Precision Podcast

Perspectives on Children's Surgery


Meet the surgeons at one of the nation's premier children's hospitals

Look behind the scenes at one of the nation's premier children's hospitals with the first-ever podcast dedicated to Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Department of Surgery, Precision: Perspectives on Children’s Surgery.

Lurie Children's pediatric surgeons discuss in detail the life-saving procedures they perform, how their research is advancing medicine for children and what drives them to be the best in their field.

Tailored for patient families, referring providers and pediatric specialists, the podcast offers a deep dive on treatment for common and complex pediatric medical conditions.

Precision Podcast



Comprehensive Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Care with Arun Gosain, MD

In this episode, Dr. Arun Gosain discusses the full spectrum of care the program offers to children with cleft lip and cleft palate, from birth through adulthood.

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Pediatric Anesthesiology at Lurie Children's Hospital with Dr. Olutoyin Olutoye

In this episode, Dr. Olutoye walks through her and her team members’ various roles before, during, and after an operation to ensure successful surgeries for even the tiniest babies.

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Launching a Fetal Cardiac Intervention Program at Lurie Children’s

In this episode, Dr. Sheetal Patel and Dr. Alan Nugent discuss their vision to use innovation and interventions to treat complex congenital heart diseases before birth.

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Advocating for Childhood Obesity Treatment & Research with Justin Ryder, PhD

In this episode, Lurie Children’s Justin Ryder, PhD, explains the many ways to manage childhood obesity including the use of injectable GLP-1 receptor agonists that address the biological causes of this disease, weight-loss surgery and other resources available through Lurie Children’s Wellness and Weight Management Program. 

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High-Risk Pediatric Heart Transplants with Drs. Michael Mongé and Philip Thrush

In this episode, Dr. Michael Mongé and Dr. Philip Thrush discuss how their team is uniquely equipped to take on high-risk pediatric heart transplantation patients, who are often turned away at other hospitals.

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A Novel Vaccine Trial for Children with Rare Brain Cancer, DIPG with Ashley Plant-Fox, MD and Michael DeCuypere, MD, PhD

In this episode, Dr. Ashley Plant-Fox and Dr. Michael DeCuypere discuss the progress of this first-of-its-kind, phase 1 clinical trial for DIPG that has been open since January of 2022 and offers hope for a disease that currently has no curative options.

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