surgery, mom, Tori, had to return home to Greensboro to work and care for her other children, but caregivers at N.C. Children's Hospital kept her part of her daughter's care across the miles.

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Lexie

Lexie

After a misdiagnosis at their hometown hospital, the parents of Cumberland County preschooler, Lexie, turned to N.C. Children’s Hospital for help.

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Chase C.

Chase C.

His UNC care team used "pixie dust" to help Rocky Mount, N.C., 1-year-old, Chase, regrow his fingertips after losing them to severe burns Labor Day weekend 2010.

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Avery

Avery

Two-year-old Avery's medical journey at N.C. Children's Hospital began even before birth. UNC's maternal-fetal specialists cared for her while in the womb, and teams of the Children's Hospital's pediatric specialists began caring for her the very minute she was born.

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Chase R.

Chase R.

Four-year-old Chase spent half a year at N.C. Children's Hospital, nearly 300 miles from home in Franklin, NC, battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and rare complications related to his treatment.

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Christian

Christian

Six-year-old Christian of Fayetteville, N.C., has become a N.C. Children's Hospital superstar, enduring seven surgeries in one year to correct a misaligned spine and facing more to come. His latest hospital stay was 147 days long, but mom, Ashley, says he takes it all in stride. "He's a celebrity up here," she says. "We can't even walk through the hospital without someone recognizing him."

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Melanie

Melanie

One Newport family has made N.C. Children’s Hospital their home away from home as infant daughter, Melanie, fights to breathe on her own. Even before she was born, her parents turned to UNC for help in saving their baby girl.

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Nick

Nick

With the help of his care team at N.C. Children’s Hospital, Rocky Mount teen, Nick, hasn’t let a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease slow him down. Nick tells us what it’s like to be a teenager grappling with a chronic disease.

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Nacarey

Nacarey

Nacarey’s condition was so perplexing, it took several inpatient stays and many months for medical specialists at N.C. Children’s Hospital to determine a diagnosis.

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Calendar Kids 2011

The 2011 N.C. Children's Hospital calendar, "A Patient from Far Away," featured 13 extraordinary children, all patients of N.C. Children' Hospital. They hail from as far west as Bryson City in the mountains to as far east as Newport near the coast. To learn more about these incredible kids, simply click the name or photo of the child you would like to learn more about.

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