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

Hanan's Story

Patient story

"All in all, Hanan has been a joy and I think coping with challenges may make her even stronger. I know I am wiser, having met extraordinary people on this journey. I think you will too."

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