Connors Medical Plan

May 27, 2006

Connor at Birth

First 30 Minutes After Birth
2 Days Old Getting Love From Big Brother Jack
September 8, 2006

Bilater Cleft Lip Surgery & Placement of Pressure Equalization Tubes

One Day Before Surgery
A Few Hours Aftere Surgery
September 12 – 18, 2006

Bilateral Cleft Lip Post Surgery

4 Days Post Surgery
10 Days Post Surgery
April 2, 2007

Cleft Palate Surgery

A Palate Was Constructed & Left Pressure Equalization Tube Removed
Post Surgery & Going Home
July 18, 2007

Cleft Palate Surgery & Left Pressure Equalization Tube Inserted

Pre-Surgery & Post Surgery
February 18, 2009

Bilateral Placement of Pressure Equalization Tubes

Miscellaneous Pictures at Age 2 1/2
March 10, 2010

Bilateral Placement of Equalization Tubes

(Connor Swimming in July 2010)
January 12, 2011

BiLateral Placement of Equalization Tubes

Dr. Curtis Has Worked Very Hard to Keep Connor’s Hearing as Normal as Possible. Connor Has Had Several Hearing Issues, But by Now He is Hearing Within Normal Ranges
February 18, 2016

BiLateral Placement of Equalization Tubes

Alveolar Bone Grafting to Repair Cleft in Gum Line
February 25, 2019

Placement of Bilateral Maxillary Skelton Traction Plates

Traction Plates Attached to Upper Jaw Each Side and Lower Jaw Each Sides with Hooks for Bands with Intent to Move Upper Jaw Forward
October 10, 2019

Placement of Bilateral Maxillary Skelton Traction Plates

Removal and Replacement of Right Mandibular Skelton Traction Plates
Third Surgery for Skelton Traction Plates

  • Connors Surgery

    Connor benefitted from a cutting edge surgery (that will enable him to have a healthier period of time) until his next surgery. He had four traction plates screwed into each quadrant of his jaw. The plates will be connected by bands, ...

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  • Connor 2017-2018 Updates

    Reflections of 2017…We had an extremely successful  2017 Shriners Scramble, even though our original date of July 21, 2017 was rained out.  We re-scheduled for September 1, 2017 and still had a complete field of thirty-six foursomes! With the help ...

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  • Connor 2016-2017 Updates

    Connor was able to present a check in the amount of $14,000 to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago from the 2016 Golf Outing. Supporting the Electronic Speech Therapy App! Last June Connor was the reigning Prince at the Illinois High School All ...

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  • Connor 2015 – 2016 Updates

    Connor has had a busy year since the 2015 Golf Outing.  He presented a check in the amount of $15,500 to Shriners Hospitals for Children Chicago from the 2015 Golf Outing! THANK YOU EVERYONE! This helped to launch to new ...

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  • Connor Wright

    Connor & Kelly's Story 2011 - This story is in Kelly's words from Connor's birth in 2006 - 2011 I have been surrounded by Shriners my entire life---my teachers and coaches in High School were Shriners (namely John Birkett and Daryl ...

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  • Drake Crittenden

    Trisha and I first discovered the Shriners Hospital for Children when our good friend had a baby boy born with a cleft lip and palate. We were so amazed at the incredible care given to him, that we donated money ...

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  • Taryn Mathey

    Taryn Mathey had surgery to repair a bone in her foot on March 5, 2012 at Shriners Hospitals for Children-Chicago. Her reconstructive bone surgery repaired a bone in her foot that had grown in the wrong direction causing her toes ...

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  • Jake Weaver

    Jake was born with a congenital abnormality called Cortical Dysplasia.  It basically means the neurons did not migrate properly in the brain during development.  The area in Jake’s brain that was mostly affected by this is the motor section which ...

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