Meeting Your Family’s Health Needs, Wherever You Call Home

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a 2019-2020 Best Children’s Hospital, children and families are at the center of attention in each of our 30 highly recognized subspecialties. Staffed by 1,000 top medical and surgical experts at locations conveniently located throughout Connecticut, we are ready to meet your family’s health needs wherever you call home. From our Top 20 nationally ranked Urology division, to our Top 50 ranked Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Neonatology and Endocrinology divisions, Connecticut Children’s will always treat your child as Number One – everywhere, every time!

Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Little Joseph was diagnosed with Transposition of the Greater Arteries in the womb while his mother Marisol was just 20 weeks pregnant. Shortly after birth, he was whisked to Connecticut Children's for a life-saving surgery on his mother's own birthday, giving her a gift she won't soon forget.

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Diabetes & Endocrinology

When Jack was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in the seventh grade, his care team showed him how to navigate and enjoy life. He's now paying it forward by sharing his experiences with college-bound diabetic teens.

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It was a journey they never expected: Amanda and Derek knew twin boys were on the way, and that one would need heart surgery. But life threw in a few extra surprises. Learn how Connecticut Children's neonatologists helped little Bennett grow happy, healthy and strong.

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The Lopez family moved over 1500 miles to receive life-saving treatment for their teenage son Anthony, who was diagnosed with ureterovesical junction obstruction (UVJ). Learn how Connecticut Children’s was able to provide a surgical solution that saved Anthony’s life.

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Nate was born with a birth defect called bilateral posterior urethral valves, which caused significant damage to one of his kidneys. Learn how Connecticut Children's nephrology team has helped Nate grow up to be a happy, sports-loving adolescent while awaiting a kidney transplant.

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Cancer & Blood Disorders

Early in her life, Leilani was diagnosed with a rare disease called Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), which had spread throughout her tiny body. Learn how Connecticut Children's Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders quickly diagnosed and treated Leilani, who is now in remission.

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In 2014, Chloe was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis, a form of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which has no known cause. Learn how Chloe's treatment with nationally-recognized gastroenterologist and researcher Jeffrey Hyams, MD has allowed her to feel like herself again.

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David’s spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) caused him to have trouble crossing the street and keeping up with classmates in school sports. But David and his family refused to accept the hand life dealt him. Find out how a determined mother and advanced care at Connecticut Children’s have made a world of difference in David’s life.

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James seems to never stop talking, but a skull fracture could have taken away his ability to speak. Learn how the neurosurgery team at Connecticut Children’s sprang into action to provide expert care when James needed it most.

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It was a pneumonia diagnosis that revealed a 30-degree curve in young Sabella’s spine at the age of 6. After undergoing spinal fusion surgery to correct her debilitating scoliosis, Sabella’s love for dance defines her. She credits her doctors for always having her back, both figuratively and literally.

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Cecelia is a wild, smart little girl who loves to play sports with her three older brothers. She also has cystic fibrosis (CF). Explore how Cecelia and her family benefit from the excellent pulmonary medicine care available at Connecticut Children’s.

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