Healing begins at UC Davis Children's Hospital. Explore the following pediatric patient stories to learn more about the range of pediatric care and services we provide.
Conjoined Twins Separation
In a marathon surgery on Oct. 24 and 25, 2020, surgeons at UC Davis Children’s Hospital successfully separated nine-month-old conjoined twins Abigail and Micaela Bachinskiy.
UC Davis Health is proud to share a six-part video series on the first-ever separation of conjoined twins at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.
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When Gianna was born blind and deaf, she wasn’t guaranteed a regular childhood. By having access to UC Davis Health, she became one of the youngest patients to ever receive cochlear implants.
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Abbey is a 7-year-old Sacramento resident who is interested in theater, excels in school and went snowboarding for the first time this winter.
While that sounds like a typical little girl, Abbey is anything but typical. She was born with a type of congenital heart disease that is fatal without treatment. The diagnosis turned her family’s life upside down and led to Abbey’s multiple open-heart surgeries …
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During her summer break in 2013, then-7-year-old Orangevale resident Cadence experienced something very few children ever do — a stroke. Over the course of six weeks, a UC Davis Children's Hospital team that included occupational, physical and speech therapists, physicians, nurses and child life specialists helped her regain strength and mobility …
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