Patient Stories


  • Meet Aaron

    From sickle cell disease to epileptic seizures, Aaron has had a long road to recovery. Her care team at Children's—and her supportive family—helped her overcome these lifelong diseases.

  • Meet Ashley

    Ashley was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis Type 1 when she was 4 years old.

  • Meet Hudson

    In February 2009, Wendi Scheck was just 34 weeks pregnant going for what she thought would be a normal ultrasound—until she was informed that her soon-to-be born son had a heart tumor.

  • Meet Jimmy

    Jimmy has petit mal seizures, or absence of seizures, that would last a few second and cause him to start off into space. Doctors at Children's removed a benign tumor an inch and a half away from Jimmy's speech center and cured his epilepsy.

  • Meet Jessica

    Jessica fell head first onto a concrete slab and was transported to Children’s in a coma. She underwent an immediate craniotomy. After extensive rehabilitation, she beat the odds and went home.

  • Meet Luke

    Luke was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age two. With the help of Children's Neuropyschology team and lots of hard work, Luke has graduated high school and is off to college.

  • Meet Teniyah

    After being diagnosed with illnesses ranging from migraines to the flu, she came to Children's where physicians found the real cause: a brain tumor.

  • Meet Sam

    For years, a brain tumor and epilepsy made school and basketball difficult, but they didn’t keep Sam off the court. Brain surgeries at Children’s helped him take his game to the next level.