Patient Stories

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  • The team he trusts

    Monday, November 14, 2016

    “They took the time to explain to me exactly what was going on and encouraged me to take better care of myself. I knew from the start that they were always doing their very best to help me feel well again.”

  • From school to surgery

    Thursday, November 03, 2016

    “He gave me all of the facts and told me that he could fix it with surgery. He didn’t push me to make a decision, but I immediately responded, ‘Yes, let’s do it,’” Vickie remembers.

  • Lending a hand with finances

    Friday, October 21, 2016

    “You’ll never know how much Carol helped me,” shares Doug. “I would have missed a bunch of radiation sessions without her.”

  • Renowned orthopedic surgeon becomes patient

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    Knee pain and a loss of motion led Dr. MacCarty to ask his practice partners for help.

  • Recommending a lung cancer screening

    Sunday, September 04, 2016

    "I had no pain, no cough, nothing to indicate a problem,” says Charles. “I am so grateful that they were able to spot it so quickly."

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