Prenatally diagnosed with myelomeningocele (MMC), the most severe form of spina bifida, Sean Mulligan underwent fetal surgery at CHOP to repair the birth defect.
Caoimhghin was diagnosed before birth with spina bifida, and was the very first baby delivered in the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at CHOP.
When Calvin didn't grow out of his stuttering after years of speech therapy, his parents sought specialized care from the Stuttering Program at CHOP.
Cherie Lamartina underwent fetal surgery for twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to save Taylor.
Ethan and Reese underwent fetoscopic laser ablation surgery at CHOP, a procedure performed in utero to treat twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS).
Born with a dilated kidney, Will was later diagnosed with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJ). His parents took him to CHOP for robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery and later treatment for kidney stones.
After an ACL injury sidelined football standout Justin Morrison from New Jersey, surgery and follow-up care at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia put him back on the gridiron.
A back brace kept Gina's idiopathic scoliosis in check for years until a growth spurt at age 15. That's when her family sought surgical help from spine experts at CHOP.
Born with severe chest and spine deformities, Keegan's future looked dim until his parents found Robert M. Campbell, MD, and the innovative VEPTR device he created.
Diagnosed with severe scoliosis and thoracic insufficiency syndrome, Salma traveled from the Middle East to Children's Hospital for life-saving VEPTR treatment.