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With every person, every day, Summa provides personal, life-changing care.

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Daniel Kay

Behavioral Health Patient

Daniel sees the world differently after treatment and is grateful for the behavioral health care he's receiving at Summa Health.

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Bethany Leslie

Maternity Patient

New mother experiences a "dream" birth, even during the pandemic

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Jack Boggio

ENT and Sleep Patient

After having nasal polyps removed and the INSPIRE device implanted, Jack is breathing better and getting higher quality sleep thanks to the care he received at Summa Health.

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Clarissa Santana

Health Equity Patient

Thanks to the program, she felt like she wasn’t alone

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Marjie Arida

Osteoporosis Patient

After receiving specialized care at the Osteoporosis Clinic, Marjie found ways to continue her productive, energetic life.

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Tim Hart

Orthopedic Surgery Patient

After having intense shoulder pain and being unable to complete daily activities, Tim had orthopedic surgery at Summa Health and is back to having full strength in his shoulder.

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Gary Blevins

Post-COVID Clinic Patient

Even as a former police officer, COVID-19 was as close to death as he’s come

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Keith Johnston

Throat Cancer Patient

After receiving treatment for stage 4 throat cancer, Keith credits Summa Health with saving his life.

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Stacie Camp

Complex Care

Stacie feels valued and has a better quality of life after receiving care in the Complex Care Clinic.

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Christopher Hartley

Diabetes Patient & MyChart User

Can’t imagine managing his diabetes without the help of MyChart

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Diane Conrad

Digestive Health Patient

For years avoided a colonoscopy but now an advocate after stage four tumor removal surgery

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Sgt. David White

Survived with quick response ER and surgical teams

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Gary Vestal

Cardiology Patient

From a visit to the emergency department to surgery through cardiac rehabilitation at Summa Health, Gary is grateful for the life-saving care he received.

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Joe and Thelma Laney

Thankful for home care services

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Patricia White

Ophthalmology Patient

Credits Summa Health's Dr. Awender for saving her eyesight

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Lori Haye

Pain Management

Lori is more active and has a better quality of life since receiving pain management care at Summa Health.

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Hayley Stumbo

Pelvic Health Patient

Encourages other women with endometriosis not to give up.

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Autumn and Yukime Winter

Pride Clinic Patients

For Yukime and Autumn, the Summa Health Pride Clinic is an oasis where they receive competent, compassionate and comprehensive gender-affirming care.

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Maria Velasquez

Primary Care Patient

Maria is grateful for the multi-generational and compassionate care she and her daughter receive at Summa Health.

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Deborah Solan

Pulmonary Patient

Deborah struggled with a debilitating cough and severe asthma for years; after receiving treatment at Summa Health, her cough is gone, and she finally has hope.

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Clarence Phillips

House Call Patient

90-year-old happy to still live at home thanks to Summa House Calls

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Ron Finklestein

Sleep Medicine

After struggling to get quality sleep for years, Ron is now sleeping like a baby with the assistance of INSPIRE and the care he received at the Summa Health Sleep Clinic.

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Adelle Madison, Mother of Jesse Madison

Epilepsy Patient

After receiving a vagus nerve stimulator implantation at Summa Health, Jesse is more alert, and his seizures are shorter and less severe.

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Lenny Lott

Urology Patient

After an innovative urological procedure, his prostate issues were gone the next day.

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Kristie Walden

A special visitor brightens her hospital stay

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Robert Petz

Nutrition Services Weight Loss Patient

Struggled with weight his entire life, until he met Dr. Dejak

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John Speelman

Weight Loss Surgery Patient

After having weight loss surgery at Summa Health, John’s life is completely different and he’s able to be the dad he wants to be.

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Betsey Enberg

Urogynecology Patient

Betsey suffered from pelvic pain and bloating for several years until she was referred to Summa Health. After a successful hysterectomy and pelvic floor repair surgery, she's back to doing what she loves.  

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Mariah Hunt

Mother finds empowerment and support through Centering Parenting Program

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Greg Kucinski

Audiology Patient

Hearing aids allowed Greg to enjoy listening to music again, even hearing new things for the first time.

