Emersynn and Ellerie were born as conjoined twins. At just 7 months old, they were successfully separated after a 12-hour surgery with 25 Children's Minnesota medical professionals.
Children’s is the first and only hospital system in Minnesota and the thirteenth center in the nation to earn Level I verification.
Children’s Minnesota attains Level I Children’s Surgery Center verification by the American College of Surgeons
Children’s Minnesota has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program (ACS CSV).
Children’s is in the process to become a Level I ACS Verified Surgery Center. This is the highest level of distinction for hospitals that perform complex surgical procedures in newborns, children and teens.
Pre-procedure phone call
Stories provide a helpful way for children to learn more about the steps in their health care experience and understand what's expected of everyone during their hospital stay. You can print one of the following stories with the photos and text provided, or delete some or all of the text and add your own for personalization.
January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., St. Paul
This week's grand rounds will feature:
Hannah Kiresuk lost the stuffed cow that had been through more than 30 surgeries and 300 days in the hospital with her, so Children's nurses and others helped her find a new pal.
Leah underwent multiple surgeries before she was 5 months old so that she could share her big personality and infectious smile with the world.
Hammy has been with Hannah Kiresuk through more than 30 surgeries and 300 days of hospital stays.