Dr. Michael S Irish MD
Surgeon (Pediatric) | Pediatric Surgery1212 Pleasant St Suite 300 Des Moines IA, 50309
Dr. Michael Irish practices Pediatric Surgery in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Irish treats children who have an illness, injury, or disease that requires surgery. Some of the surgical problems seen by pediatric surgeons are often quite different from those commonly seen by adult or general surgeons. Dr. Irishdiagnoses, treats, and manages childrens surgical needs such as abnormalities of the groin in childhood and, surgical repair of birth defects, surgical care of tumors, transplantation operations, and endoscopic procedures.
Education and Training
Univ of Ks Sch of Med, Kansas City Ks 1990
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
- Primary surfactant deficiency.
- Physiology and pathophysiology of lung development.
- Novel uses of surgical robotics in head and neck surgery.
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. A historical review.
- Prenatal diagnosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with predictors of mortality.
- Pulmonary parenchymal abnormalities in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
- Pulmonary vascular abnormalities in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
- The fetal heart in diaphragmatic hernia.
- Animal models in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
- Postnatal management of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
- Additional insights into combined surfactant and nitric oxide therapy.
- Tracheal ligation: the dark side of in utero congenital diaphragmatic hernia treatment.
- Additional considerations for inhaled nitric oxide therapy in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
- Suny Buffalo Grad Med-Dent, Pediatric Surgery-Surgery; Mayo Grad Sch Med/Mayo Fndn, General Surgery
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- Understanding Hernia and Hernia Surgery
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- What Can I Expect After Undergoing Laparoscopic Hernia Repair?
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