The Akdar Shrine likes nothing better than to see a child smile with the exception of seeing a child recover from a severe burn, illness or see an orthopedic condition corrected so that they can live the life a child deserves. Our Shrine Hospitals are staffed with the best in the profession and it is with great pleasure that we get to share these success stories.


Six-year-old Jeremiah of Oologah had been in the Children's Hospital at Saint Francis since March 11th until he was moved to the Shriner's Hospital in Cincinnati, OH March 30th. He needs facial reconstruction surgery after his bout with bacterial meningitis after...


Rosie is giving a big hug of thanks to Santa Claus. Rosie just returned from Shriners Hospital for Children in Shreveport, LA. after her 14th successful surgery. Now she can do what other girls her age do. This is a real success story for the Shriners and what we do...


Heidi, after Scoliosis surgery at Shreveport Hospital, is almost 6 inches taller and now a cheer leader at the college she attends.

Brendon Wiseley and Olivia Stamps

(TAMPA, Fla.) Olivia Stamps of Batesburg, S.C., and Brendon Wiseley of Tulsa, Okla., have been selected as Shriners Hospitals for Children national patient ambassadors for 2013- 2014. The announcement was made on July 3, 2013, after the premiere of their video,...

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