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A vision to improve surgery, eliminate pain
On Sept. 16, 2009, Children's National Hospital 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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Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief
Joseph E. Robert Jr., Center for Surgical Care
Acute Pain Specialist, Sheikh Zayed Research Faculty
At only 15-days old, Rebecca would need to undergo surgery to treat intestinal malrotation and volvulus. Find out how Children's team used minimally invasive surgery to treat the infant.
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