Katya Lebedeva

Heart surgery patients Anastasia Bakhtiarova and Katya Lebedeva, brought to Long Island for surgery through the Russian Gift of Life program. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

L.I. Doctor Successfully Performs Surgery On 2 Russian Girls Through Gift Of Life Program

Katya Lebedeva, 15, and Anastasia Bakhtiarova, 10, are from the same small village in Russia. They were both given only a few more years to live because of congenital heart defects.

10/04/2013