Before Hope was born, her mom knew she had heart defects and would need surgery after birth. Thankfully, she was in good hands at CHOC.
Neonatology / NICU
CHOC has been chosen from pediatric facilities nationwide to be ranked as one of the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.
Quinn has 5 heart abnormalities and has undergone open-heart surgery. She’s cared for by the cardiac high-risk interstage program.
Each year, 1 in 10 babies in the U.S. are born prematurely. For the Cushings, that statistic is two in two. Both sons had stays in the NICU.
Growing up, Tim saw his dad come home from work with a smile. It was that dedication that inspired Tim to pursue a career in medicine.
Before Maria was a CHOC employee, she was a CHOC mom. Her son had heart surgery at just 2 days old and spent 4 months at CHOC.
Teddy was diagnosed with anomalous pulmonary artery off the aorta. Today he’s a healthy kid thanks to the care he received at CHOC