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Valley Children’s Pediatric Specialist Honored for Cancer Research

The Mendiburu Magic Foundation in Bakersfield, California, recently presented Valley Children’s Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Dr. ...

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Generous Donations to Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program

Valley Children’s Healthcare has received two generous donations in support of its Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program - a $100,000 ...

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Tumor Board (area of focus is case dependent)

Meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12:30 PM. Read more


Neonatal & Pediatric Lecture Series

Valley Children’s Hospital’s partnership with the Family Practice Residency Program at Mercy Medical Center Merced brings specialized pediatric medical training to physicians, clinical staff and allied health professionals in Merced. Cour Read more


Patient Stories


Complex Care Gives Landon New Reasons to Smile

Jennifer and Jason Rice felt shock and fear when they learned their son Landon would be born with a cleft lip – a defect many people think only occurs in developing nations. That fear quickly dissipated, however, when the couple met Dr. Mimi Chao, a pediatric plastic surgeon at Valley Children’s Hospital in Madera. “She knew exactly what she was talking about,” Jennifer recalled. “She put us at ease.”

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