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Undiagnosed celiac disease is local family’s cautionary tale for other parents

A visit to UC Davis Children’s Hospital finally yielded a diagnosis that saved Piper’s life.

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Surgery

After a longboarding accident, a patient fights to regain all that was lost

Kyle was transported to the UC Davis Pediatric Intensive Care Unit where he spent 43 days fighting for survival.

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Cancer Care

Pediatric cancer diagnosis leads to panic, then relief for local family

Christina knew her toddler was ill and tried to get answers. But it wasn’t until she took her daughter to the UC Davis Pediatric Emergency Room that she would finally know for sure what was wrong – Emily had cancer.

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Zoey’s story: Pediatric urologist named family’s hero after diagnosis of rare condition

“With help from Dr. Kurzrock and his team, Zoey has gained confidence. She’s even been able to help others who share her condition.” Now a teenager, she is a spirited girl who enjoys karate, swimming and diving.

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“It is priceless for a mother to feel such confidence in the medical care that her child receives.”

UC Davis’ pediatric endocrinology team has helped 6-year-old Scarlett live a healthy life after she was born with a rare condition.

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Heart and Vascular

Game-changing heart surgery helps premature baby

Born at 25 weeks, Mateo was diagnosed with superior vena cava (SVC) syndrome and transported to UC Davis Children’s Hospital where world-renowned pediatric cardiologist Frank Ing performed life-saving surgery.

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Heart and Vascular

Pediatric cardiologist performs life-saving surgery on baby with rare heart condition

The Carson family had no idea their daughter had a rare congenital heart defect until she was airlifted to UC Davis after her heart was compressing her windpipe.

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Cancer Care

Facility dog Daniels doles out affection and comfort to teen with brain cancer

We will forever hold Daniels dear in our hearts as her ‘only wonderful thing about this whole ordeal.’

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“Having a baby in the NICU was the hardest thing we have had to endure.”

Learn how the Beads of Courage program helped a family get through their hardest days.

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World-class pediatric care helps family after a complicated twin pregnancy

Born at 31 weeks, Miley and Sofia’s family are grateful for the phenomenal care and compassion they received at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

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Unique care and support for patient diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

From the diagnosis, to treatment options, to our daily living, Dr. McDonald and his team have helped us through it all!

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Exceptional teamwork and care helps Jordyn recover during her hospital stay

Thanks to pediatric GI specialist Kelly Beth Haas and UC Davis Children’s Hospital nurses, Jordyn received top expertise after being admitted to Davis 7 and even won a Minecraft Lego set during Zoom Bingo.

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