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Columbia West Side Pediatrics Celebrates Halloween

Columbia West Side Pediatrics had a “spook-tacular” Halloween! Staff members decorated the office to kick-off the festivities, and also put on costumes for the ghoulish holiday. Read more.

Pediatric Cardiology: The Beat Goes On

From a single tubular structure present at around the fourth week of pregnancy, humans develop a complex, four-chambered heart that keeps blood moving through the cardiac chambers, lungs, and body over a lifetime. The heart’s development can be altered by a number of genetic and environmental factors during the early stages of fetal growth, causing a range of structural abnormalities that, in general, are termed congenital heart defects or disease (CHD). Read on to learn more.

Melanie Gold Appointed Medical Director of SBHC

Melanie A. Gold, DO, FAAP, has been appointed medical director of the School Based Health Centers (SBHC) for the Department of Pediatrics at CUMC and the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. Learn more.

So Many Celiac Cases, So Few Diagnoses

Can your child have celiac disease? Read on to learn more.

Pediatrics Welcomes New Director of Pediatric Palliative Care

Elisha Waldman, MD, is the new director of pediatric palliative care at CUMC MSCHONY. Read on to learn more.