Pediatric Heart Center
Hasbro Children's Hospital

Pediatric Heart Center Patient Stories

The team at the Pediatric Heart Center has treated thousands of children over the years. Read the following stories shared by families who have overcome a variety of cardiac issues with the help of our team.



Jerry’s enthusiasm for his friends and hobbies are unhindered, a testimonial for the precise diagnosis and treatment of an underlying congenital heart condition.

Read Jerry's Story



"Nine years ago I would never have believed that my daughter would be as beautiful and as brilliant as she is."

-Debbie Brouillard

Read Alyssa's Story

Danica Aguiar


"Dr. Feit has stressed the importance of encouraging Danica to be a normal kid and not asking her to hold back. His advice has given me the courage to let her discover and test her limits, to not be afraid for her." 

- Nancy Aguiar

Read Danica's Story



"Getting the chance to be an advocate for all the kids with heart defects is something she loves to do."

- Stephanie Rastelli

Read Serena's Story

Katie Oduyingbo and daughter


“I always felt I was in good hands right from the start."

- Katie Oduyingbo

Read Katie's Story