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Nick Jack

Orthopedic Institute Patient

After shattering his wrist, Nick is back to playing guitar and, most importantly, taking care of his daughter.

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Barbara and Archie Lucas

COVID-19 Survivor

Thankful to have Summa Health in their backyard

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Tony Harbert

Blood Cancer Patient

A super-healthy guy surprised with a cancer diagnosis after routine wellness visit

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Leocadia Lorkowski

A diabetic-healthy lifestyle helps her to help others

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Mary Kay Malensek

Enjoying new flavors of life after LINX® procedure

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Mary Davis

Cardiology Patient

Mary was diagnosed with heart failure and looks forward to enjoying her life after receiving a Barostim device implant at Summa Health. 

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Jason Hale

Vivitrol Clinic Patient

Now two-and-a-half years sober, he feels like he’s been reborn

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Stephen Rininger

Pain Management Patient

After years of suffering, every day is now a good day thanks to Summa

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Valerie Esmont

No longer suffering in silence from pelvic pain

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Kace Walker

Pride Clinic Patient

After suffering from endometriosis for years, Kace received quality care and now feels great and looks forward to more days with no pain.

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Arnold Oden

Primary Care Patient

For first time in his life, felt that a doctor really cared about him

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Ron Vickers

Pulmonary Patient

Enjoying life after receiving award-winning care at the Lung Nodule Clinic.

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Mary Wolfe

Sleep Medicine Patient

After sleeping half her life away, she can now stay awake and enjoy time with her grandkids.

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Michele Cantrell

Aneurysm Patient

Grateful to the "amazing" Summa Health neuro team for saving her

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Mike Schmeltzer

Urology Patient

Back coaching three weeks after robotic prostate surgery

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Kathryn and Vance Truman

Enjoying renewed energy after nutritional weight loss

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Gwendolyn Smith

Weight Loss Surgery

Choosing to have weight loss surgery at Summa Health was the best decision for Gwendolyn.

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Hayley Stumbo

Pelvic Health Patient

Encourages other women with endometriosis not to give up.

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Nesrene Clossman

Mother of four appreciates Summa's new birthing center

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Craig Jenkins

Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Patient

After receiving treatment at Summa, Craig is grateful for more time with his daughters.

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Camille McGowan

Orthopedic Surgery Patient

After years of knee pain, she was walking just a few hours after surgery.

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Yvonne Oliver

Breast Cancer Patient

Two-time breast cancer survivor shares how annual mammograms saved her life

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Chuck Seeley

Cardiology Patient

From diagnosis through treatment to cardiac rehab, Chuck is grateful for the cardiology care he received at Summa Health.

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Tom Saal

Traumatic Stress Patient

Realized his life's value through the Summa Health Traumatic Stress Center

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Erin Schermesser (She/Her)

Pride Clinic Patient

Thanks the Pride Clinic for helping her be the person she is

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Ron Burgess

A multi-generational primary care patient of Dr. Jay Williamson

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Denise Pelima

Pulmonary/Lung Nodule Clinic Patient

Lung nodule discovered on a CAT scan taken after a car accident

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Gwendolyn Hayes-Wright

Aneurysm Patient

Surprised to learn that she had an aneurysm and required a coiling procedure

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Robin Rice

Prostate Cancer Patient

Grateful to watch his grandchildren grow after beating prostate cancer

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Tim Scott

Living his best life after weight loss

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Leontyne Lynn Jones

Weight Loss Care

After having weight loss surgery, Leontyne is enjoying life and no longer on medication.

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Barb Bungard

Uterine Cancer Patient and MyChart User

Can’t imagine cancer journey without MyChart

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New mom filled with joy

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Nate Loman

Orthopedic Patient

Back on his bike a month sooner than expected

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Jack Hobensack

Tonsil Cancer Patient

Proud to be part of a clinical trial that not only helped him, but others

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Clarencia Reese

Cardiology Patient

After having an LVAD implanted, Clarencia is back to doing what she loves – spending time with her grandchildren.

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Kelly Hartman

Removing the stigma of mental health disorders through hope and healing

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Jason Steadman

Pride Clinic Patient

Excited to live his life as the person he truly is

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Olga Kurtz

Doing everything she wants to do, with primary care support.

