Welcome to Penn State Hershey Pediatric Surgery
The Pediatric Surgery Team at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital treats patients throughout the region with congenital and acquired diseases of infancy, childhood and adolescence using the latest advances in surgical therapies. The group is made up of six board-certified pediatric surgeons who have extensive experience in children’s surgical problems and are known nationally and internationally for their expertise in pediatric surgery. Our team is supported by pediatric anesthesiologists who provide specialized care for children of all ages. Our goal is to provide the highest quality pediatric surgical services to the children and families of our region whom we serve.
Nursing students learn about traditional Chinese medicine on visit to Hong Kong
Even in today’s high-tech health care world, future professionals have much to learn from ancient medical practices. That was the takeaway for six Penn State nursing students who recently traveled to Hong Kong to learn about Chinese health care and nursing education.More...
Mother's diet influences weight-control neurocircuits in offspring
Maternal diet during pregnancy and lactation may prime offspring for weight gain and obesity later in life, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, who looked at rats whose mothers consumed a high-fat diet and found that the offsprings' feeding controls and feelings of fullness did not function normally.More...
Penn State Hershey appoints new chief financial officer
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center has selected Stephen Massini to serve as the medical center’s new chief financial officer, effective April 20.More...
The Medical Minute: Endometriosis is real -- and it’s treatable
Endometriosis is difficult to diagnose, with women often being told for years that they are experiencing their "normal period," and according to the Endometriosis Foundation of America, it affects one in 10 women. Penn State Hershey gynecological surgeon Gerald Harkins is working to get the word out that women with endometriosis do not have to suffer.More...