All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on February 3, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is participating in five clinical trials for rare metabolic bone conditions. Read More
Published on January 28, 2021
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Pediatrician Mona Patel, MD, provides tips for a successful virtual appointment with your child’s doctor. Read More
Published on January 28, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles offers multiple advanced training opportunities in pediatric gastroenterology and hepatology. Read More
Published on January 22, 2021
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Children who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 need special attention before returning to physical activity. Read More
Published on January 20, 2021
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It is important to discuss community violence and civil unrest with the children in your lives when these topics dominate the news cycle. David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP, Director of the National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, has some... Read More
Published on January 12, 2021
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How do you choose the best pediatrician for your child? Here are the top questions you should ask to find the right fit—along with a printable checklist you can take with you to the doctor. Read More
Published on January 1, 2021
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Ramon Durazo-Arvizu, PhD, has been named the new faculty director of the Biostatistics and Data Analysis Core of The Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Durazo-Arvizu has also been appointed to a USC faculty position as Professor of Research... Read More
Published on December 23, 2020
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How far would you go to save a child’s life? Not your own child, but the child of someone you didn’t even know? Meet baby Jacob—and the man who flew across the country and underwent a four-hour surgery to save him. Read More
Published on December 10, 2020
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A special Disney program is bringing comfort, joy and a little magic to patients and families at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Read More
Published on December 9, 2020
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A $5 million gift from the Wyss Foundation is helping the Children’s Orthopaedic Center provide high-quality care to more kids in need. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
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This newly identified disorder is affecting some children with previous cases of COVID-19. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
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Throughout their granddaughter’s nine-year battle with cancer, the Gelfands supported CHLA—a steadfast philanthropic partnership that continues today. Read More
Published on December 8, 2020
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Ready to play? Dr. Bianca Edison shares four important tips for carefully getting back into the game when recreational and league sports start up again. Read More
Published on December 7, 2020
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A grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust is allowing CHLA to study an innovative model of caring for young people with Type 1 diabetes. Read More
Published on December 6, 2020
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Diagnosed with a rare lung disorder, Alessio faced an uncertain future. Today, he is thriving thanks to CHLA’s unique expertise. Read More
Published on December 3, 2020
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One year after leaving Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, 2-year-old Quinn is beating the odds and thriving despite a severe birth defect. Read More
Published on December 1, 2020
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Parents frequently seek medical advice for the appearance of their child's lower extremities. Genu Varum, known as bowlegs, is a common concern and can ultimately lead to referral to an orthopaedic surgeon. Genu varum can be physiologic or pathologic, and the most common form of... Read More
Published on November 20, 2020
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A love of mariachi helps a young patient battle a rare genetic condition. Read More
Published on November 13, 2020
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Team model of care leads to shorter hospital stays, less time on bypass support and lower mortality rates. Read More
Published on November 13, 2020
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Aneurysms can evolve rapidly, putting patients at risk for blood clots and heart attack. Read More

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