While many teenaged girls might balk at wearing a medical device on their shaved heads 18 hours a day, Abbey Schemmer didn’t blink an eye.
Former CHOC patient, Brant Whiting now plays professional baseball
For Brant Whiting’s parents, CHOC not only saved their son’s life, but allowed him to pursue dreams once thought unattainable.
Alicia’s story: Repairing a right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Alicia underwent several surgeries in her early days of life to repair a congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), a hole in the diaphragm.
Twelve-year-old becomes first CHOC patient to receive life-saving device
Sean and his mom chose a newer option called the Subcutaneous Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (S-ICD) to treat his heart rhythm issue.
Derek’s Story: A Landmark Procedure
Neurosurgeons at CHOC performed a pioneering procedure to correct Derek’s hydrocephalus, eliminating his constant fear of shunt failure.
Genetic Syndrome Causes Cleft Lip, Palate in Sisters
A pair of sisters have benefited from the expertise and care of CHOC specialists in treating their cleft lip and Van der Woude syndrome.
Matthew’s Story: Healing in the Surgical NICU
Matthew spent three months receiving coordinated, specialized care in CHOC’s Surgical Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
CHOC’s Specialized Metabolics Team Treats Rare Genetic Disorder
CHOC’s specialized metabolics team identifies rare and dangerous genetic disorders before it’s too late. Meet Henry, one of their patients.
CHOC Patient is Succesfully Treated for Feeding Problem
Before coming to CHOC’s multidisciplinary feeding program, Pacer had never eaten a Cheerio, a piece of toast or even a spoonful of yogurt.