Dr. Hendren honored by College of Surgeons for undiversion techniques

June 27, 2012

W. Hardy Hendren III, MD, a Boston-based pediatric surgeon, has received the 2012 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons for his pioneering work in developing urinary undiversion surgical techniques.

W. Hardy Hendren III, MD, a Boston-based pediatric surgeon, has received the 2012 Jacobson Innovation Award of the American College of Surgeons for his pioneering work in developing urinary undiversion surgical techniques.

The College of Surgeons said Dr. Hendren’s innovative developments revolutionized the practice of pediatric surgery in reconstruction of the urinary and genital tract in patients with severe urogenital abnormalities.

Dr. Hendren is the Distinguished Robert E. Gross Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, Boston, emeritus chief of surgery at Children’s Hospital Boston, and an honorary surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.

The Jacobson Innovation Award honors living surgeons who have been innovators of a new development or technique in any field of surgery.

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