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Department of Defense Recognizes Valley Children’s for Support of Military Personnel

On Thursday, May 25, the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) presented the “Above and Beyond Award” to Valley ...

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Valley Children’s Announces Nursing Excellence Awards

The annual Nursing Excellence Award ceremony Wednesday – part of National Nurses Week – honored the four Valley Children’s ...

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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


Tumor Board (area of focus is case dependent)

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