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.
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 defibrillator saved Chris’ life after his heart stopped on the basketball court, but the Heart Institute gave his family hope that it wouldn’t happen again.
Born deaf, a new cochlear implant will help a Abbey learn how to localize sounds and learn to drive.
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.
Born with a curvy spine, Evonte Cathey was the first Le Bonheur patient to receive a new device designed to decrease the curvature and allow his lungs to grow and develop.
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.
The Mazurkiewicz family relied on the expertise of Fetal Center to prepare for the birth of their twins.