Casey was diagnosed with scoliosis at 10. At age 17, she had scoliosis surgery at CHOC Hospital. Today, she’s a thriving college student.
Dr. Francois Lalonde
Nico’s birth was full of surprises for his mom Jennifer. The biggest one being that he was a boy, when all along she had been expecting a daughter. That wasn’t the only unexpected realization. He lacked a fully-formed tibia (the bone that connects the knee and ankle), was missing his left thumb, and had several structural heart […]
Meet Dr. Francois Lalonde, a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at CHOC who developed an interest in medicine after job as a lifeguard.