One year ago, we were at Akron Children’s for our son’s first step in lip repair. He was having his lip adhesion surgery. It was such a hard day for us, but the staff at Akron Children’s made themselves available to us the entire time we were in the hospital.
Our son was born with a cleft lip and palate. Things have been difficult for us since day one. Cole was hospitalized for pyloric stenosis, and failure to thrive for the first couple weeks of his life, and the nurses at Akron Children’s were so supportive of us.
Although physician house calls may be a thing of the past, Dr. Ananth Murthy, director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has resurrected them at Akron Children’s Hospital. While he’s not calling on patients in their own homes, he is making house calls at the Akron Ronald McDonald House. The practice began as a courtesy for […]