The Greatest Gift

Categories: Medical Center News, Patient Families
While his youngest patients sometimes refer to him as “Santa Claus”–or “Santa Claus’ brother”–Dr. Paul Kanev’s compassion, expertise and skill as a pediatric neurosurgeon are the life-saving gifts he delivers year-round. In a medical career spanning four decades, Dr. Kanev has treated more than 10,000 children, including trauma victims, children with spine or craniofacial malformations …

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$1.5 Million Gift Will Help Kids Like Jack

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
A pediatric outpatient dialysis center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center would have been beneficial for a child like Jack. His mother, Cara Regan, knows only too well how much a center geared toward children is needed in Connecticut. Even before Jack was born four years ago, Cara and her husband, Jon, knew her son was …

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Making the Holidays Bright for Kids Like Kingsley

Categories: Events, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Eight-year-old Kingsley Staple is a boy who knows his own mind, and when Connecticut State Trooper Gerard Joyal came to offer Kingsley a holiday gift, the young man was not going to settle for something that didn’t make the grade. Kingsley was in a blue hospital johnny, waiting to go into the operating room for …

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It’s a Hard Hat Life for Us

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Hard hats and safety glasses were in vogue on December 5, as key supporters got a first look at the new Infusion Center located at 10 Birdseye Road in Farmington. The hard-hat tour was led by Jeffrey Hyams, MD, the Mandell-Braunstein Family Endowed Chair for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Division Head of Gastroenterology, and …

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Eighth Grader Gets Kneecap Stability and his Life Back

Categories: Medical Center News, Patient Families
Groundbreaking Procedure at Connecticut Children’s Andrew DiMauro is a typical eighth-grade boy who lives for sports and having fun with his friends. But when a knee malformation he was born left him on the sidelines one too many times, he and his family turned to an expert at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Lee Pace, …

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