Center for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

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Inpatient Family Guide

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Traveling for care?

We treat children from across the country, and the world, in the CDH Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s in St. Petersburg, Florida. We have several resources to assist you and your family as you travel for care, including information about requesting a room at one of several Ronald McDonald Houses on our campus.

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Read inspiring stories about our families:

Dr. David Kays Offers CDH Families Hope

When David Kays, M.D., was a child, his mother gave him a book about medicine, helping to set him on the path to becoming a surgeon. Now he is one of the best in the nation at treating congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH), and serves as medical director of the hospital’s Center for CDH, the nation’s first inpatient unit solely dedicated to treating CDH. He talks about his journey to medicine, and how he came to specialize in CDH.

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Birdie’s Surprise

Babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are often diagnosed before birth, but for Birdie, the diagnosis didn’t come until shortly after she was born. She and her family were referred to the Center for CDH at Johns Hopkins All Children’s, where babies like Birdie receive the specialized care they need to grow and thrive.

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Giving Babies a Brighter Future

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Center for Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia offers families the compassionate and sophisticated support they need to thrive. Planned gifts from people like Judy Keyak help make those miracles possible.

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