Division of Cardiac Critical Care Medicine Patient Stories

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Long QT Syndrome: Samad’s Story

Samad smiling

After Samad was diagnosed with a rare genetic heart disorder, his family underwent genetic testing and discovered they too had the disorder.

Giant Cell Myocarditis: Jackson’s Story

Jackson smiling

Two years ago, Jackson was on life support after being diagnosed with a rare, life-threatening heart disorder. Now 15, he’s an active teen looking forward to the future.

Cardiac Tumor and Stroke: John's Story


When John, 15, passed out at football practice, CHOP doctors discovered he had a stroke and a rare cardiac tumor. After treatment, John is doing well.