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Leveraging Multidisciplinary Perinatal Expertise to Deliver Healthier Babies

Uniting high-level prenatal and surgical care with comprehensive support services, the Perinatal Program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Children’s Hospital has become the regional referral center for diagnosis and treatment of suspected fetal anomalies.


Immersive 3D Technology Enhances Neurosurgical Outcomes at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

A newly incorporated, cutting-edge visualization tool is improving the precision of brain and spinal surgeries at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.


Educating a New Generation: The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Innovative Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

The freshly expanded Neurosurgery Residency Training Program at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center offers world-class training, with the option for future neurosurgeons to complete their education at an accelerated pace.


Rib Repair Invention Highlights Hershey Medical Center’s Commitment to Innovation

It requires a remarkable confluence of factors to develop an innovative technology such as the minimally invasive rib fixation system invented by surgeons and other scientists at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.


Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Provides Comprehensive Kidney and Liver Transplant Care

The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s abdominal transplant program provides comprehensive care for central Pennsylvania residents through kidney and liver transplantation and offers deceased and living donor transplantation for both kidney and liver patients. Hershey Medical Center also has the region’s only adult live donor liver transplant and pediatric kidney transplant programs. Expertise in transplantation is available for medical professionals and their patients close to home, without the need to travel to major cities.


Leveraging 3D Printing for Less Invasive, More Effective Reconstructive Surgery

3D-printed models and implants have revolutionized craniofacial and other reconstructive surgeries at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, and current research on bioprinting promises even more astonishing advances in treatment.


A Vital Resource for Complex Hernia Repair

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s advanced abdominal wall reconstruction techniques make it a referral destination for complex hernia surgery — even for patients from well beyond the academic medical center’s traditional catchment area.


Advanced Microsurgical Procedures at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Offer Safer, More Natural Breast Reconstruction

Microsurgical flap procedures reconstruct breasts using patients’ own adipose tissue, creating a more natural appearance than saline or silicone implants. These procedures, which locally are performed only at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, are also safer options for breast cancer patients who have undergone radiation therapy and mastectomy.


Neurosurgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center: Innovative Procedures, Lifelong Benefits

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center providers leverage proven technology, high-level training and rigorous scientific inquiry to treat a broad spectrum of intractable neurological conditions, while laying the foundation for treatments that may help even larger patient populations.


Specialized Medicine and Research Yield Exemplary Outcomes at Penn State Children’s Hospital

From advanced pediatric medical and surgical care to in-house research and collaborative clinical investigation with national pediatric leaders, the scientists, providers and care teams at Penn State Children’s Hospital continue to break down barriers to inform treatment and foster excellent outcomes for children and families throughout Pennsylvania and the surrounding region.