Patient Stories

Patient Stories from the Division of Gastroenterology

Patients from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition share stories of hope and inspiration:
A photo of Charlsie Cox

Intestinal Care Center

Born premature at 27 weeks and weighing 1 pound and 11 ounces, Charlsie had difficulty with initial feeding. She soon developed necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a common gastrointestinal emergency in newborn babies.

Read Charlsie Cox's Story
Allison Herr playing basketball.

Liver Transplant Center

After her liver transplant at Cincinnati Children's, Allison is an active, athletic teenager who enjoys playing several sports, including basketball.

Read Liver Transplant Stories
Olivine Tindika.

Colorectal Center

Olivine Tindika came from Kenya to Cincinnati Children's seeking life-saving surgeries for her colorectal condition.

Read Colorectal Stories
Devon Buesking.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

After conquering ulcerative colitis, Devon Buesking is running marathons to raise money to help other kids beat the same disease.

Read IBD Stories

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