Hero’s Heart – A Fight Against Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome. That was a term Catherine Campbell had never heard before her son, Idris “Hero,” was born on March 15, 2015. “He was born a healthy, 8lb, 15 oz., baby boy- scoring high on the apgar test, … Read More

Renowned Expert in Pediatric Cardiology Joins Lurie Children’s to Lead the Heart Center

This past summer, internationally renowned pediatric cardiologist Stuart Berger, MD, joined Lurie Children’s as the Executive Director of the Heart Center. He also will serve as Vice Chair of the Department of Pediatrics focusing on clinical operations. Berger will also … Read More

Abby’s story: Embracing my imperfections

Seventeen-year-old Abby Hack is one of approximately 300 patients with pacemakers or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) followed each year by the specialists at Lurie Children’s Heart Center. Abby writes about her path to becoming an advocate for children and adolescents … Read More