Patient Stories

Posted on Oct 17,2018

A Young Patient’s Bravery Inspires the Creation of a Special Fund for Pediatric Cancer Research

A family’s very personal inspiration makes a difference in the field of pediatric cancer research.

Posted on Oct 04,2018

Generations of Care at Lakeland Location

As patients grow up and have children of their own, the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care facility in Lakeland celebrates 20 years of providing expert care.

Posted on Sep 27,2018

From Olivia to Oliver: Transgender Patient Transitions Under Expert Care

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital offers transgender adolescents specialized comprehensive care.

Posted on Sep 26,2018

Bone Marrow Transplant Technique Makes the Impossible Straightforward

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital was an early adopter of the half-matched blood marrow transplant technique, which is helping patients like Susana.

Posted on Sep 25,2018

For McKinley, a Positive Outcome

With 4-year-old McKinley’s cancer now in remission, her parents established the Love McKinley Foundation to help other families deal with a cancer diagnosis and ensure that children receive the best medical care possible.

Posted on Sep 19,2018

Dominica’s Brave Battle

Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2015, Dominica traveled from her homeland, Cameroon, Africa, to Tampa, Florida where she received treatment at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care center.

Posted on Sep 18,2018

Healthy Start Program Helps Mom-to-Be Build Strong Support System

The Healthy Start program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s works with women and families in Pinellas County, helping them navigate through issues and challenges that can affect their health and the health of their baby.

Posted on Sep 11,2018

From Cleft Lip to ‘the Cutest Baby’

The Craniofacial and Cleft program at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital has a complete clinical team of specialists ready to meet a family’s needs all in one location.

Posted on Sep 06,2018

An All-in-One Destination to Treat a Rising Musculoskeletal Disorder

The Torticollis Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital provides children who have an atypical head tilt with the swift evaluation and treatment they need to thrive.

Posted on Sep 04,2018

Collaborative Care for Pediatric Vascular Anomalies

At Johns Hopkins All Children’s Vascular Anomalies Clinic, teamwork is key to charting the right course of care for patients.

Posted on Aug 30,2018

Chronic Pain Clinic Gives Patient Fresh Start at Life

The Chronic Pain Clinic at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital treats pediatric patients suffering from pain and helps them get back to their normal lives.

Posted on Aug 21,2018

Shaping a Child’s Future

From physical therapy to surgery and beyond, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Head Shape Clinic uses a wide range of care options to treat patients like Priscella.

Posted on Aug 01,2018

Cutting-Edge Hip Surgery Puts Teen Back in the Game

After diagnosed with a hip condition that occurs in growing teens, Christopher met with Drew Warnick, M.D., an expert in orthopedics, who performed a cutting-edge surgery and got Christopher back to his normal life.

Posted on Jul 31,2018

Seeing Beyond an Infection

After headaches worsened, Matthew visited the experts at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital where they discovered an infection on his brain and quickly went to work.

Posted on Jul 17,2018

Life-saving Training for Lucciano

Parents go through special simulation training for their medically complex child—and wind up using their skills in an actual medical emergency.

Posted on Jun 20,2018

Lorenzo’s Light

From the tiniest preemie diapers to large and grateful hearts – a family with history at Johns Hopkins All Children’s has some encouraging words for those experiencing tough times.

Posted on Jun 19,2018

Through Teamwork, Sickle Cell Disease Strikes Out

Joao was only six-months old when he experienced his first sickle cell crisis. Today, the high-spirited 9-year-old visits Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital several times a week where he receives treatment for sickle cell disease.

Posted on Jun 07,2018

Bella vs. Brain Tumor

Bella, diagnosed with medulloblastoma, enrolls in a research study and fights back with the help of many teams from the Institute for Brain Protection Sciences.

Posted on Jun 05,2018

Fear, Hope and … A Future for Teagan

An injured child and a worried mom find help at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.

Posted on May 30,2018

A Patient and Doctor Bond in Battle Against Leukemia

Jasmine, diagnosed with Burkitt leukemia at 15, bonds with her oncologist, a cancer survivor himself who was diagnosed right around the same age as Jasmine.

Posted on May 22,2018

Newborn Nectar

Mother’s own milk is proving to be the best medicine for low-weight preemies.

Posted on May 15,2018

Stroke in a Child?

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a good time to remember anyone can have a stroke.

Posted on May 11,2018

Born at 1.1 Pounds, She's Headed Home

A premature baby meets many challenges as she gets ready to finally leave the hospital.

Posted on May 10,2018

A Day in the Life of Child Life

Child Life specialists help to change the experience for children who are hospitalized, turning fear into courage, and clearing a path for wellness.

Posted on Apr 13,2018

Fragile Cargo

A doctor and his team go the extra mile to improve the odds for a baby with life-threatening congenital diaphragmatic hernia

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