Our miracle - Presley thriving after being born with severe heart defects

2012-02-21 13:39:49 by tdomf_6569b, as posted on the inside.akronchildrens.org blog.

My son, Presley, was born with congestive heart failure, VSD, and tetralogy of fallot. He had his first open heart surgery when he was 5 1/2 months old, and his second when he was 2.

Dr. Grace Smith has been Presley's cardiologist since he was 2 months old. She is great and has always been very thorough and excellent with Presley and awesome to answer questions in a way in which us parents can understand what is going on with our child. She is the reason my son is alive as she found his defect. I am truly indebted to her and her staff as well as the staff of all the staff of Akron Children's Hospital.

I would highly refer Dr. Smith and Akron Children's to anyone. Presley is now doing very well and is an 8 year old, hyperactive, healthy, vivacious, loving boy. Thank you for everything.

Angela Williams
Presley's mom

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