Maria Baimas-George MD MPH is a surgical resident working at Carolinas Medical Center of Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through her first-hand experience with pediatric patients, she came to recognize how the stressful nature of childhood illness and the hospital environment can contribute to a lack of understanding for patients and their loved ones. In these situations of high anxiety and worry, it is particularly difficult to process and retain information.
Daniel Bambini MD FACS is a board-certified pediatric surgeon working in Charlotte, North Carolina. He completed a fellowship in pediatric transplantation and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at Children’s Memorial Hospital at Northwestern University in Chicago in 2001. Since then, he joined Pediatric Surgical Associates, PA and serves as President of the busiest pediatric surgical practice in North Carolina, providing care to children of the greater Charlotte area.