Stories of HopeHeart patients
I feel very blessed to be here today, fully understanding that someone had to pass away for me to have the chance I have; and to those donors and families I am forever grateful.
Madelyn’s heart transplant changed our lives and took us from the depths of despair to the peak of happiness.
It has been a very slow and difficult recovery for Jax, but he is a true warrior and continues to show true strength.
A great miracle came through for me. Doctors walked in one evening and advised they were placing me on the list.
Mohan Mahal’s transplant journey literally and figuratively led to a change of heart. He’s been inspired to give back to the world and to the communities around him.
Struggling with a heart condition diagnosed in 2004, Jesse received a heart transplant during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To celebrate both National Donate Life Month and National Pediatric Transplant Week, Joseph Hillenburg, shares his perspective as father of Ben, a transplant recipient.
Gianna Paniagua, heart transplant recipient, shares her story and how every day can feel similar to COVID-19 to her.
To celebrate National Donate Life Month, Roxanne Watson shares her story as a heart transplant recipient.
On July 18,2019 I received a heart and double lung transplant and it has been the best thing that has every happened to me. Also knowing that I was the first person to receive a heart and double lung transplant in San Diego in 2019.
“Jameson was near death,” Dr. Achuff recalls. “It was truly a beautiful orchestration of teamwork and state-of-the-art care that turned the course for Jameson that day in the CICU.”
Monique Acosta House was your typical college student 20 years ago with the daily schedule filled with work and classes. She began to notice that she was feeling more tired than usual and had left arm pain. Her friend suggested that she should get that checked out by...