Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Chanel's Story

How quick intervention helped Chanel Smith recover from a post-COVID blood clot

Patient Stories

Lee's Story

A patient with a fighting spirit, and a team of Rush heart experts, tackles advanced heart disease

Rush News Article
Patient Stories

Reggie's Story

Advanced treatment helps a young man with heart failure lead a full life while awaiting a heart transplant

Rush VAD Patient Reggie McMillan and Family
Patient Stories

Kody's Story

Back in the game after MS treatment at Rush

Patient Stories

Michael Passarelli's Story

Living seizure-free after working with Rush's Epilepsy Care Team

Michael Passarelli
Patient Stories

Rick’s Story

How a new, noninvasive procedure helped him to live life without essential tremor

Patient Stories

Sara Siddiqui's Story

Eighteen years later, Sara thanks the doctor who changed her life

Patient Stories

Barbara's Story

Regaining strength and hope after lung cancer

Patient Stories

Faith Lill's Story

A second opinion offers an alternative to open heart surgery

Faith Lill With Her Dog
Patient Stories

Matt's Story

How a minimally invasive procedure called TAVR helped Matt Lesniewski avoid a second open heart surgery

Rush Patient Matt Lesniewski and His Wife, Patti