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Brian Nank

COPD/Pulmonary Patient

Happy to breathe, play with his grandkids and one day hike the Grand Canyon

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Debra Davis

Brain Aneurysm Patient

Shares how coiling procedure saved her life

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Bob Titus

Appreciates Summa Health caring for his kidney stones and our community

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Marissa Martucci

Filled with happiness after losing weight with help from Nutrition Services

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Ssrelle Saikaly

Bariatric Surgery Patient

Excited to have a healthy pregnancy after gastric sleeve procedure

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Debra Racey

Endometrial cancer survivor is grateful for her care team

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Olivia Kurcsak

Mother of five finds comfort in maternity services

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Richard Wigfield

Orthopedic Patient

Was up and walking the very day after spine surgery

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Nadera Cathy Bacchus

Breast Cancer Patient

Experienced a different level of calmness during treatment

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Jeffery Lamb

Cardiology Patient

Simple chest pain led to TAVR and WATCHMAN procedures

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Doris Roberts

At Summa for 58 years, it's a comfort and warmness that stands out.

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Scott Colson

Pulmonary/COPD Patient

Breathing easier with the help of Summa Health Pulmonary

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Diane Capretta

Neurosurgery Patient

Was finally able to walk again just hours after spine surgery

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Amy Hallett

Kidney Cancer Patient

Devastated upon diagnosis, Dr. Nething gave her hope

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Richard Garcia

Bariatric Surgery Patient

Describes his gastric sleeve procedure as a lifesaver

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Valerie Esmont

No longer suffering in silence from pelvic pain

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Sarah Fister

Midwifery delivers an amazing experience to a beautiful family

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James Barensfeld

Orthopedic Surgery Patient

Walked out of the hospital just 12 hours after a total hip replacement

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Amy Hallett

Kidney Cancer Patient

Devastated upon diagnosis, Dr. Nething gave her hope

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Renick Blosser

Cardiology Patient

Experienced chest pains and 100% blockage at just 44 years old

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John Livers

Heart patient enjoys renewed energy

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Kathleen Wagner

Nurse and lung cancer patient Kathleen Wagner feels blessed for early detection

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Bambi Miller

Stroke Patient

Appreciates that, during the scariest time in her life, the Summa team treated her with kindness

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Jay Wheeland

Prostate cancer survivor shares the importance of screening

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Annabelle Blankenship

Bariatric Surgery Patient

Living proof that there is hope – and help.

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Shelby Smith

Overcame addiction with help from Summa's Centering Pregnancy Program

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James Wright

Orthopedic Patient

With two new hips, he feels like a teenager again

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Robin Rice

Prostate Cancer Patient

Grateful to watch his grandchildren grow after beating prostate cancer

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Glenn Thompson

Cardiology Patient

Feeling 90 years young after heart stent procedure

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Oz Simons

Lifelong patient creates a friendship

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James Jones

Stroke Patient

Recalls wanting to ask for help, but couldn’t say anything at all

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Martha Ward

Kidney Cancer Patient

Is grateful to be cancer-free after robotic surgery

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Alicia Fitzgerald

Bariatric Surgery Patient

Living her best life with the support of Summa Health

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Dave Pence

Orthopedic Surgery Patient

Being back in the game with his grandkids is his best win

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Barb Bungard

Uterine Cancer Patient and MyChart User

Can’t imagine cancer journey without MyChart

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Don Wuchter

Cardiology Patient

Living with heart failure at 46 years old

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Reggie Eggleston

Multi-faceted support team activates a successful wellness plan

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Jeannie Hamilton

Stroke Patient

Thankful that TPA “clot buster” worked like a miracle

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Thomas Mack

Living life to the fullest after kidney stone surgery

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Stephen Catalano

Found new purpose after weight loss surgery

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Barbara Vassalotti

Back on her feet – pain free – thanks to the Orthopedic Institute

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Jay Wheeland

Prostate cancer survivor shares the importance of screening

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Gerry Faust

TAVR procedure was a win!

