Ebstein’s Anomaly Patient Stories

Meet our Ebstein's anomaly patients and their families and hear their remarkable stories of hope and inspiration with the cardiothoracic surgery team of the Da Silva Center for Ebstein’s Anomaly at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Da Silva performed Avery’s cone procedure when she was 4 years old. Just 10 days after the procedure, Avery got to go home.
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Two weeks before she was born, Casyn’s family moved across the country to Pittsburgh to be with the Da Silva Center team for her birth.
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Jocelyn and her mom were both born with Ebstein’s anomaly. Jocelyn’s cone procedure was done at the Da Silva Center. Three months later, her mom followed in her footsteps.
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Katharine was born with Ebstein’s Anomaly. After her family moved to Pittsburgh, the first phone call her mother, Amanda, made was to the Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s.
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