Patient Stories

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  • 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."

  • A new doctor and a new knee

    Thursday, August 04, 2016

    “He asked me how my shoulder was doing,” says Karen. “That kind of consideration for someone who wasn’t his patient is what made me want to come to him.”

  • Picture-Perfect Finish

    Thursday, August 04, 2016

    Triathlete Jay Mears knew exactly who to call when his shoulder stood in the way of his training.

  • From hiking to heart surgery

    Monday, August 01, 2016

    “I had no symptoms, except for the indigestion,” says Greg, 57. “I’m physically active.”

  • A perfect match for better health

    Wednesday, July 13, 2016

    “I knew I’d be the best match, so I started thinking about it,” says JR of his twin brother, RJ, who faced kidney failure. “We’re both pretty happy people and like to socialize and exercise. I didn’t want to see him stuck to a dialysis machine three times a week.”

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