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Ryan Hay

Stroke Patient

Credits the Summa Health stroke team for him being here today

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Angela Shelton

Enjoying a full life after kidney surgery

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Amanda Medure

Gained so much more than she lost after bariatric surgery

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Debbie Charles

Living (and sleeping) well after same-day orthopedic surgeries

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Suzanne Titus

Colorectal Cancer Patient

Advises everyone to get a colonoscopy – it saved her life

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Karlise Brown

Sings Dr. Isada's praises for healing her heart

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Chelsea Susong

Mother of Traumatic Brain Injury Patient

Forever grateful that her son was at Summa Health

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Norma Curry

Gratitude for care received during kidney surgery

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Rebecca Schneider

Became a shining star after bariatric surgery

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David Allan

Pain free after knee replacement surgery

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Martha Ward

Kidney Cancer Patient

Is grateful to be cancer-free after robotic surgery

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George Sukara

Newlywed enjoys a renewed life after stenting procedure

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Rhonda Weber

Stroke patient describes her physicians as “the best of the best”

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Brooks Dozier

Filled with joy after bariatric surgery

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Marilyn Gordon

"There’s no stopping these knees now!"

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Aricia Robinson

Cancer Patient

Cancer was her wakeup call to live, love and be happy

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Kelly Smith

Grateful for life-saving care during a heart attack

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Ray Wozniak

Stroke patient is thankful for the gift of time

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Brian Brobson

Reclaimed his life after bariatric surgery

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Deanna Hastings

Ready for her future with new knees

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Marv Hodges

Head and Neck Cancer Patient

Explains how Summa Health helped change his life after cancer

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Tony and Sandy Solaro

Heart patient experiences a miracle

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Steven and Susan Oswald

Grateful for quick, compassionate teamwork during a stroke

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Misti Miller

Weight loss patient gains happiness

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Mary Nemec

Returned to an active life after total hip replacement

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Bobbie Donohew

Throat cancer survivor Bobbie Donohew shows gratitude with handmade blankets

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Crystal Rosenberger

New mom shares from the heart

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Rod and JoAnn Carmer

Fast emergency stroke care saves lives

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Margo Haren

Rebuilding her life through weight loss

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Dan Pohly

Trauma results in life-saving orthopedic surgeries and a life-long friendship

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Kathleen Wagner

Nurse and lung cancer patient Kathleen Wagner feels blessed for early detection

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Tom Davis

A mended heart keeps him on pace

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Reggie Eggleston

Shed pounds and medications with bariatric surgery

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Kim Schilling

Minimally invasive Tenex procedure keeps her crocheting

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Frank McCray

Shares his prostate cancer story in hope of helping others

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Roman Bryant

Energized after healing a hole in his heart

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John Konneker

Back to the hobby he loves because of bariatric surgery

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Kay Cooper

Dancing without arthritis pain after foot surgery

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Rodney Thomas

Grateful for life-saving colonoscopy screening and colorectal surgery

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Dennis and Sharon Ebie

Feeling at ease after minimally invasive TAVR procedure

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Cressane Sollenberger

Living her dreams after bariatric surgery

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Helen and Ossie Gordon

Celebrating 50 years of marriage … and cancer survivorship

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Dale Gramley

Healed his heart in rehab

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Cheda Heaton

There for her family after weight loss surgery

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Debra Racey

Endometrial cancer survivor is grateful for her care team

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Thomas Study

Back to 100% after TAVR procedure

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Michael Andrews

Enjoying life every day after bariatric surgery

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Traci Peltz

Breast cancer survivor finds strength

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Charles Keener

Feeling 30 years younger after heart and vascular surgeries

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Cassandra Wyatt

A healthier mom thanks to bariatric surgery

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Pam and Jerry Kusar

A true champion beats cancer

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Jim Riter

A new lifestyle & a new perspective after receiving cardiac care

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Judi Hollenbaugh

Survives breast cancer surrounded with kindness

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Suzanne Harvey

Found a partner in her high risk cancer journey

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Sharon Jones-Winfrey

Picking up speed after surviving breast cancer

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John Steven Bucy

Surrounded with care & compassion

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Jamie McKinley

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma survivor is back to being a mom

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Vic Meyers

Experiencing joy after overcoming throat cancer

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Rose Trout

Bone cancer survivor teaches us it's treatable and beatable

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Dwight Konic

Not giving up after prostate cancer diagnosis

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