Stories

Stories

Dr. Bove and his passion for healing hearts has changed thousands of lives for the better throughout his 26-year career. Here are some of their stories.

Elisyn’s Story

Hi, my name is ELISYN. I would like to tell you how Mott and DR. BOVE have made my life POSSIBLE…     …When we received Elisyn’s file from China she was termed inoperable.  Dr. Bove consulted with us through e-mail regarding her health and what options we had.  We […]

Read more

Maxi’s Story

Wow, we were given a miracle! No Doubt and God’s Favor too. So AMAZING! We have a beautiful baby boy that we will be able to watch grow up and up and up thanks to early diagnosis and wonderful, I mean AWESOME doctors and surgeons. Oh thank […]

Read more

Corey’s Story

We met Dr. Bove 18 years ago, before our son Corey was even born. We already knew that Corey had Down Syndrome and a genetic heart defect and were so worried about how his little heart could be fixed. As difficult as we knew it would be […]

Read more

Cameryn’s Story

Doctor Bove saved my son’s life! When I was only 20 weeks pregnant the doctors found that my son had a heart defect called Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA). payday loans instant online decision Well, the doctor’s office I was going to wanted a second opinion. […]

Read more

Kristin’s Story

I was born in July of 1982 with congenital aortic stenosis. I had my first open heart surgery at one day old, my second one at the age of eighteen months, and my third at the age of 12. Dr. Bove performed the Kono-Ross procedure for my third […]

Read more

David’s Story

I was pregnant with twins and at 18 weeks I discovered I was having twin boys. But baby A had something wrong with his heart. I had many appointments to check his heart. He was originally diagnosed with HPLH. We read up on Mott and heart surgery […]

Read more

Evan’s Story

get loans with bad credit and no bank account My son Evan was born without a pulmonary valve. Dr. Bove inserted a valve at birth and again two years ago at age 5. My son is gorgeous and healthy (he is in the top 90 percentile in […]

Read more

Shelby’s Story

This is story is about my beautiful niece Shelby. She was born in October of 1993. When she came into this world everything seemed perfect about her. In the first couple of months of her precious life, it was diagnosed that she had a double inlet left […]

Read more

Trenton’s Story

Our son, Trenton, was born with complex cyanotic congenital heart disease: dextrocardia, double outlet right ventricle, bilateral SVCs, total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) to left SVC, incomplete Atrioventricular canal defect (AVC), transposition of the great arteries and pulmonary stenosis, as well as Heterotaxy syndrome with situs […]

Read more

Ian’s Story

Our son, Ian, was born with HLHS in Rochester, NY. Ian was flown to Michigan for surgery. Dr. Bove performed the first-stage surgery when Ian was only a week old. Ian had many complications following that first surgery…he was in kidney failure and needed dialysis, he hid […]

Read more

Joseph’s Story

My son, Joseph, was born in November of 2003. Immediately it was clear that something was wrong. He could not breathe on his own and had fluid in his lungs. It took the doctors in Toledo five days to figure out what was wrong. Joseph was diagnosed […]

Read more

Find Us

University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center
Office of Development
1000 Oakbrook Drive, Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-6815