In the News

Find out about some of the research, recoveries and advances being featured in local and national media.

Dangers of Swallowing Magnetic Balls: WSB Atlanta and pediatric surgeon, Dr. Ricketts, discuss the dangers of children swallowing magnetic balls.  
Ear Tubes: Did you miss our live Twitter feed from an ear tube surgery? See the step-by-step recap.  
Congenital Hernias: After being at Children's for a congenital hernia affliction, family seeks to raise awareness.  

Treating Chronic Ear Infections: Watch one family’s journey at Children’s as their son undergoes ear tube surgery.

Treating Chronic Ear Infections

Obesity Surgery for Teens: Children’s Surgeon-in-Chief weighs in on the procedure on ABC’s "Good Morning America."




Button battery surgery: One patient's story
Children’s surgeon-in-chief talks about the dangers of children swallowing button batteries.

Button battery surgery



An Atlanta teen aspires to become a Pediatrician
Brooke dreams of becoming a pediatrician, so she visited Children's and learned several basic medical tasks from the chief of Surgery, Dr. Mark Wulkan.



Surgeon: No place for pit bulls, rottweilers around children
Children’s surgeon-in-chief, Dr. Mark Wulkan, talks about dog attacks and the serious injuries to children.



A Day in the Life of a Pediatric Operating Room
WAGA-TV (FOX) goes inside the operating rooms at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite for this two-part series.

Miracles in the OR