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.
Saunders named chair of psychiatry
Dr. Erika Saunders has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry. Saunders, who has served as interim psychiatry chair since December, is director of the Mood Disorders Program and is an associate professor of psychiatry.More...
Shapiro to serve as vice dean for faculty and administrative affairs
Dan Shapiro, has been named vice dean for faculty and administrative affairs at Penn State College of Medicine. Shapiro, currently chair of the Department of Humanities, will continue in that role as he also serves in the vice dean position.More...
Play in Hershey to explore end-of-life decisions
Drifting is a play about how siblings – one in a coma – communicate beyond the mind and the senses, making it possible to say goodbye. Performances are scheduled for Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, at the Hershey Area Playhouse, 830 Cherry Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania. A “talk back” with clinicians from Penn State Hershey Medical Center will follow the play.More...
Ozone air pollution could impact fertility
Many urban and suburban areas have high levels of ground-level ozone, an air pollutant that can adversely affect lung and heart health. New research in mice suggests breathing high levels of ozone could also affect women’s ability to conceive.More...