News : 2012 : June

Holtz Children’s Hospital is one of the best in America.

Holtz Children’s Hospital Ranks Among the Best in the Nation

Holtz Children’s Hospital at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Medical Center is among the nation’s top children’s hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-13 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, published online June 5. The rankings feature 50 hospitals in each of 10 pediatric specialties.

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Sarah E. Messiah, Ph.D., M.P.H., left, and Nestor de la Cruz-Muñoz, M.D.

Study Shows Bariatric Surgery Improves Health in Obese Adolescents

A new national study by the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine shows that bariatric surgery can safely and substantially reduce weight and related health problems in morbidly obese adolescents, findings that could change treatment options offered by physicians

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