Radiology faculty, staff, friends and family all gathered together to celebrate the 2017 graduating class of Radiology clinical fellows. The event was held at The Madison Event Center and was an evening of camaraderie, dinner and awards. Eight Clinical fellows, one Interventional Radiology › Continue Reading

My son, Quinn, was born with the most severe form of Hirschsprung disease. He has come far in his three years of age – in fact, he’s able to go eight hours without any of his three assistive nutrition modalities. This › Continue Reading

Once again this year, Cincinnati Children’s was ranked among the very best in U.S. News’ annual ranking of the best pediatric hospitals in the country. The medical center placed among the top five in seven of the 10 specialties, and › Continue Reading

Photo:, ©Ksenia Vytulev Who would have guessed that music and radiology could cross paths? Well, in the 1950’s Soviet Union they became intricately linked. Post World War II, censorship in the Soviet Union was extensive and obtaining forbidden music was › Continue Reading

While November is the more traditional time period to give thanks, we are often overwhelmed with gratitude in June as well. This is the month when U.S. News & World Report typically announces its Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. And we’re › Continue Reading

It seems like only a few short months ago we were introducing you to our new Radiology Clinical Fellows. Believe it or not, their fellowship is almost over! At the beginning of next month, our fellows will be brand new › Continue Reading

We are excited about this research and the potential for it to help kids with gastrointestinal diseases. Here’s why: 5 REASONS TO BE EXCITED ABOUT SCIENTISTS GROWING HUMAN COLONS:    1. THE POTENTIAL FOR TRANSPLANTATION INTO PATIENTS. Quite a few › Continue Reading

Radiology got in on the fun of National Selfie Day this year with a departmental selfie contest! Staff had a ton of fun with their pictures. There were four chances to win: Funniest Selfie, Most People in a Selfie, Most Physicians in › Continue Reading

Along with colleagues in Germany and Japan, researchers at Cincinnati Children’s report in Nature the most detailed molecular dissections of a human organoid. The study offers the most detailed cell-by-cell assessment so far of how precursor cells shape and organize › Continue Reading

As a pediatric gastroenterologist, I’ve seen my fair share of unusual objects in kids’ stomachs. Recently, I joined my colleagues in their concern for fidget spinners potentially causing serious harm to children. I treated an older child who swallowed a › Continue Reading

All over the world and especially in the United States, we are seeing puberty start at an earlier age. As a pediatric and adolescent gynecologist, it’s no different in my office. While the average age for a girl’s period to › Continue Reading

Billy Parrott, 10, is working hard at getting his right hand back to normal. Three times a week he goes to Cincinnati Children’s and works with an occupational therapist. Billy was grazed in his head by a bullet on Memorial › Continue Reading

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has the potential to evaluate the progression of lung disease in pediatric patients. Premature infants, for example, very often experience pulmonary complications and could greatly benefit from several imaging check-ups over time. Computed tomography (CT) is › Continue Reading

I became a father on the day before my very own birthday. My daughter came into this world with an ease and grace that was astounding to behold. We took her home and she continues to thrive and amaze us › Continue Reading

While reading to children has many benefits, simply speaking the words aloud may not be enough to improve cognitive development in preschoolers. A new study led by Dr. John Hutton, a pediatrician and clinical researcher at Cincinnati Children’s, shows that › Continue Reading

Dazzle Me Not

They shine, they sparkle, they look cool, but to a technologist and radiologist, they get in the way of diagnosing an x-ray exam. We’ve seen a lot of clothing that contains special material designed to catch our eye as they sparkle › Continue Reading

A recent attack on a high school student from Butler County is highlighting the dangers of some social media apps. In June, the teenage girl used an app called Whisper to get a ride home from summer school. Whisper is › Continue Reading

Word has gotten out about the benefits of reading to children, which is very exciting. Snuggling up with a good book and reading to them often happens so easily, it probably feels like second nature. But our latest research, which › Continue Reading

Dr. Eric J. Crotty, a radiologist for the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at Cincinnati Children’s, was raised in Cork, Ireland. He earned his MB, BCh, BAO degree from the University of College Cork, graduating in 1990. Dr. Crotty has been the › Continue Reading

In April 2010, Sam Hanke, MD, fell asleep on the couch with his 4-week-old son Charlie and woke up, hours later, to find his baby had passed away. Charlie fell victim to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome next to his sleeping › Continue Reading

Pain in the front part of the knee is a very common symptom in children. The knee is the largest joint in the body and where most growth occurs. Your child athlete may have a condition called Osgood-Schlatter’s disease, which › Continue Reading

Most kids are aware that fruits and veggies are good for their health. But getting them to actually eat them is a whole other story! I have noticed that the parents who are the most successful at it have adopted four similar, healthy habits. Here’s › Continue Reading

Dr. John M. Racadio has been practicing Interventional Radiology (IR) for 14 years and has been the division chief of Interventional Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s for the past 11 years. He is also the director of the Interventional Radiology Research Lab, › Continue Reading

Children’s hospitals in Ohio are making key investments to address a major cause of poor health—substandard housing. In 2008, Cincinnati Children’s teamed up with the local Legal Aid Society to form the Cincinnati Child Health-Law Partnership (Child HeLP). Since then, › Continue Reading

They aren’t big – a little more than 1400 square feet of retail space at Burnet Campus, and only 300 at Liberty – but the Gift Shops at Cincinnati Children’s do some serious business. And, once you step foot inside, › Continue Reading