Cardiothoracic Surgery Patient Stories

Meet our patients and read their remarkable stories of hope and inspiration from the Division of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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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At a 20-week ultrasound appointment in their hometown of Harrisburg, Megan and Philip’s son, Lorenzo, was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). Megan and Philip were determined to give their son the best chance at life and turned to the experts at UPMC for their son's comprehensive care.
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