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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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Anthony Sandler, MD
Senior Vice President and Surgeon-in-Chief
Joseph E. Robert Jr., Center for Surgical Care
Julia Finkel, MD
Acute Pain Specialist, Sheikh Zayed Research Faculty
When Nick Cornelius passed his pediatrician’s two-year-old well-child check-up with flying colors, his parents were thrilled. Probably even more thrilled than typical first-time toddler parents, because Nick’s life up to that point had been anything but typical.
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