Children's Hospital Colorado

Teen Undergoes First Deep Brain Stimulation at Children's Hospital Colorado

The Denver Post | August 31, 2015
Djimon Hill, 17, with Abbie Collins, neurologist (Photo by Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post)
Djimon Hill, 17, with Abbie Collins, neurologist (Photo by Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post)

The Denver Post profiled 17-year-old Djimon Hill, who become the first deep brain stimulation surgery patient at Children’s Hospital Colorado’s new Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery Clinic, a part of the Neuroscience Institute.

Djimon has dystonia, a movement disorder that triggers twisting and abnormal movements and postures, and after a year of plateaued physical development and treatment options, Children's Colorado neurologist, Dr. Abbie Collins recommended Djimon undergo the procedure.

Read his story on The Denver Post.


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