Division of Neonatology Patient Stories

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Chronic Lung Disease: Evan’s Story

After a year of intensive treatment, 14-month-old Evan Stickle is finally home. His family credits his turnaround to CHOP’s Newborn and Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program.

Airway Disorder: Isabella's Story


Born prematurely, Isabella's airway had not yet fully developed. When her health worsened, her parents knew she needed the expert neonatal and pulmonary experts at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

ECMO Treatment: Katelyn's Story


Hundreds of gravely ill newborns have benefits from EMCO, a machine that temporarily acts as the baby's heart and lungs, since 1990 when Katelyn became CHOP's first ECMO patient.

Hirschsprung's Disease: Khloe's Story


Khloe was just 2 days old when doctors noticed she was having digestive problems. She was transferred to CHOP where doctors discovered she had Hirschsprung’s disease.