After 5 Years of Pain, a Woman Finds Answers at UChicago Medicine

Nineteen-year-old  Mackenzie Hild suffered through five years of searing abdominal pain that resulted from eating or drinking, pain doctors could not diagnoses, that left her dangerously underweight. 

Exhaustive testing and treatment at several of the nation’s most prominent hospitals failed to uncover a physical explanation. It wasn't until a doctor suggested Christopher Skelly, MD, Chief of the Section of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy at the University of Chicago Medicine, that Hild finally found relief.

Read her story at The Washington Post.