Pediatric Surgery

I was one of the first 30 patients to have received a liver transplant performed at UCLA by Dr. Busuttil. Now him and his liver transplant team has performed well over 6,000 transplants since 1984.

By Vicky • August 7, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a new warning about the use of anesthesia and sedation drugs in young children and pregnant ...

By uclahealth • February 22, 2017

The chances of winning the Powerball are 1 in 992 Billion. The chances of having a child with a heart defect are 1 in 100. ...

By HRHJudy • February 8, 2017

Hi Everyone, We did it! Tomorrow is Cash's first birthday! All of you are on my mind and I just wanted to tell you ...

By rainahurn • July 22, 2016

The Story of a Griffin as told by Griffin: "What's that Mommy? You want me to thank ONE of my doctors? Impossible... I want to ...

By dawnsedorovich • March 30, 2016

My beautiful daughter, Abby, was born in 1996 with a rare kidney disease. In the critical hours following her birth in our hometown of Bakersfield, ...

By jcbowden • March 30, 2016

It’s two different stories for two different children,” says Jeremy Ellertson, father of 11-year-old Christian and 3-year-old Christopher. Both children suffered from a heart disease ...

By uclahealth • March 24, 2016

“It will be interesting trying to motivate him to go home because he’s had such a great time. He has blueberry pancakes every morning for ...

By uclahealth • January 25, 2016

60 years ago I was a preemie baby at UCLA fighting for my life. Once again I am here to have UCLA take care of me. I came down from Las Vegas after being misdiagnosed half a dozen times.

By donnasampayan • December 15, 2015

My name is Claudia. I've been a patient at UCLA since I was about 4 years old. I'm 21 almost 22. I've spent much of ...

By user_ch4b5e5fd • December 15, 2015