Vater Syndrome

While 15-year-old Clay Beabout was still in utero, he was diagnosed with a variety of developmental abnormalities. He was born missing five ribs on his right side, which caused spinal scoliosis. In addition, he was born with a malformation of his heart, a

The Doctors and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta share life-saving information for preparing for surgery, avoiding medication errors, following up on lab results and more. Plus, the must-know warning signs of prescription drug abuse.

The Doctors and neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta share life-saving information for preparing for surgery, avoiding medication errors, following up on lab results and more. Plus, the must-know warning signs of prescription drug abuse.

Fifteen-year-old Clay was born with a series of developmental abnormalities known as VATER syndrome. One of Clay’s major surgeries was the implantation of titanium ribs to correct his spinal curvature and prevent his core from collapsing. Watch as...

Fifteen-year-old Clay Beabout was diagnosed with VATER syndrome, a variety of developmental abnormalities that form in utero. Clay joins The Doctors, along with his mother and orthopedic spinal surgeon Dr. James Walter Simmons to discuss Clay's many...

Fifteen-year-old Clay Beabout was diagnosed with a variety of developmental abnormalities while still in utero. Learn about the dangers of VATER Syndrome.

Fifteen-year-old Clay Beabout was diagnosed with VATER syndrome, a variety of developmental abnormalities, while still in utero. Learn about Clay’s festival-winning short film, Deep Blue Breath, starring himself and actor Sean Astin, and based on the...