Meet Our Patients
San Jose native Megan Acaccia regularly missed school due to medical and social issues caused by her morbid obesity. After her lifesaving weight-loss surgery at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, she is full of excitement about her high school graduation.
Five-year-old Ava Menefee was suffering stroke-like episodes due to faulty blood flow to her brain. After treatments elsewhere proved unsuccessful, Packard Children's Hospital surgeons proposed a bold plan, and the unconventional approach worked.
|Angelica and Angelina Sabuco
Angelica and Angelina Sabuco were born conjoined at the chest and abdomen. The two-year-olds were separated in a 10-hour surgery and are now separate little girls.
Kayla underwent bariatric surgery to treat her severe obesity and related complications.
Packard Children's general surgeons used a surgical robot to perform a Kasai procedure - a reconstruction of the connection between Daniel's liver and small intestine.