Surgery

Find out everything you need to know about surgery, including how to prepare and the different types of surgeons.

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Who is a good candidate for facelift surgery?
People who take care of their skin and are in good overall health are the best candidates for faceli...

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What You Need to Know About Anesthesia
Learning the facts can help calm pre-procedure worries.

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What are the risks of plastic surgery?
Like every other procedure, there are risks with plastic surgery. Learn more about the risks associa...

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Spanish doctors perform miracle heart transplant on infant
A one-month-old baby was the recipient of a heart from another baby whose heart had stopped beating....

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Patient who received groundbreaking pig heart transplant dies
In January, David Bennett Sr. underwent an operation in which he received a genetically-altered pig ...

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What should I know if I'm considering breast-reduction surgery?
Breast reduction surgery does have the standard risks associated with any surgery but is usually wel...

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Scared About Surgery? Here’s How to Ease the Fear
Be honest as you explain why your child's surgery is necessary—and what to expect before and after t...

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Father and daughter doctors join forces for heart surgery
Dr. Sophia Roberts is currently training to be a heart surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Loui...

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What's the Best Time of Day for Surgery?
When it comes to preventing possible complications from anesthesia during surgery, it's all in the t...