Patient Stories

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Coming Back From Scoliosis: Annie’s Story

Annie competed at the U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championship in Miramar, Florida

Teen’s pursuit of Paralympic gold spans the globe, from China to Idaho, and eventually to Philadelphia for corrective spine surgery to keep her track and field dreams alive.

Chronic Lung Disease: Leila’s Story

Leila smiling

Born at 26 weeks, Leila’s lungs failed to develop. Specialty care during her CHOP stay and after helped her breathe on her own and her family cope.

Sepsis Treatment and Follow-up Care: Sophia’s Story

Sophia being pushed in her wheelchair

What started as a bout of the flu for Sophia led to sepsis and significant medical complications that risked her life. She was transferred to CHOP where a multidisciplinary team of experts coordinated her complex care.