From surviving to thriving

Neuro-oncologist Natasha Pillay Smiley, DO, heads the new Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Survivorship Clinic, which addresses the late effects of treatment and quality of life issues that often affect brain tumor patients.

Natasha Pillay Smiley, MD

OK to be different

"Yes, I am deaf and therefore different, but I’m not the only one,” said Marne Sullivan during her 8th grade commencement speech in June before 400 fellow students and 1,600 guests. “We’re all unique in our own ways. We all have a story to tell."

Marne

My Family's Greatest Gift

The doctors and staff at Children’s have given us an invaluable gift of peace and hope.

Heart Center Team Works Together to Help Infant

After her 20 week ultrasound, Kelly Beaubein received difficult news: her baby had a rare congenital heart defect. Her obstetrician referred her to Nina Gotteiner, MD, in the Fetal/Neonatal Cardiology Program of the Heart Center at Lurie Children’s to fin

Alex Treated by Heart Center

World-class partnership puts Diego on his feet

Diego del Castillo's family brought him from their native Colombia to Chicago for collaborative care at Lurie Children's and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.