Stories written by Barbara Moore

BCH to perform corrective facial surgeries for free

A child’s smile is one of the greatest joys of life. Unfortunately, one in 800 children in the United States is born with a facial deformity. For the 12th year, Baptist Children’s Hospital will donate its facilities and charitable funds to perform corrective facial surgeries and other clinically needed reconstructive procedures for South Florida children. […]

Dr. Frederick Knoll helps you ‘Look as Young as You Feel’

Dr. Frederick Knoll helps you ‘Look as Young as You Feel’

Innovation is meeting rejuvenation at the office of Dr. Frederick Knoll, where patients are discovering a virtual “fountain of youth” thanks to an anti aging combination of advanced cosmetic dentistry, Botox and dermal fillers creating the greatest alternative to a face-lift. Today, plastic surgery centers and med spas are opening everywhere – even at malls. […]

Baptist Children’s Hospital offers program on bullying in schools

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Is your child being bullied or is he/she picking on others at school? Would she step in to help a friend, or just stand by and watch? Learn more about bullying during a community program, “Banishing Bullies: A Program for Parents of School-Age Children,” sponsored by Baptist Children’s Hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 7-9 p.m., […]

Torchbearer shares Olympic spirit with young patients at hospital

Jillian Roberts, who recently carried the Olympic Torch on its journey through London, visits with one of the pediatric patients at Baptist Children’s Hospital.

Olympic torchbearer Jillian Roberts stopped by Baptist Children’s Hospital recently and visited with pediatric patients, including Ryan Lin, age 7, who was thrilled to hold the torch that recently carried the Olympic Flame. “I wanted to share my Olympic Torch and give the opportunity to others to experience what it’s like to hold it, and […]

Baptist Hospital names Unit Nurses of the Year

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Unit Nurses of the Year were named at Baptist Hospital at a special presentation held during the recent National Nurses Week celebration. Each Unit Nurse of the Year was chosen by his/her peers for holding high ethical standards, honoring the caring spirit of the nursing practice and holding the nursing process in high regard. These […]

Leslee Gross, RN, promoted to assistant vice president of Ops

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Leslee Gross, RN, has been promoted to assistant vice president of operations for Baptist Health South Florida. She will be responsible for overseeing the eICU operations and related telemedicine applications. In addition, she will continue to direct the Transfer Center, and oversee credentialing and verification services for the organization. Gross began her career as a […]

Baptist Children’s Hospital presents program on coping with ADD, ADHD

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Your child cannot seem to concentrate in school. It takes hours to complete homework that shouldn’t take that long. You notice a lack of organization at home and school. Whether you suspect or already know that your child has attention deficit disorder (ADD or ADHD with hyperactivity), join the mother and son team of psychologists, […]

Barry Katzen, MD, honored with prestigious award for excellence

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Interventional radiologist Barry T. Katzen, MD, has been presented with the Julius H. Jacobson II, MD Award presented by the Vascular Disease Foundation. The prestigious annual award recognizes outstanding contributions to physician education, leadership or patient care in vascular disease, and is endowed through a donation from Julius H. Jacobson II, MD. Dr. Katzen is […]

No tricks, just treats for kids at BCH Children’s Health Day

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By Barbara Moore…. Calling all superheroes, ghosts, ballerinas and pirates — you are invited to the 14th annual Children’s Health Day at Baptist Children’s Hospital, Sunday, Oct. 23, from noon to 3 p.m. It’s the weekend before Halloween, so kids are being asked to come to the interactive health fair in costume and be prepared […]

Baptist Children’s Hospital planning corrective facial surgeries for kids

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By Barbara Moore…. A child’s smile is one of the greatest joys of life, but unfortunately, one in 800 children in the United States is born with a facial deformity. For the 10th year, Baptist Children’s Hospital will donate its facilities and charitable funds to perform corrective facial surgeries and other clinically needed reconstructive procedures […]

Children’s Health Day a real treat for kids

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By Barbara Moore…. Calling all superheroes, ghosts, ballerinas and pirates — you’re invited to the 13th annual Children’s Health Day at Baptist Children’s Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. It’s the weekend before Halloween, so kids are asked to come to the interactive health fair in costume and be prepared for […]

Hospital brings a day filled with smiles

Yvonne Barbato, RN, helps prepare Maria Hassan, 19, for surgery to correct drooping eyelids.

Thirteen South Florida children, teens and young adults received the gift of a happy smile at Baptist Children’s Hospital during its recent annual “Day of Smiles.” Doctors from various specialties, along with nurses, technologists, and other staff members, volunteered their time to help correct cleft lips and palates, nose revisions, drooping eyes, scars, burns and […]

Baptist Hospital names Unit Nurses of the Year

Unit Nurses of the Year were named recently at Baptist Hospital at a special presentation held during National Nurses Week. Each Unit Nurse of the Year was chosen by his or her peers for high ethical standards, honoring the caring spirit of the nursing practice and holding the nursing process in high regard. These nursing […]