Patient Stories

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  • A new way to treat bowed leg

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    About 14 months after her first surgery with Dr. Campbell, Natashia saw the rewards: She gained three inches in height.

  • From treatment to cure: Overcoming Afib

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    With a new doctor and a bit of courage, Julie can put aside worries about her heart.

  • A former two-sport athlete gets moving again

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    “I happened to mention that my other hip kept going out, too,” Susan says. “I asked if I could have the right side done at the same time as well. I got a ‘yes.’”

  • From a stroke to a new lifestyle

    Thursday, May 04, 2017

    “Jeff’s left side is functioning at 100 percent, while he hasn’t regained feeling on his right side yet. Most people wouldn’t notice… He regularly walks at the oceanfront, Norfolk Botanical Garden and the gym.”

  • Treating a wakeup stroke

    Wednesday, May 03, 2017

    “They took me into a room at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital that was dark, like an X-ray room, “Kelly says. “I could see Dr. Gaughen turning something from the side and something like a TV screen above me so he could watch where he was going.” Dr. Gaughen was performing a thrombectomy, a clot removal procedure.

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