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Micah's Story

After 15-year-old Micah's chest pain was revealed to be an enlarged heart, surgeons placed a ventricular assist device to save his life — but ultimately Micah needed a transplant to prevent heart failure and return to being a normal, fun-loving teenager.


Kamari: Overcoming Obstacles

Born with hypoplastic right heart syndrome, Kamari had his first heart surgery when he was just 3 days old, and in the coming years, he would face more obstacles on the road to a heart transplant.

Hugh Michael Edenburn and Redonda Miller

A 'Blue Baby' Returns to The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Michael Edenburn, 76, was two and a half years old when he underwent the operation that gave birth to modern cardiac surgery and has saved thousands of children’s lives since.

Shelby Kutty

Meet Shelby Kutty, Director of Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology

“This is a place of extreme collaboration," says Kutty, "a place where you can really forge ahead and change the world.” Get to know the director, and what drives his innovative approach to caring for children and young adults.

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