Sunrise Children's Hospital
For more than three decades, Sunrise Children’s Hospital has been Nevada’s largest, most comprehensive children’s hospital.

Improving Your Child's Health

Posted on 2/27/2012

According to research performed by the American Heart Association (AHA), today’s children may not live as long as their parents. To combat this unfortunate prediction, AHA is promoting a wide variety of engaging, innovative programs to help children and their families live healthier, more active lives. From cooking to exercise to gardening, these fun programs can help children to improve their heart health and commit to a life of good habits.

If you have any questions regarding your child’s health or how he or she can work to improve their health for the future, contact the staff of Sunrise Children’s Hospital at (702) 731-5437. Our healthcare team is committed to the continued health of the children in our community.

Sunrise and Sunrise Children's Hospital Announce Completion of New Hybrid Operating Room!

Posted on 2/24/2012

Sunrise and Sunrise Children’s Hospital is proud to announce the completion of its new Hybrid Operating Room (OR) – the first of its kind in Southern Nevada.  Heart procedures that used to be performed in two separate rooms (cardiac catheterizations and surgeries) can now be performed in one room through the Hybrid OR.

Learn More About Our Recent Topics!

Posted on 2/16/2012


Would you like to learn more about any of the topics explored in our recent blogs? Visit the websites below or feel free to contact Sunrise Children’s Hospital at (702) 731-5437. We are happy to answer your questions.

  • These articles from the American Academy of Family Physicians provide some helpful information about pregnancy and fetal health.
  • Read more about high blood pressure during pregnancy from The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website.
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics provides answers to some questions about children’s illnesses on their website.
  • Ear infections are much more common in children than in adults. This article from the National Institutes of Health provides more information on ear infections in children.
  • Asthma and allergies are the two most common chronic illnesses found in the children of the United States. Learn more about these illnesses from
  • You can read an overview of asthma and how it relates to allergies from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology website.
  • This article from provides a comprehensive overview of juvenile diabetes and its causes.
  • The American Diabetes Association has compiled some information to help parents and their children with a diabetes diagnosis.
  • You can read some diet tips to help prevent pediatric hypoglycemia from this article on the Hypoglycemia Support Foundation website.
  • Learn more about asthma and how it can affect your child from the American Lung Association.

Sunrise Hospital Introduces New Surgical Weight Loss Program!

Posted on 2/15/2012

Sunrise Hospital is excited to introduce its new Surgical Weight Loss Program. The program brings together the expertise and compassion of our experienced physicians and staff with the outstanding capabilities of Sunrise to offer a life-changing procedure.

To help introduce our new Bariatric Surgery Program, we are offering a series of community education programs on weight-loss surgery. Through these free sessions, you can learn more about:

• Bariatric Surgery options

• Who is an appropriate candidate for surgery

• What is involved in the surgery and recovery process

Bariatric Surgeon, Dr. Dave Macintyre, will present the program. He is triple fellowship trained in bariatric surgery, trauma surgery and surgical critical care and is a member of the acute care surgery team at Sunrise Hospital.

The program will be offered at two different dates and times. The content for each program is identical, so choose the program that is more convenient for you to attend.

Thursday, March 1
6 p.m.

Saturday, March 3
10 a.m.

Sunrise Hospital Auditorium
3186 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

The program is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

To register, call (702) 233-5454.

Take an hour to learn more about the Bariatric Surgery Program at Sunrise Hospital. You could change your future.

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