Patient Stories

Posted on Feb 15,2018

The Birthday Boys

A first birthday is especially sweet for three babies born with life-threatening congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

Posted on Feb 14,2018

Home Is Where the Heart Is

A mother, a hospital and a medical foster family help a child recover from a heart transplant and start life with loving support.

Posted on Feb 07,2018

Counting Heartbeats

How a simple but revolutionary heart monitoring program is proving to be a game changer.

Posted on Feb 02,2018

How Illness Impacts Sibling Relationships

When one child gets sick, sibling bonds can deepen.

Posted on Nov 28,2017

Johns Hopkins All Children's Is Healing Beyond Borders

For Florence, a regular visit to her obstetrician in Guatemala City for an ultrasound at 31 weeks brought a diagnosis that changed everything. Oligohydramnios, pronounced ah-ligo-hi-dram-nee-os, is diagnosed in about 4 percent of pregnancies when the woman has a low level of amniotic fluid. Her neonatologist recommended transferring her to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital for the best chance of saving her baby’s life.

Posted on Nov 24,2017

Neurosurgeon George Jallo Removes Tricky Tumor From Epilepsy Patient

When no one in South Florida was willing to remove Christina’s brain tumor, her mom found Johns Hopkins All Children’s Institute for Brain Protection Sciences and the neurosurgery team led by George Jallo.

Posted on Nov 07,2017

Meet Audrina, Johns Hopkins All Children's Heart Patient

Audrina was diagnosed with Truncus Arteriosus and is likely to undergo numerous heart procedures in the coming years.