• Story Project

    Children's Story Project

    The Children's Story Project features stories written by patients and families about how Seattle Children's Hospital has impacted their lives. 
    Featured: Rhianne's story
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    Seattle Children's Hospital Providers Transplant Hope to One 3-Year-Old Patient

    When Destiny was born, doctors detected that her small bowel was blocked because the lumen of the bowel was not formed. She has undergone about a dozen surgeries and in January 2011 received a small bowel transplant at Seattle Children's.
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  • Nicki Burns, RN, BSN

    Q-and-A with Nicki Burns, RN, BSN, Liver and Intestine Transplant Coordinator

    Nicki talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Transplant Center.
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  • Dr. Patrick Healey

    A Closer Look: Transplant with Dr. Patrick Healey

    Dr. Healey talks about Children's Transplant Center and organ donation.
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  • Makayla Ramirez, RN, BSN

    Q-and-A with Makayla Ramirez, RN, BSN, Certified Clinical Transplant Coordinator

    Makayla talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Transplant Center.
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  • When Kidneys Fail, Transplants Succeed

    When Kidneys Fail, Transplants Succeed

    The close partnership between the medical and surgical teams at Children's gives kids with end-stage kidney disease a bright future.
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  • Marian Sinkey, RN

    Q-and-A with Marian Sinkey, RN, Clinical Transplant Nurse

    Marian talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Transplant Center.
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  • Delicious Life

    Delicious Life

    Enjoying family dinners and lunch with classmates is a new reality for a young patient who received the Pacific Northwest's first intestine transplant at Children's.
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  • 8-Year-Old Portland Boy Gets Rare Intestine Transplant at Children's Hospital

    8-Year-Old Portland Boy Gets Rare Intestine Transplant at Children's Hospital

    Alfred "Alfie" Bautista received the first intestine transplant in the Pacific Northwest at Seattle Children's. The 8-year-old Portland boy was born with a pseudo-obstruction that impeded the ability of his intestines to function properly.
    Read the full story in The Seattle Times

  • Simon H

    Q-and-A with Simon Horslen, MD

    Dr. Horslen talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Transplant Center.
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  • Michelle Moore

    Q-and-A with Michelle Moore, Transplant Specialist

    Michelle talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Transplant Center.
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  • Kathy Jo Freeman

    Q-and-A with Kathy Jo Freeman, Director

    Kathy Jo talks about what it's like to work at Children's and what's special about the Transplant Center.
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  • Chronic Liver Failure Leads to Transplant

    Chronic Liver Failure Leads to Transplant

    Watch a story about Kristin, a pharmacy student at the University of Washington, who had a liver transplant.
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