Becoming Part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Family

Becoming Part of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Family

Before Shemeka became an employee at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Cardiology, her daughter Zyion was a patient. The care they received at one of the most stressful times of their lives convinced Shemeka that Children’s was much more than a…

Little Girl Putting Cucumber Slices on Her Face

8 Ways Nutrition Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

There may be some confusion when we discuss ways to prevent heart disease through nutrition. We believe we have to eat perfectly, but what really matters is paying attention and working on adding the better choices in, so the not-so-great…

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Alice Hales-Kharazmi

Physicians with Heart: Dr. Alice Hales-Kharazmi

It’s commonly said that most people in Atlanta come from someplace else, but Alice Hales-Kharazmi, MD, is a true Atlanta native and her roots go deep. She completed her medical training at Emory University School of Medicine and joined Children’s…

Evelyn Tells Her Nurses “I’m Pink”

Evelyn Tells Her Nurses “I’m Pink”

Kimberly and Michael were living in Texas when they had their second child, far away from family and longtime friends. Evelyn was born with Tricuspid Atresia, ASD, VSD and Pulmonary Stenosis and needed a PDA stent and stent expansion as…

A Family Expands After Heart Warrior’s Diagnosis

A Family Expands After Heart Warrior’s Diagnosis

Cassie says that when you give birth to a heart kid, you become members of a whole new family, and it’s big – the family of heart warriors. That’s what happened to her 10 years ago when she turned up…