Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Elise's Story

Giving birth with the help of a midwife was ‘empowering’

The Botta Family
Patient Stories

Jacob's Story: Getting Back in the Game

After a shoulder injury interfered with his job and love for sports, Jacob Bachio got the help he needed to resume his active lifestyle.

Patient Stories

Liz’s Story

After a cancer diagnosis, Waterford Place Cancer Resource Center became her second family

Liz Robinson-Chan

Kari's Story

Follow-up screening with ABUS found what turned out to be breast cancer

Heart Health

Rhett's Story

Georgia student travels to Rush for innovative heart treatment

Parik Sharma and Rhett Burgess
Patient Stories

Jean's Story

Shoulder replacement surgery helped improve life for this 88-year-old

Jean Plewa, shoulder replacement patient
Patient Stories

Victoria’s Story

Happy to return to in-person programs at Waterford Place, Victoria says, ‘There’s so much hope when you go there’

Facial at Waterford
Patient Stories

Bill's Story

Bill Krause traveled from Alabama to Illinois to have wrist surgery

Bill Krause
Patient Stories

Nazli’s Story

Realizing she needed emotional support from others changed this cancer patient’s life

Nazil Bayer
Patient Stories

Denise's Story

Close attention and fast action catch a young mom’s lung cancer early

Justin Karush and Denise Tovar