Children's National Health System's CICU


Children's National performs the largest volume of pediatric surgeries annually in the Washington, DC, area, often in the first few days of a newborn's life.

Jared D.'s Story

Jared with Microphone

Eighteen months after Christopher and Julie Dobry had their son Jared, they noticed something was not right. He was experiencing intense stomach discomfort and digestive issues that seemed to only worsen over time. For years afterward, they traveled from doctor to doctor trying to find the right diagnosis.

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