Patient Stories

What kind of care does BayCare Clinic provide? That’s a story best told by our patients. Enjoy some of their success stories.

Dick’s story: ‘Miracle’ stroke care

Dick Lucka bounced back quickly from a stroke, thanks to his wife’s quick action, a rural ambulance squad’s quick call and Dr. Ziad Darkhabani’s quick treatment.

Kevin’s story: My backache was a heart attack

Timing is everything. Urgent care hadn’t opened for the day, so Kevin wound up in the emergency department, where he received a diagnosis that may have saved his life.

Bob’s story: Lumbar fusion brings ‘instant’ relief

Bob admits he waited too long to have posterior lumbar fusion surgery. Now he’s back in action, enjoying his beloved outdoors.

Linda’s story: ‘My hero’ eased my nerve pain

After living with a painful nerve condition in her foot for 18 years, Linda says Dr. Danqing Guo’s treatments saved her life. Now, she’s back to spending time with her family and walking her dogs.

Cataract awareness: Great vision after surgery

When playing over-50 softball became a struggle, I never thought it was my vision. Figured I was just getting older. Instead, my left eye was becoming clouded.

Kevin’s story: Weight loss surgery is “so worth it”

Kevin’s story: Weight loss surgery is “so worth it”

Linda’s story: ‘I feel better’ after weight loss surgery

Linda Malchow had weight loss surgery in February 2018. Today, she’s healthier and has lost over 100 pounds.

Naomi’s story: “Thankful” after robotic-assisted hysterectomy

Naomi Pulvermacher knew something wasn’t right when she awoke one morning with what she calls a breakthrough bleed. She had a severe pre-cancer of the uterus and underwent a robotic-assisted hysterectomy.

Trent’s story: Brain surgery ‘saved my life’

Having survived a traumatic brain injury, Trent Knuppel says he’s doing fine.

Alicia’s story: ‘I enjoy life’ after LASIK

After LASIK surgery, Alicia gets to “enjoy life without worrying about my vision anymore.”

James’ story: Peripheral nerve treatment is ‘miracle relief’

For the first time in many years, James has relief from a nerve condition that caused a stabbing sensation in his feet.

Kathleen’s story: Stronger every day after stroke

Kathleen Slattery survived a hemorrhagic stroke related to a ruptured brain aneurysm with the help of Dr. Ziad Darkhabani and his team at Aurora BayCare Medical Center.

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