A Vision to Improve Surgery, Eliminate Pain


On Sept. 16, 2009, Children's National Health System announced the creation of the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, made possible by a $150 million gift from the government of Abu Dhabi.

About the Expert

Anthony Sandler

Anthony SandlerSenior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief Joseph E. Robert, Jr., Center for Surgical Care

Raymond SzeDivision Chief, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology

Jaelynn's Story

"I know that it's very scary to have to think about surgery, but it's been the best thing I could have done for her. I would love to be a support for any other families going through this as well."

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