A week before his seventh birthday, Ayush was woken up from sleep by an excruciating headache. When he talked, his speech was slurred. His parents, Reshama and Amol, are both physicians, and when they were in medical school, did pediatrics rotations at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
A decade after Eli’s rare neuromuscular condition was first diagnosed at CHOP, he returned for successful surgical treatment during a global pandemic.
When doctors discovered a large tumor growing on their unborn baby’s tailbone, Jenny and Derek sought expert care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.