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.

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Anthony Sandler

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

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Raymond SzeDivision Chief, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology

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"I was blown away by the personalized care that we received. The nurses are incredibly compassionate and kind, and really made every effort to make the journey less painful for everyone."

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