May 16, 2022 A Surgery to Last a Lifetime

Liam with his mom, dad, and dogWhen Carla Vaz and her husband Matthew DeOliveira went for her routine ultrasound 12-weeks into her pregnancy, they had no idea how their lives were about to change. Listen to this compelling story of faith and fate and how the CBMC pediatric surgeon Christopher Gitzelmann, MD, Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, Associate Professor of Surgery, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and RWJBarnabas Health Medical Group member, along with the CBMC NICU changed this family forever.

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