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KVH Patient Story Collection
ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY | August 2018
When Stephanie's knee pain threatened to disrupt her step and her lifestyle, she knew she had to do something.
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE | April 2018
"I knew there was no way I could drive by. It would have haunted me if I could have helped and didn't."
ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY | March 2018
When terrible hip pain meant his young daughter had to help her dad pull on his socks, Bryce finally sought help.
URGENT CARE | January 2018
For the Wenz family, the reassurance of having the Urgent Care close by is priceless.
EMERGENCY CARE | June 2017
After Mike's crushing accident, "I was on my hands and knees. It was the only way I could breathe.”
INTERNAL MEDICINE | May 2017
This economics professor "not only got outstanding care but also incredible efficiency.”
URGENT CARE | February 2017
Larry was using a grinder to cut a piece of steel when the tool bounced and struck his wrist.
EMERGENCY CARE | January 2017
Hunter was three months old when he developed a serious respiratory infection and began struggling to breathe.
LAPAROSCOPIC SURGERY | December 2015
When a CT scan revealed a hiatal hernia, Jerry had laparoscopic surgery to bring his stomach back into place.
FAMILY MEDICINE | July 2015
They're so confident in their doctor that they drive from the west side - 280 miles round trip - to see him.
NEUROSURGERY CONSULTATION | May 2015
Stefan found tasks as simple as closing his eyes and touching his nose with his left hand impossible.
TELESTROKE | April 2015
Having suffered a stroke, Laurie was examined virtually by a Virginia Mason neurologist while at KVH Hospital.
ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY | March 2015
The pain became relentless, robbing Bob of his ability to enjoy life. Hiking became agony, climbing stairs difficult.
PHYSICAL THERAPY | November 2014
Vertigo forced Muriel to crawl to the bathroom, sick but too dizzy to stand. "I feel like I've been thrust into space."
EMERGENCY CARE | March 2014
They arrived at the hospital around midnight. Appendicitis was soon confirmed with a CT scan.
INTERNAL MEDICINE | November 2013
Dean didn't know it yet, but he had a life-threatening medical condition. What he also had was a diligent physician.
WOMEN'S HEALTH | June 2013
“During that first appointment I just had a feeling – a confidence – that they were going to figure it out.”
OBSTETRICS | March 2013
Penny and John experienced a whirlwind of emotions when they learned they were expecting their first child.
PEDIATRICS | December 2012
She's only 6 years old, but Sydney already knows that you don't have to get sick to visit the doctor.
HOME HEALTH | November 2012
Skip went home forty pounds lighter, drainage tubes still in his body, and his incision unhealed because of an infection.
URGENT CARE | November 2012
After a long day’s work, Steve cut his thumb on a broken glass while doing dishes at home.
FAMILY MEDICINE | July 2012
Four days before he was to leave for the Paris-Roubaix cycling road race, Jordan needed a medical release.
DIABETES | November 2011
The son of a diabetic, the effects of not controlling one's blood sugar aren't lost on Mike.
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