Items Tagged ‘Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud’

January 12, 2013

A Life Saved


I met Dr. Eric Fonkalsrud in 1983. He was Chief of Pediatric Surgery at UCLA Hospital, and his patients were often newborn infants with congenital malformations. I was 42-years old, happily married and had two young school-age children. Let me give you the background for our meeting. I had been battling ulcerative colitis since I […]

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