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Luke Family THFamily Birth Center
Luke Family
At that moment I felt very reassured. I trusted my doctor, and I trusted that team.
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ReedPalliative Care
Reed Family
“They helped us focus on living the life we have now to the fullest,” Marianne says.
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Liz Engler THJoint Replacement Surgery
Liz
A hike up Crystal Mountain would never have been possible before her joint replacement surgery.
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Frank Changa testimonialRobot-assisted Surgical Prostatectomy
Frank Changa
I feel extremely lucky that … this surgical technique was available.
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SallieDistal Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sallie
The surgery and weight loss give you more control of your life.
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Ann StrongWeight Loss Surgery
Ann Strong
I tell everyone that Dr. Oh saved my life.
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TeheresaDistal Gastric Bypass Surgery
Teheresa
The biggest change for me has been the amount of energy I have.
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Maria GudaitisErratic Heartbeat
Maria Gudaitis
Why did I wait so long?
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SeanDistal RNY Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sean
Life is GREAT now!
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Tim SimonSleep Therapy
Tim Simon
Now I can drive all day without feeling tired.
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NadineSleeve Gastrectomy Surgery
Nadine
I can now do all the activities I haven’t been able to do for so many years.
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Marta IdowuChronic Pain
Marta Idowu
At last, I feel like my old self again.
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TerraLap-Band Surgery
Terra
I am willing to put myself out in the world and do things that my weight has always held me back from.
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Ronald JohnsonTrigeminal Neuralgia
Ronald Johnson
It’s absolutely wonderful.
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Andrea thumbnailReconstructive Breast Surgery
Andrea
And for the first time, when I woke up in recovery, I felt ok.
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Bea ChristophersonCarpal Tunnel Syndrome
Bea Christophersen
I’m ready to get back to work.
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Melody CantyUterine Fibroid Embolization
Melody Canty
It was an excellent choice for me.
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Barnes ThumbnailLife-saving Care
Tina Barnes
I feel better than I’ve felt in years.
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Dillard BassHyperbaric Medicine
Dillard Bass
I want everybody to know about this advance procedure.
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Dick BrynsteadKnee Replacement Surgery
Dick Brynstead
I feel 80 years young again
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Dave Budik  testimonialHeart Health
David Budik
I feel great.
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RochelleGastric Bypass Surgery
Rochelle
I love to shop for clothes and have so many more options.
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Arsanto FamilyFamily Birth Center
Arsanto Family
Everyone here really cares about you personally, and your experience.
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Gary Hill, Sr.Knee Replacement Surgery
Gary Hill, Sr.
Knee replacement gets better every year—lowering risks, improving longevity and decreasing pain and recovery time.
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Tony ChurskyHip Replacement
Tony Chursky
I was cycling eight weeks after surgery, it feels great to be back to running and coaching without pain.
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David LoceyKnee Replacement Surgery
David Locey
The support was amazing. They didn’t push, but yet made me want to push myself.
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Gaylen WoodBack Surgery
Gaylen Wood
They explained my options so I could make a decision about treatment. Just knowing that I have this access to care takes a lot of pressure off.
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Frank ThumbKnee Replacement Surgery
Frank Baldi
“Joint Camp wasn’t just a useful part of my recovery,” Frank said. “It was a great experience, too.”
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