Trauma Center Success Stories
Three part story
When four-year-old Caltong Liu arrived by ambulance at Stanford Hospital's emergency department, his medical condition was dire. The well-coordinated efforts of dozens of specialists allowed Caltong to return to the outdoor play he loves.
A Smile For Jax
A household accident severed his facial nerve and paralyzed part of his face. Thanks to plastic and reconstructive surgeons at Packard Children's, Jax is now recovering nicely—and his smile is back.
| Alexandre Acra
At the Worst Time, the Best Team
After Alexandre Acra cut his forearm on a broken window, the Pediatric Emergency Department, Hand and Upper Limb, and Occupational Therapy teams all contributed to a successful surgery and recovery.
A Race Against Time
While racing his motocross bike, 15-year-old Spencer Morse lost control on a jump. He was airlifted to Packard Children's Hospital where our neurosurgery and trauma teams treated his severe brain injury.