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



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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Comprehensive Care for Children with POTS with Jillian Myers, MSN, APRN-NP, CPNP-PC and Brittany Holst, MS, CEP, EIM

Jillian Myers, director of the POTS Program and Brittany Holst, Lead POTS Clinical Exercise Physiologist, discuss POTS in children, its ties to COVID-19 and other viral illnesses and treatment options that emphasize exercise and hydration.

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Effective Clubfoot Treatment with Rebecca Carl, MD and Romie Gibly, MD, PhD

Dr. Rebecca Carl and Dr. Romie Gibly explain the timeline of treatment, handling of complications and the long-term outcomes of patients who undergo clubfoot care at Lurie Children’s.

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Surgical Innovations in Pediatric Cardiology

David Winlaw, MBBS, MD, FRACS, the surgical co-director of Lurie Children’s Heart Center, discusses early diagnosis of heart conditions, advancements in neonatal heart surgery, and the integrated cardiac team at Lurie Children’s.

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A Pioneering Pediatric Living Organ Transplant Team

Dr. Juan Caicedo and Dr. Satish Nadig, who lead the program, offer insight into this decades-long collaboration that has resulted in more than 1,700 solid organ transplants since its inception.

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