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Veetai Li, MD, Receives The Children’s Guild Foundation Purpose & Passion Award | Health

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Veetai Li, MD, Receives The Children’s Guild Foundation Purpose & Passion Award
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The Children’s Guild Foundation recently recognized Veetai Li, M.D., Medical Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo, with its Community Recognition Award for a professional working in the field of healthcare.

In celebration of its 100th anniversary year, The Children's Guild Foundation chose to acknowledge indiviuals for their expecptional contributions to the community of special needs children and their families with a grant award made in their honor to a non profit organization proving services for these children.

Dr. Li, a fellowship trained pediatric neurosurgeon, has expertise in minimally invasive neurosurgical techniques including Endoscopic Surgery and Stereotaxy (framed and frameless), allowing for more precise and less traumatic removal of brain tumors and other brain lesions. He uses intra-operative functional mapping and electrocorticography for patients with tumors or other lesions in sensitive areas of the brain and for Epilepsy surgery.

Dr. Li is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and by the American Board of Pediatric Neurological Surgery.

He and his team at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo offer the full spectrum of pediatric neurosurgical care, including the most common diagnosis of Hydrocephalus. The Department of Neurosurgery also participates in several comprehensive multi-disciplinary clinics, which include: Neuro-Oncology, Spina Bifida, Spasticity and the Craniofacial Center as well as in the management of trauma patients with brain and spinal cord injuries.

More information about Pediatric Neurosurgery at Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is available by calling (716) 878-7386 or online via the following link (or visit www.wchob.org, click on "Services", "Pediatric Services" and then "Neurosurgery"): http://www.wchob.org/services/services_display.asp?SID=246&CID=9

A long-time and significant supporter of Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, The Children’s Guild Foundation recently presented a $585,000 grant to establish the hospital’s Autism Spectrum Disorder Center of Excellence. Components of this comprehensive center include, 1) improved access and turnaround time to diagnosis, 2) family-centered coordination of care, 3) collaboration within research, service and community groups and 4) a targeted communication, information and education campaign.

 

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