Patient & Family Stories

Taking a child to the hospital can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. However, the transformative power of medicine has a lasting impact on patients, their families and friends. Find out how these families persevered with the help of the compassionate men and women at CHOP.
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Callie – Radiology

CHOP’s advanced imaging guidelines provide a teen with the peace of mind about radiation levels after dozens of X-rays.

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Phoenix – Center for Childhood Communication

An electronic implant brings sound to a child who was otherwise deaf.

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CHOP Buerger Center: Giuliana and Alyssa

Giuliana & Alyssa – Alex Scott Day Hospital

CHOP’s Thalassemia Program keeps two sisters’ rare blood condition closely managed so they can enjoy being kids.

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CHOP Buerger Center: Ayla

Answers from Afar: Ayla’s Story

A family travels to CHOP for an advanced procedure to treat excess fluid around their baby’s lungs.

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CHOP Buerger Center: Niels and Lachlan

Niels and Lachlan – Alternative Energy

Mitochondrial disease isn’t slowing down brothers Niels and Lachlan – thanks to their CHOP team.

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