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Inspiring Patient Stories

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.

Baylor St. Luke's Steps in for Man Denied Dual Transplantation in Home State

DEC 06, 2023

When another transplant would not agree to perform such a high-risk surgery due to his age, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center stepped up and performed a lifesaving liver and lung transplant for a 63-year-old Mississippi man.

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Baylor St. Luke’s Transplant Team Saving Lives Across the Globe

OCT 17, 2023

It is almost 4,000 miles from Honolulu, Hawaii to Houston and an approximate 8-hour flight. But the trip is not an issue for organ transplant patients who travel great distances for lifesaving care at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center.

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500th Robotic Heart Surgery Proves How Far Cardiac Care Has Come

OCT 06, 2023

Dovie Burnett Bates is farming and canning vegetables today, thanks to robotics, and one of the world’s foremost cardiac surgeons at the Texas Medical Center.

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An Unconquerable Will to Live and a Medical Team Determined to Defy the Odds

JUL 21, 2023

Against all odds, Clifford's unwavering will to live and a dedicated medical team at St. Luke's Health led to miraculous recovery after a massive heart attack. Read his inspiring story of resilience and hope.

Posted in Heart Care
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81-Year-Old First in Houston to Receive Resilia TAVR Device

JUN 07, 2023

81-year-old Dorothy Seman finds relief from severe shortness of breath with advanced aortic valve replacement. Discover the innovative SAPIEN 3 Ultra RESILIA valve by Baylor St. Luke's Interventional Cardiologist Neil E. Strickman.

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The Organ Transplant Ambassador

APR 27, 2023

Amy Frackowiak wants everyone to know that a kidney transplant provides a new lease on life. She knows from experience - Amy has undergone two kidney transplants at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.

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