The people we serve are at the heart of everything we do. By making an impact in a person's life, we're living out our mission of creating healthier communities. Each person we heal has their own story of what the care of St. Luke's Health provided meant to them. Lean more behind the medicine from the patient stories.
Michael Francis, a law enforcement agent in Houston, Texas, has dealt with seizures all his life. As the first step in treating almost any chronic condition, Michael’s doctor prescribed medication to reduce his seizure activity and keep his epilepsy
Dessie Bice, a woman always on the go, made sure to practice healthy habits, including eating a balanced diet and exercising every day. She never thought that her family’s history of heart disease could impact her. During her annual cardiovascular checkup at The Heart & Vascular Institute at The Woodlands Hospital, she told her cardiologist, Dr. Vincent Aquino, about a
Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Teams Work Together to Perform Triple Transplant Surgery John Bell was born with cystic fibrosis, but he didn’t let that stop him from doing anything he put his mind to as a child and teenager. When John moved to Houston for two years after high school, he began seeing the cystic fibrosis team with Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute at
Baylor St. Luke's Physicians Return Pilot to the Sky As a test pilot for a defense contractor, Godfrey “GW” Biscamp tested fighter jets to the maximum to discover their limits. In one test, he was forced to eject, which is a last resort and quite violent. GW’s spine was compressed, his shoulder tendons torn, and diaphragm pushed into his ribcage. He recovered in the short
It was an average Sunday for Albert Yang and his wife Janie Tsai when something suddenly went terribly wrong. “I had gotten up to make breakfast and the kids ran into the kitchen to tell me that mommy fell,” said Yang. “I noticed that her body was kind of limp and her speech was on-and-off slurred, and the left side of her face started to droop.” Janie had suffered a major