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Peter and His Grandson Bart

Peter and Bart

Diagnosed with an enlarged heart and related complications, Bart’s family brought him to CHOP for life-saving surgery. Years later, Bart’s grandfather Peter, calls the doctors “real-life super heroes” and sought a way to thank them.

Catherine and Her Granddaughter Molly

catherine and molly

Born with a hole in her heart, Molly spent 24 days in the newborn/infant intensive care unit at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Catherine, Molly’s grandmom, found comfort knowing her first grandbaby was being treated by expert and compassionate doctors, nurses and support staff.

Ebstein's Anomaly: Samaria's Story

Samaria Martin

After her toddler daughter Samaria had her third open heart surgery at CHOP to treat a single ventricle heart defect, Bonnie Martin knew she wanted to give something back to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Coronary Artery Anomaly: Anthony's Story

Mysteries of the Heart

Anthony's family turned to the Coronary Anomaly Management Program at CHOP, where a team is leading the search for answers about a little-understood heart defect called anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery and other coronary artery anomalies.

Sickle Cell Disease: Nadir's Story

Diagnosed with sickle cell disease as a baby, Nadir continues to receive comprehensive care from CHOP's Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. 

Epilepsy and the Ketogenic Diet: Korey's Story

Epilepsy patient Korey eating food

Korey has epilepsy, one of the most common brain disorders in children, but his treatment is unusual: a diet of exactly 90 percent fat, 7 percent protein and 3 percent carbohydrates. It’s called the ketogenic diet and it's proven effective for children whose epilepsy does not respond to medication.