Tagged Posts: "Patient Spotlight" (60)


A New Shoulder and a New Lease on Life

Tom Gill, owner of Tom Gill Chevrolet in Northern Kentucky and local celebrity, struggled with disabling shoulder arthritis that increasingly affected his quality of life until he had shoulder replacement surgery with Paul Favorito, MD. Read More

Posted July 08, 2021 | By The Christ Hospital Physicians - Joint & Spine
Advances in Valve Replacement Surgery Give More Patients a Second Chance

When simple tasks became exhausting for patient Thomas Wagner, he knew he needed to do something about his valve disease. Read what happened when he sought a second opinion with heart and vascular experts at The Christ Hospital. Read More

Posted June 29, 2021 | By The Christ Hospital Physicians - Heart & Vascular
Team Approach Helps High-Risk Patient Beat Prostate Cancer

Darrin Steinmann is enjoying life since beating prostate cancer. Read more about his story. Read More

Posted June 25, 2021 | By The Christ Hospital Physicians
Beating Colorectal Cancer: Leslie Brenner's Story

​In this episode of [unscripted], Leslie Brenner tells the story of losing her husband to lung cancer, facing her own colorectal cancer diagnosis, seeking a second opinion, and now, six years later, how she continues to thrive. Read More

Posted June 24, 2021 | By Leslie Brenner, colorectal cancer survivor
How Genetic Testing Helps Identify Family Risk for Heart Disease

Patient Paige Gabbard was diagnosed with a heart condition in her early forties. When two of her siblings subsequently developed heart failure, she thought there might be a familial link and sought genetic counseling. Read her story to learn more. Read More

Posted May 07, 2021 | By The Christ Hospital Genetic Counseling Team
Journeying from Back Pain to Recovery

It's been nearly three years since having back surgery with John Roberts, MD, and patient Rick Joerg has been enjoying life again, from playing with his grandkids to gardening and working on his house, all without pain. Read More

Posted May 06, 2021 | By The Christ Hospital Physicians - Joint & Spine
High-Risk Cancer Screening: Molly's Story

For patients like Molly Stuart, knowing a family history of cancer can make all the difference when it comes to prevention. Read her story and learn more about The Christ Hospital's High-Risk Cancer Screening Clinic Read More

Posted January 13, 2021 | By Healthspirations Staff
Robotic Surgery Helps with Staying 'Young at Heart'

For Ken Wulfeck, robotic surgery with J. Michael Smith, MD, resulted in an excellent repair and a swift recovery. Read how this helped him stay 'young at heart'. Read More

Posted December 18, 2020 | By Healthspirations Staff
Lung Screening Saves Lives - Carol's Story

A routine work meeting at The Christ Hospital changed everything for Carol. It’s where she learned about the lung screening program that saved her brother’s life. Read More

Posted November 11, 2020 | By Healthspirations Staff
Hiking Through Back Injury - Mike's Story

Mike had big plans for retirement – hike the 2650-mile trail from Mexico to Canada. A back injury left him struggling to walk. Learn how The Christ Hospital changed everything. Read More

Posted December 02, 2019 | By Healthspirations Staff and Mike O'Connor, patient, The Christ Hospital Joint & Spine Center
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