Category: Programs

From the Hospital Halls to the Varsity Soccer Field

Posted on Feb 25, 2022 in Programs

A little more than a year after needing a heart transplant, 15-year-old Wilfre is back on the soccer field.

She Turned Out to be a Model Heart Patient

Posted on Feb 24, 2022 in Programs

Eleven-year-old Michelle’s pulmonary valve needed to be replaced. In addition to CT scans and MRI, her cardiothoracic surgeon Awais Ashfaq, MBBS, used a 3D model of her heart to prepare for the surgery. Learn more about the many different team members who work together to create the models that aid physicians in treating children like Michelle.

Her Big Heart Takes Care of the Little Hearts: Meet Nurse Amy Melliza

Posted on Feb 22, 2022 in Programs

Amy Melliza, R.N., who cares for patients in the cardiovascular intensive care unit, has worked at Johns Hopkins All Children’s for nearly two decades. She talks about how she helps patients and families and what inspired her to go into nursing.

Born with Half a Heart, but Full of Love: Asher Celebrates His First Birthday

Posted on Feb 11, 2022 in Programs

Baby Asher was born with a rare form of congenital heart disease that required major surgery during his first week of life, and another surgery at 5 months old. Now, he and his family celebrate his first birthday.

Dr. Vyas Kartha Plays a Reassuring Role

Posted on Feb 10, 2022 in Programs

For Vyas Kartha, M.D., pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist, seeing his aunt’s career as an anesthesiologist served as inspiration for his own path into the field. He talks about what led him to pediatric anesthesia in particular, and how he connects with patients and families.

Mending Luca’s Heart

Posted on Feb 08, 2022 in Programs

When Mayuly and Daniel, who were expecting twins, learned that one of their babies would have a complex heart condition, they found the expert, compassionate care needed to repair Luca’s heart at Johns Hopkins All Children’s.

What are Heart Murmurs?

Posted on Feb 07, 2022 in Programs

Innocent heart murmurs refers to the normal sound of blood moving through the heart and blood vessels. These innocent murmurs are common in children and harmless. Pediatric cardiologist Ashish Shah, M.D., M.B.A., provides parents more information on these heart murmurs.

Dr. James Thompson Stays at the Leading Edge of Interventional Cardiology

Posted on Feb 02, 2022 in Programs

As one of the nation’s leading interventional cardiologists, James Thompson, M.D., provides expert care to children and families, and trains other physicians on the latest technology. He talks about the medical school presentation that set him on the path, and how he values connecting with patients and families.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s and Golisano’s Launch Pediatric Neurosurgery Program in Fort Myers

Posted on Jan 14, 2022 in Programs

The hospitals’ collaboration expands access to high quality neurosurgery care for children and families across Florida’s west coast.

Malani Finds Her Way Home After 400+ Days in NICU

Posted on Dec 23, 2021 in Programs

Born prematurely with a condition that severely impacted her ability to breathe, Malani spent more than 400 days in the NICU. Her breathing got a little stronger every day and with the special training her family received to ensure they felt comfortable caring for her at home, Malani is home in time for the holidays.

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