Patient Stories

Meet Ryli

Born with two congenital heart defects, Ryli VanHoveln was only 17 days old when she had her first heart surgery. Since then, she's overcome every obstacle put her path thanks to her loving family and OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois.

Meet Beau

After the Ruder family’s newborn twins, Beau and Brooklyn, received great care as premature infants in the NICU at OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois, the grateful parents wanted to give back.

Meet Myla

Clinical expertise and innovative engineering brought a new dimension to the treatment of a three-year-old girl.

Meet Dylan

A former congenital heart patient himself, Dylan gives back as a nurse in the pediatric ICU

Myla's 3D Printed Heart

See how our 3D printed heart technology guided Myla's surgery.

WMBD News Coverage of Myla

 

Ella Berry Story

Ella Berry arrived at Children's Hospital of Illinois in September, 2010 as a critical heart baby given little hope for making it through the night.