Amelia Rivera


Family Of Disabled Girl In Need Of Kidney Transplant Gets An Apology From CHOP

Children’s Hospital has apologized to the parents of a severely disabled South Jersey toddler who sought a kidney transplant for their daughter there. The hospital initially denied the child a transplant but, officials now say no decision has been made.


(Amelia Rivera, in family photos.)

Children’s Hospital Denies Withholding Kidney Transplant For Disabled Girl

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia finds itself at the center of a heated campaign to get a kidney transplant for a South Jersey girl with a developmental disability.