Ian was born with a congenital heart defect called the transposition of the great arteries (TGA). Thanks to the cardiac team at CHOP, he’s now a healthy 15-year-old.
Joanna has been a patient of the Cardiac Center at CHOP all her life. In 2010, she turned to her cardiac team again as she prepared for another major event in her life: her first pregnancy.
Born with transposition of the great arteries, a life-threatening heart defect, Max was saved by open heart surgery at CHOP's Cardiac Center.
Born with tricuspid atresia and several other heart conditions, Jason underwent four heart surgeries at CHOP's Cardiac Center before his 5th birthday.
Born with tricuspid atresia, a congenital heart defect, Srishti had three open-heart surgeries at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Learn about the medical care Bridget received at the Philadelphia Adult Congenital Heart Center prior to her sons’ birth, and about her experience with peripartum cardiomyopathy after giving birth.
Diagnosed with a ventricular septal defect at 2 days old, Nora had open heart surgery a month later at CHOP's Cardiac Center.
After months of debilitating pain, Laurel found relief, support and healing from the Center for Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Luke Kelly came to CHOP for lifesaving care after being prenatally diagnosed with a type of lung lesion called bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS).
Avery was diagnosed with CHARGE syndrome as an infant, a series of rare genetic birth defects. Airway malformations led her family to CHOP's Airway Disorders Clinic, where she underwent bilateral choanal atresia repair.