Thousands of children and families have been touched by the caring staff and innovative care at Le Bonheur. Meet some of the families who are grateful for this hospital.
Michael Boyd had a seizure at school. At the Emergency Department radiologists found an abnormal spot and sent him to Le Bonheur.
LaVey Kindred expected to spend her birthday in a Las Vegas hospital while her infant son, Jett, recovered from heart surgery. Instead, Kindred and her family landed on the other side of the country – at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.
When Carson needed a second brain tumor operation, surgeons used an intraoperative MRI (iMRI) to make sure they’d removed all of his tumor.
A hit on the football field threatened Marshall’s future. A pair of doctors who specialize in neck and spine injuries repaired his broken neck and then motivated Marshall to become a physical therapist.
His son’s memory drives him to serve. Thanks to his business background in improving processes, Don is helping change the way Le Bonheur Children’s partners with families.
For years, Karlie tried to help control her epileptic seizures with medicine, but they left her feelig tired and lethargic. A diet high in fat and low in carbohydrates has brought relief.
Special medical needs kept Travis out of day care until Le Bonheur started a program to integrate children with medical needs and developmental delays into typical child care settings.
After her son’s death, Brittany helped start the Parent Mentor program to help Le Bonheur parents adjust to life in the hospital.