NBC Washington’s Doreen Gentzler spoke with Children’s National Health System’s Axel Krieger, PhD, Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, and Dilip Nath, MD, Children's National Heart Institute, about the use of 3D printers to create organ replicas, which can be used for patient education and to practice surgeries.
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Pediatric cardiac surgeon Dilip Sri Nath, MD, of Children’s National Heart Institute, has extensive training in complex congenital cardiac surgery. He has worked at Children’s National Health System since 2010. He is Assistant Professor of Congenital Heart Surgery at George Washington University. He also is a heart transplant researcher.
Social worker Heather Langlois is an advocate for her patients at the Children’s National Heart Institute, where she cares for the psychosocial needs of patients and their families.
"The heart team at Children's National was excellent. We felt like we were in the right place and our son was in the right hands. There is no substitute for this . . . none."
"I hope if anything, you find the positive in your situation and believe in your child's doctors and team at Children's National. They have been there for us through so much and we couldn't have asked for a better experience than we had during this life-changing event."