Treatment of Pectus Excavatum and Pectus Carinatum in Florida

Chest wall deformities, including pectus excavatum (sunken chest) and its opposite, pectus carinatum (protruding chest), affect one in 400 children or teens.

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Florida’s Leader in the Treatment of Chest Wall Deformities

The Chest Wall Deformity Center of Excellence at Miami Children’s Hospital is Florida’s leader in the assessment and treatment of chest wall deformities, and is the only center in the state offering comprehensive treatment for the more rare pectus carinatum.

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Dr Cathy Burnweit Speaks to Ivanhoe News About Concave Chest in Teens

Optimizing Human Performance in Residency

Dr. Colin Knight drew upon his experience as a United State’s Air Force Flight surgeon in presenting a talk at Miami Children’s Hospital Grand Rounds called “Up All Night: Optimizing Human performance in Residency”. Although the talk was geared towards pediatric residents, there is something for everyone to learn on how to be better and healthier. You can watch the talk on the MCH website after registration.