Conjoined twins recovering after doctors perform first of two surgeries to separate them

January 5, 2015 3:40 PM

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Conjoined twins recovering after doctors perform first of two surgeries to separate them

On Friday, doctors performed the first of two surgeries to separate a pair of conjoined twins, who are connected at the stomach and share a small intestine.

Conner and Carter Mirabal were born Dec. 12 at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Aside from sharing a small intestine, the boys each have their own liver, but the organs are attached.

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