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.
With home monitoring provided by the CHOC Cardiopulmonary Health Intelligence Program (CHiP), Emma’s care team is only a touch screen away.
Meet Ryden, a brave warrior who’s endured three heart surgeries at CHOC Hospital. His mom Kayleen shares his story in honor of heart month.
Daniel was just 13 when Dr. Gates performed surgery on his heart at CHOC. 8 years later Daniel returned to CHOC as a security officer.
At 6 years old, Vanessa was more interested in viewing the echocardiography monitor than watching cartoons during her doctor’s visits.