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Montefiore in the News
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Montefiore in the News

September 26, 2005


Contact: Montefiore Public Relations (718) 920-4011



Twins’ Medical Teams From Montefiore and Blythedale Will Give Medical Briefing

New Video and Photos Of Boys Now “Walking and Playing” To Be Released

WHAT: Arlene Aguirre and her sons, Carl and Clarence, will be available with members of their medical teams to share new developments since their historic separation at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.

WHEN: TODAY, Monday, September 26, 2005 at 11:00AM

WHERE: The Children’s Hospital At Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
(between East Gun Hill Road and East 210th St.)
Bronx, NY


  • James T. Goodrich, MD, PhD, director, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM)
  • David A. Staffenberg, MD, chief, Pediatric Plastic Surgery, CHAM
  • Robert Marion, MD, director, Center for Congenital Disorders, CHAM
  • Arlene Aguirre, Carl and Clarence
  • Joelle Mast, MD, PhD, chief medical officer, Blythedale Children’s Hospital
  • Mara Abrams, PT, Blythedale
  • Julie Knitter, OTR, chief, Occupational Therapy, Blythedale

VIDEO AND PHOTO EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: New “b-roll” (Beta format) will be available at the news briefing. Access photos via Click on Aguirre Twins, where you will find new photos of the twins walking and playing. You will also find background information and historic photos and graphics recounting Carl and Clarence’s remarkable medical journey.

PLEASE NOTE: Montefiore has a new website. If you have not already re-registered to access the new Aguirre Twins web site you must do so to obtain the latest information and photos about the boys. Please log into and click on the “Register” button.

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