The PedSpace

Neonatal Circumcision: Where Do I Cut?

November 09, 2020 Palette Life Sciences Season 1 Episode 12
The PedSpace
Neonatal Circumcision: Where Do I Cut?
Show Notes

This episode is the second of a 3-part series focused on neonatal circumcision. The series will span suitability for circumcision, where to cut and what constitutes adequate after-care.

In this episode, Dr. Edwin Smith speaks with Newborn Hospitalist Dr. Elizabeth Goetz and Pediatrician in Chief and Hospitalist Dr. Mike Steiner about their approach to newborn circumcision and their experiences with the NeoCirc learning module for circumcision. They discuss whether standardization is necessary, how to determine landmarks, and usability of the module.
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Edwin Smith, M.D., F.A.A.P, F.A.C.S.
Associate Clinical Professor 
Pediatric Urologist 
Atlanta, GA

Dr. Edwin Smith is a board-certified urologist specializing in the practice of pediatric urology. He has been involved in resident teaching throughout his career and is a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Emory University School of Medicine. At Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, he has enjoyed involvement in medical staff affairs serving on committees and in leadership roles that emphasize patient safety and quality of care. 

 Elizabeth Goetz, M.D.
 Newborn Hospitalist
 Madison, WI
Elizabeth Goetz is a Newborn Hospitalist at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Interests include medical student and resident education, circumcision, breastfeeding, and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome.  

 Mike Steiner, M.D.
 Pediatrician in Chief and Hospitalist
 University of North Carolina and UNC Children’s Hospital
Michael Steiner, MD, MPH is a general pediatrician and hospitalist at the University of North Carolina and UNC Children’s Hospital. He serves as the Pediatrician in Chief and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Division Chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. He performs circumcision in the newborn nursery and in an outpatient hospital clinic.