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Operating room expansion opens to patients
Le Bonheur's recent expansion includes the addition of four new operating rooms with space to add three more and is part of a $16-million expansion on the hospital's east side. The addition addresses the growing need for pediatric surgical services at Le Bonheur.
Professor emeritus receives gold medal from NASCI
UTHSC Professor Emeritus of Radiology and Pediatrics Ina Tonkin, MD, recently received the gold medal from the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI) for her work in congenital heart disease. Prior to her retirement, Tonkin worked at Le Bonheur for more than 30 years with primary interests in heart diseases and interventional radiology.
Peds Pod explores topics affecting children's health
Le Bonheur recently launched "Ped Pod" - a biweekly podcast that discusses the latest topics in children's health with Le Bonheur's expert physicians. Recent topics include teen bariatric surgery, cannabidiol oil for seizure treatment and the future of telemedicine. Listen to the full library, or subscribe to the Peds Pod by Le Bonheur Children's Hospital on Spotify, Google Play or Apple Podcasts.
Le Bonheur named "Best Children's Hospital" for ninth consecutive year
U.S. News & World Report recently named Le Bonheur a "best hospital" in eight specialties - and once again named our Heart Institute a Top 10 program. In 2019-20, Le Bonheur was ranked in cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and GI surgery, neonatology, neurology and neurosurgery, nephrology, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.