By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 16, 2013 01:24 PM EDT
In a rare and vulnerable moment on Tuesday, Gov. Christie discussed his struggles with weight prior to undergoing secret weight-loss surgery.
By Ashik Siddique | May 15, 2013 06:49 PM EDT
Roona Begum, an Indian child suffering from a dangerously swollen head, underwent a successful hydrocephalus shunt surgery to drain her brain of excess cerebrospinal fluid.
By Christie Rizk | May 13, 2013 04:54 PM EDT
Swimsuit model and actress Angie Everhart is getting surgery after being diagnosed with thyroid cancer.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 11, 2013 12:10 PM EDT
Amar'e Stoudemire is grateful "to be able to contribute" to Game 3 of the Knicks vs. Pacers playoff series after knee surgery nearly ended his season.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 10, 2013 04:35 PM EDT
Jane Richards, the 7-year-old sister of Boston bombing victim Martin Richard, underwent her 11th surgery since the marathon yesterday. Her family released a touching statement.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 23, 2013 08:34 PM EDT
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson tweets about his emergency surgery for an abdominal hernia. Find out what causes this painful injury.
By Ashik Siddique | Feb 28, 2013 05:04 PM EST
Motion-sensing Wii video games help surgeons practice complicated surgeries.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 17, 2013 02:23 PM EST
The family of an elderly patient who died in Germany after surgeons left 16 different items in his body during a routine operation is now suing hospital for over $120,000.
By Amber Moore | Dec 21, 2012 05:00 PM EST
Every year, an estimated 4,044 surgical "never events" occur in the United States, according to a new research.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 14, 2012 02:45 PM EST
A woman whose life was forever altered after a "love doctor" mutilated her genitals is telling her devastating story in a book about the doctor she trusted to perform a simple routine procedure.
By Makini Brice | Dec 13, 2012 04:05 PM EST
Controversy is brewing over a controversial procedure practiced in China. The procedure, ablation of the nucleus accumbens, requires surgeons to burn away part of the pleasure center of the brain.
By Amber Moore | Dec 10, 2012 02:48 PM EST
A surgeon at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reportedly infected five patients during valve replacement surgeries.
By Amber Moore | Dec 01, 2012 12:07 PM EST
Tiffanie Didonato was born with a condition called diastrophic dysplasia - a disorder of cartilage and bone development.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 21, 2012 01:38 PM EST
A growing number of stiletto-obsessed women are chopping off their pinky toes in a bid to fit in their favorite heels.
By Amber Moore | Nov 21, 2012 10:08 AM EST
Audrina Cardenes was born with a heart outside her body - a condition so rare that it is found in just 8 in million babies and almost 90 percent of these don't survive for more than a few days.