Patient Stories

Pulling Together as a Team

It took a team of dedicated and fast-acting professionals to save Jennifer Boyce’s life. A trip to the emergency room for back pain ended with life-saving brain surgery for Jennifer after a battery of tests. An MRI revealed numerous infections and abscesses on her brain, and the buildup of pressure... Read more

Cold Cure to Cardiac Arrest

Gordon, 61, suffered his cardiac arrest at work last June and was rushed unconscious to Unity. Doctors restarted his heart, but he remained unresponsive. Physicians could not operate until his heart’s rhythm was stabilized. In order to limit damage to his brain, Cameron Hall, MD, made the decision to deliberately... Read more

A Late-Night Call of Care

Shannon Brean credits the medical team at Rochester Regional Health for saving her life and making it possible to be the mother she wants to be for her young son. For Shannon, it went beyond the diagnosis and treatment, and extended to the care and compassion she received from the... Read more

An Inspirational Run for Health

Henry Adams figured his running days were over after undergoing cardiothoracic surgery, coronary artery bypass grafting and aortic valve replacement in June 2016 at Rochester General Hospital. The dream of one day entering the Marine Corps Marathon seemed to be over for Henry, 60, who spent 26 years in the... Read more