Patient Stories

Devastation to Celebration: Shayna’s Joyful First Mother’s Day After Ovarian Cyst Surgery.

by Vadim V. Morozov, MD, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Shayna Frost, RD, LDN, MedStar Diabetes Institute
August 13, 2021

As a gynecologic surgeon, one of the best parts of my job is getting this joyful email from patients who’d…

Restoring Voice Is a Game Changer

by The MWHC Blog Team
March 30, 2021

For decades, Deirdre Roy struggled to speak. Sore throats and chronic hoarseness plagued the 51-year-old nutritional director, and she was…

Protecting Colon Health: Jo Ann’s Journey

by The MWHC Blog Team
March 16, 2021

Jo Ann Boyle’s family had experienced health scares before. As wife, mother, and grandmother, Jo Ann had stood faithfully and…

A “Nearly Indestructible” Man Gets a New Heart

by The MWHC Blog Team
February 01, 2021

Monti Schmitt is one of those rare individuals whose idea of fun was riding off-road over rough terrain on a…

A Long-Awaited Dream Is Realized

by The MWHC Blog Team
December 23, 2020

Life was bliss for 25-year-old Tyquela Able. It was 2015 and she was loving motherhood and her new baby boy,…

Once a Patient, Now an Associate: Lynel’s Story

by The MWHC Blog Team
October 08, 2020

Seven years ago, Lynel McFadden was diagnosed with stage one, triple negative breast cancer, and she was understandably scared.  She…