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Our Patients: Their Stories

Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith

Facing permanent brain damage, patient turns to UK for unlikely answer: a liver transplant.

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Jason Conn at work in his garage.

Jason Conn

Jason Conn is one of a growing number of adults who have survived congenital heart disease into adulthood.

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Claudia Hall walking her dog.

Claudia Hall

A routine checkup could save your life – just ask Claudia Hall.

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Joyce Sears

Joyce Sears

Joyce Sears' bad headache turned out to be a blood clot that required an emergency procedure.

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Teresa Schladt plays guitar.

Teresa Schladt

Surviving end-stage organ failure, a liver transplant and cancer takes an extraordinary team.

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Meg Gravil

Meg Gravil

New year, new goals for UK grad student and cancer survivor.

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Courtney Wilson with her daughter Carlee and Dr. Jessica Lee

Courtney Wilson

Advanced medicine saved this stroke patient's life. This is how she said thank you.

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Allison Couri with her service dog at gradualtion

Allison Couri

UK student celebrates graduation one year after suffering strokes.

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Families tell their stories of Alzheimer's.

Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Families' Stories

Six families coping with Alzheimer's share their stories.

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Adrianne Rogers with members of her care team.

Adrianne Rogers

Gill gives Lexington woman, 23, new heart and new life.

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Lung transplant patient Glenda Brown with Dr. Maher Baz.

Glenda Brown

Double-lung transplant breathes new life into Winchester woman.

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Heart transplant patient Reuben Ligon.

Reuben Ligon

Reuben Ligon had a broken heart for years. When it came time to replace it with a transplanted one, there was only one place he would trust for the surgery: UK.

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Lisa Hall leads a fitness class.

Lisa Hall

Runner chases Boston Marathon qualification with help of UK Sports Medicine.

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Todd Svoboda with his wife Franci.

Todd Svoboda

Former Wildcat teams up with Markey experts to beat rare cancer.

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Pediatric patient Mackenzee Walters.

Mackenzee Walters

UK HealthCare and Cincinnati Children's Hospital team up to help 11-year-old with painful illness.

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Hip arthroplasty patient Patty Lane.

Patty Lane

After hip surgery at UK, triathlete pursues her passion without limits.

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Heart and kidney transplant patient Conrad Webster.

Conrad Webster

Conrad Webster knew his time was almost up. A double transplant changed that.

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Teacher Erika Carter outside her classroom.

Erika Carter

With cancer behind her, it's back to school again for this teacher.

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