April is Donate Life Month, and 14-year-old Sina Sulunga-Kahaialii of Hawaii is living proof that organ donation saves lives. She recently received a kidney transplant at our hospital due to chronic renal failure.
Dateline NBC presented their 2nd national broadcast looking at the personal and medical journey the Binghams have faced, along with the many challenges ahead.
Our hospital expansion, opening in summer 2017, will provide a launching pad for expanding and renovating the current hospital next door. This will include creating room to grow the nationally-ranked Pediatric Heart Center, which will premiere a new and larger space in 2018.
Newly released data show that the transplant center at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is once again confirmed as the national leader in pediatric organ transplantation.
East Bay mom says she was told to consider terminating high-risk pregnancy, so she sought a 2nd opinion at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, where the baby was saved.
Dr. Gerald Grant and his neurosurgery team quickly and successfully treated Emily Zimmerman’s fast-growing brain tumor. “To have this level of care for our daughter is our greatest relief,” said mom.
Lizzy Craze, 32, is the only heart transplant recipient in America, and likely the world, to survive 30 years with the same donor heart she received as a toddler.
On Sunday, July 20, a packed bus with 59 kids, ages 8-18, left for a weeklong summer blast at St. Dorothy’s Rest camp in Camp Meeker, Calif. While the activities planned for their camp seemed quite normal, the theme certainly wasn’t.
The Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, July 6, 2013 will never be forgotten. The tragedy claimed three lives, injured 200, and left families with devastating memories that will last forever. Those memories will also stay with the Stanford Medicine care teams that responded so quickly.
Gary Hartman, MD, was presented the award on June 17 for his longtime leadership in surgical care and extraordinary service to patients and their families.
Back home at the Tulkarem refugee camp in the West Bank, Palestine, 6-year-old Hadi Alkhadra has had to crawl or be carried by his parents his entire life.
Shelby Scott, age 10, has a lot in common with Stanford senior forward, Shelby Payne. Together, their examples give kids with type 1 diabetes hope for a very bright future.
More than 500 families and staff celebrate and give thanks at our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s ‘Grad Party.’
Packard Children’s and Stanford hospitals are proud to be home to a trauma center that has received the highest possible ranking for providing outstanding care to injured children and adolescents.
After years of treatment for acute lymphocytic leukemia, 12-year-old Grace Chen is disease-free and making her mark through her game.
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In the new 2013-14 Best Children’s Hospitals survey from U.S. News & World Report, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital has been ranked tops in Northern California and one of America’s best. It’s a wonderful salute to outstanding patient care.
This Wednesday, June 5, at 8 pm, Dateline NBC will present the fascinating story of the Bingham family’s medical journey at Packard Children’s. It should be one of Dateline’s most talked-about programs of the year.
Two livers, two kidneys and a heart were all transplanted within 24 hours recently, setting a Packard Children’s record for most transplants in a day.
Yasser Y. El-Sayed, MD, steps into the shoes of his mentor, Maurice Druzin, MD, as he takes the helm as obstetrician-in-chief at Packard Children’s.
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With her bruises gone, Reagan’s now deep into volleyball, track, horses and a brand-new bike. “But what I like most is singing,” said Reagan.
Packard Children’s is now partnering with John Muir Health to provide access to comprehensive children’s specialty services in Contra Costa County and surrounding communities.
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