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Photo of Laura Boomer, MD Pediatric SurgeonLaura Boomer, MD
Pediatric Surgeon
August 1, 2017

Dr. Boomer completed her residency at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas, critical care and minimally invasive fellowships at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH, and pediatric surgery fellowship at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis. She will be joining the pediatric surgery division with special interests in outcomes research, trauma, and critical care. LEARN MORE

Trauma Awareness Month: Pediatric

Jeffrey Haynes, MD, professor and director of the Children's Trauma Center at Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU takes part in a Facebook Live event in honor of May-Trauma Awareness Month


Congratulations to Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU as they celebrate a 1st birthday -

Happy 1st Birthday Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU



Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU receives state's first & only designation as a pediatric Level 1 trauma center

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU received provisional designation as a Level I pediatric trauma center. This is the first provisional designation offered by the state in pediatric trauma medicine. LEARN MORE

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VCU News: November 2015

VCU has only accredited adult and adolescent bariatric surgery center in Virginia: Learn More


VCU Peds Surgery well-represented at the 1st Annual Pediatric Trauma Society Meeting:

General Surgery Residents Drs. Dan Parrish, Shannon Rosati, and Rami Maarouf, along with Dr. Jeffrey Haynes, Professor and Director of Children's Trauma Center at CHoR are presenting at two Scientific Sessions:

Scientific Session 4: NEUROTRAUMA

Can select isolated pediatric closed head injuries be safely managed on a nonsurgical service?
Dan W. Parrish, MD, Shannon Rosati, MD, Malkit Singh, MD, Jeffrey Haynes, MD


Implementation of Pediatric Cervical Spine Clearance Guidelines at a Combined Trauma Center: 12 Month Impact
Shannon F. Rosati, MD, D. Parrish, MD, R.S. Maarouf , MD, Luke Wolfe, MS, M. Poppe, BS, R. Manners, BS, K. Brown, BA, J. Haynes, MD

The Pediatric Trauma Society Inaugural Meeting is the only meeting for pediatric trauma professionals to convene as a unified society — Learn More

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU Recognized as Level I Trauma Center
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Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU First in Virginia to Receive Advanced Certification for Palliative Care
Dr. Lanning and patient

Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU Building New Children's Pavilion
rendering of the new Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU -

Forever joined at the heart: Twins Maria & Teresa
2014 Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships



VCU Division of Pediatric Surgery

Division Manager:
Rochelle Murtaza

Delivery Address:
Children's Hospital of
1000 East Broad St.
5th Floor, Room 5-631

Richmond, VA 23219

Mailing address:
Box 980015
Richmond, VA 23298-0015

Phone: (804) 828-3500
Fax: (804) 628-4594




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  last updated: 07/05/2018