Profiles of Conjoined Twins
Carl and Clarence Aguirre
Filipino boys, Carl & Clarence, Aguirre, were the second set of male conjoined twins to garner media attention in the fall of 2003. Unlike their Egyptian counterparts, the Aguirre twins were separated in a series of small procedures rather than a marathon operation.
Ladan and Laleh Bijani
Iranian sisters Ladan and Laleh Bijani grasped the world's attention during their risky, and unfortnately fatal, separation surgery in July 2003.
Lea and Tabea Block
German twins Lea and Tabea Block were surgically separated at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in September 2004. Unfortunately, Tabea passed away shortly after their separation.
Alaina and Xela Bryce
Alaina and Xela Bryce were separated as infants in October, 2000. They live in Vancouver, Washington.
Jade and Erin Buckles
Profile of conjoined twins Jade and Erin Buckles with details of their surgical separation in June 2004.
Abbigail and Isabelle Carlsen
Profile of conjoined twins Abbigail and Isabelle Carlsen with details of their surgical separation in May 2006.
Anastasia and Tatiana (Anna and Tati) Dogaru
Profile of conjoined twins Anastasia and Tatiana Dogaru with details of their surgical separation scheduled for spring 2007.
Regina and Renata Salinas Fierros
Profile of Mexican ischiopagus tetrapus conjoined twins Regina and Renata Salinas Fierros who underwent separation surgery in 2006.
Fatma and Zahra Haidar
Profile of conjoined twins Fatma and Zahra Haidar with details of their surgical separation in December 2006.
Makayla and Jazmine Heaberlin
These Ohio girls were one of several successful separation surgeries in the summer of 2002.
Abby and Brittany Hensel
Abby and Brittany Hensel are dicephalic parapagus conjoined twins. They are featured in the television program Abby & Brittany.
Kendra and Maliyah Herrin
Kendra and Maliyah Herrin were born in 2002 and joined at the pelvis. The girls were seprated on August 7, 2006 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Conjoined Twins Profile: Tatiana and Krista Hogan
Profile of Canadian conjoined twins Tatiana and Krista Hogan.
Ahmed and Mohamed Ibrahim
Attached at the top of the head, Egyptian brothers Ahmed and Mohamed Ibrahim underwent separation surgery at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in the fall of 2003.
Isis Milagro and Isis Esperanza Riera
Profile of Honduran conjoined twins Isis Milagro and Isis Esperanza Riera who died awaiting surgery in April 2005.
Conjoined Twins Profile: A’zhari and A’zhiah Jones
A’zhari and A’zhiah Jonesare conjoined twins who were surgically separated in Virginia in 2013.
Profile of Indian parasitic twin Lakshmi, born with four arms and four legs, with details of her surgical procedure in November 2007.
Parasitic Twin: Manar Maged
Profile of parasitic twin Manar Maged with details of her surgical procedure in February 2005.
Rebeca Martinez was born with a rare type of conjoined twinning, called parasitic. Surgery to remove a partially-formed second head resulted in her death in February 2004.
Min Ji-Hye and Min Sa-Rang
Korean twins Min Ji-Hye and Min Sa-Rang were separated in Singapore in the summer of 2003 when they were only four months old. Their operation was a sweet success for Raffles hospital, coming only two weeks after the fatal attempt to separate the adult Bijani twins.
Andrew and Alex Olson
Andrew and Alex Olson are from South Dakota. They were separated in 1988.
Christine and Loice Onziga
Separated in Baltimore in April 2002, these twins were born in Uganda.
Conjoined Twins Profile: Angela Corina Pilo and Angela Leticia Pilo
Profile of the Pilo twins, Guatemalan conjoined twins Angela Corina Pilo and Angela Leticia Pilo who were born in 2006.
Maria Teresa and Mara de Jesus Quiej-Alvarez
These Guatemalan twins garnered a lot of media attention after their successful separation in August 2002.
Yurelia and Fiorella Rocha-Arias
Profile of conjoined twins Yurelia and Fiorella Rocha-Arias with details of their surgical separation in November 2007.
Conjoined Twins Profile: Angelica and Angelina Sabuco
Profile of conjoined twin girls, Angelica and Angelina Sabuco, who underwent separation surgery in in 2011.
Mateo and McHale Shaw
Profile of conjoined twins Mateo and McHale Shaw with details of their birth in May 2006.
Ganga and Jamuna Shrestha
Nepalese twins Ganga and Jamuna Shrestha were successfully separated in Singapore in April 2001. Their successful surgery inspired Ladan and Laleh Bijani to attempt a similar, although unfortuantely unsuccessful, surgery in 2003.
Conjoined Twins Profile: Maria and Teresa Tapia
Maria and Teresa Tapia are conjoined twins who were surgically separated in Virginia in 2011.
Alexandra and Sydney Stark
The Stark family charmed audiences with media appearances on CBS and in "Rosie" magazine. The girls were successfully separated when they were six months old.
Conjoined Twins Profile: Trishna and Krishna
Profile of Bangladesh conjoined twins Trishna and Krishna who underwent separation surgery in 2009.
Iesha and Tiesha Turner
Iesha and Tiesha Turner have thrived since their separation surgery at a Texas hospital in 1992.
Preslee and Kylee Wells
Profile of conjoined twins Preslee and Kylee Wells, conjoined twins from Oklahoma born in 2008.
Faith and Hope Williams
Profile of conjoined twins Faith and Hope Williamswith, born to the youngest mother of conjoined twins, with details of their birth in November 2008.