Anything but Ordinary: Anna & Isabella Beat the Odds

nna and Isabella, were monoamniotic twins (they shared the same amniotic sac), and faced complex medical issues at birth.

photo of twins Anna and Isabella

Team approach provides hope for Easton

When Easton’s parents were told their unborn son had a fatal kidney condition, they turned to Lurie Children’s fetal medicine experts for help.

Easton

Triumphant Trio

Born with cerebral palsy, the suburban Chicago eighth-graders have triumphed over numerous challenges, thanks to the care they’ve received at Children’s and to their positive attitudes.

Changing life trajectories for heart patients

Nine-year-old Kathleen has undergone five heart surgeries, including a transplant. She is enrolled in the Neo-Heart Developmental Support Program for children with neurodevelopmental issues due to brain injuries related to their heart defects.

Kathleen

My Life as a Hospital Frequent Flyer

Danisha, 16, explains what it's like to be a longtime patient at Children's.

Danisha

Extending our reach to kids around the globe

Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Arun Gosain, MD, has brought his expertise to poor areas of India to provide surgical care for children born with cleft lips and palates.