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Heart Patient Success Stories

Heart attack and cardiovascular patient success stories at Methodist Health System

Heart attack survivors at Methodist Richardson Medical Center

 

A tale of two Eds
A remarkable heart attack survival story from Methodist Richardson: how one Ed's story helped saved another Ed's life.

 

Gladys Banks, emergency department at heart attack success story at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas

Gladys Banks – emergency department and heart attack success story 
After treatment for a heart attack, Gladys Banks is helping inform family and friends about heart health.

Steven Bixel, double-bypass heart surgery patient success story at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas

Steven Bixel – open heart surgery success story
After his double-bypass surgery at Methodist Charlton, Steven Bixel has made serious changes to his heart health so he can live life to the fullest.
 

Richard Borders, STEMI heart attack success story at Methodist Charlton Richard Borders – STEMI heart attack success story
Fast response time and teamwork between the  DeSoto Fire and Rescue Department and Methodist Charlton's emergency department and cardiac catheterization lab teams helped save heart attack patient Richard Border's life.  
Michelle Chambers was ready for a third baby boy -- but not for the heart attack that followed. A sudden and unexpected heart attack threatened to interfere with Michelle Chambers' happy family. Quick action at Methodist Dallas Medical Center saved her life, allowing the mother of three to enjoy activities with her young sons and husband in Waxahacie in Ellis County, Texas. Michelle Chambers – a life restored
Michelle Chambers was ready for a third baby boy – but not for the heart attack that followed. Quick action at Methodist Dallas Medical Center saved her life, allowing the mother of three to enjoy activities with her young sons and husband.
Mollie Dougherty, heart attack patient success story at Methodist Dallas Medical Center Mollie Dougherty – a grateful heart
After recovering from a heart attack, this Valentine's Day all the hearts will remind Mollie Dougherty of the advanced care she received at Methodist Dallas Medical Center – and to celebrate her own healthier heart.
Myra Forbes, heart attack patient success story at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas Myra Forbes – heart attack success story
When Myra Forbes called 911, she set Methodist Charlton’s STEMI program in motion. 
 
 Methodist Dallas Medical Center cardiology patient Patricia Garza continues to make strides toward heart health in the Folsom Fitness Center. Patricia Garza – a mighty heart
After heart catheterization followed by open heart surgery at Methodist Dallas, Patricia Garza turned to the Folsom Fitness Center for cardiac rehabilitation to help keep her heart disease under control.

Heart attack patient success story: John Hill has a new lease on life thanks to Alan Taylor, MD, and the caring staff at Methodist Mansfield.

John Hill – living for what matters most
Surviving a heart attack at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center motivated John Hill to find health, happiness.

Rachel Howell, PhD, can now travel the world without chest pain, thanks to Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention), the highest level of achievement set by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

Rachel Howell, PhD – passport to a healthy heart
Rachel Howell, PhD, can now travel the world without chest pain, thanks to Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, an accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center with PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention), the highest level of achievement set by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

The Rev. Jerry Hull, Methodist Charlton's first open heart surgery patient

Rev. Jerry Hull – rejoice and be glad
The Rev. Jerry Hull becomes Methodist Charlton's first open heart surgery patient. 
Larry Jones, irregular heartbeat success story at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Larry Jones – atrial fibrillation success story
Fast action at Methodist Mansfield prevented damage to Larry Jones’ heart.

Hilde Joplin, cardiac rehab success story at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas

Hilde Joplin – cardiac rehab success story
Hilde Joplin is heart-healthier than ever after cardiac rehab at Methodist Charlton helps her recover from heart surgery.

Marge Julian – Heart Bypass Surgery Success Story at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center in North Texas.

Marge Julian – heart bypass surgery success story
With her heart in good shape after bypass surgery at Methodist Mansfield, Marge Julian’s retirement is back on track.

Brenda Myers, carotid artery stenting patient at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

Brenda Myers – carotid artery stenting success story
Following carotid artery stenting at Methodist Mansfield, Brenda Myers is back to teaching art, decorating, and singing. 

Samuel Ramos, DDS, 100th Open Heart Surgery Patient at Methodist Charlton Medical Center in Dallas, Texas Sam Ramos, DDS – open heart surgery success story
Sam Ramos, DDS can once again enjoy playing basketball with his family, thanks to a successful bypass surgery at Methodist Charlton. 
Rev. Mike Ramsdell, Heart Attack Success Story at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Rev. Mike Ramsdell – heart attack success story
After successful treatment for a heart attack at Methodist Mansfield, the Rev. Mike Ramsdell is spreading the word about heart attack symptoms.
Police Officer Monty Roberts, heart attack and angioplasty patient success story at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. Monty Roberts – fast action saves hearts in trouble
After surviving a STEMI heart attack at Methodist Mansfield, Police Officer Monty Roberts savors time with his family and being outdoors, hunting and bass fishing. He's also mindful of taking better care of himself.
Sandra Sanchez, heart attack patient success story at Methodist Dallas Medical Centera

Sandra Sanchez – heart attack success story
After suffering a heart attack, Sandra Sanchez learned that heart attack symptoms may different for women and is making it a priority to educate women about them. 

Jim Smith, heart attack success story at Methodist Richardson Medical Center

Jim Smith – another record-breaking heart attack rescue
After emergency heart attack treatment at Methodist Richardson, Jim Smith is making changes – like quitting smoking – to protect his health.

Michael Sorrell – Sudden Cardiac Death Success Story, Methodist Dallas Medical Center

Michael Sorrell – sudden cardiac death success story 
Paul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell embraces new life after surviving heart incident.

After life-saving heart attack treatment at Methodist Richardson, Ginger Tonne is taking steps to protect  her health

Ginger Tonne – putting her heart in it 
After treatment at Methodist Richardson Medical Center for a heart attack, Ginger Tonne is taking steps to protect  her health.

Not ignoring heart attack warning signs paid off for Janice Womble, cardiology patient at Methodist Mansfield.

Janice Womble – listen to your heart
Heeding her intuition paid off for Janice Womble, cardiology patient success story at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center.

Six weeks after cardiac catheterization at Methodist Richardson for a heart attack, Ed Woyewodzic was back to working on his lawn. Ed Woyewodzic – a record-breaking heart rescue
This spring, Ed Woyewodzic had a heart attack, and only 43 minutes later a balloon was inflated in his blocked artery at Methodist Richardson, restoring blood flow to his heart and saving his life.

June Meyer, abdominal aortic aneurysm success story at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center

Vascular success story
June Meyer – abdominal aortic aneurysm success story
Why you shouldn't let an aneurysm go undetected

 

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