Admissions, Referrals and Clinical Resources
Admissions, transfers or clinical support: (901) 287-4408 or 1-888-899-9355
Outpatient clinic and diagnostic appointments: (901) 287-7337 or 1-866-870-5570
Resources for RSV education
Le Bonheur has seen a significant increase in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in the last few weeks. Children younger than two are the most affected by respiratory illnesses. View a blog post from Le Bonheur Medical Director of Infection Prevention Nick Hysmith, MD, MBA, MS, FAAP, with preventative measures and new treatment information to help navigate the current surge in RSV cases. You can also visit lebonheur.org/podcast to listen to Hysmith’s podcast episode on RSV treatment and prevention. Please share these resources with your patients and families.
Le Bonheur welcomes new providers
Maria (Malena) Gutierrez-Torres, MD, joined Le Bonheur as a pediatric cardiologist with special training in interventional electrophysiology. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Gutierrez-Torres completed fellowships in Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Electrophysiology at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Amy Johnson, MD, joined Le Bonheur as a pediatric hospitalist at the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital pediatric inpatient unit. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals.
Heart Transplant Program receives Vanguard Center Award
Le Bonheur Heart Institute’s Heart Transplant Program recently received the 2023 Vanguard Center of Excellence Award from the Pediatric Heart Transplant Society (PHTS) for the second consecutive year. This award was established to recognize the dedication and commitment of all the team members at a participating PHTS Center that ultimately contribute to a Center’s success. The award also recognizes individual Centers for their outstanding contribution to the Pediatric Heart Transplant Society Registry.
Le Bonheur EEG lab receives ABRET LAB-EEG accreditation
The EEG Laboratory Accreditation Board of ABRET (LAB-EEG) recently granted Le Bonheur’s EEG laboratory a five-year accreditation renewal for a third time. LAB-EEG grants accreditations to EEG labs meeting technical standards and demonstrating quality output. Le Bonheur’s EEG lab is the only lab in Tennessee to acquire this accreditation.
Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees benefitting Le Bonheur
Through Dec. 31, visit the Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees at the Museum of Science and History — Pink Palace.
Purchase tickets at moshmemphis.com/event/enchanted-forest-festival-of-trees.