Patient Stories

At Henry Ford Health System, we don’t just treat illness or disease. We treat people. Our patients’ lives are touched by the compassion, dedication and expertise of our staff in thousands of different ways every day, whether it’s a lifesaving treatment or simply a reassuring smile and kind word. Every patient’s story is unique. We are grateful for those who allow us to share their stories here:

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Mary's Story

One day, Mary woke up in the hospital unaware of what happened. That’s when she found the importance of keeping her information up to date and having a close relationship with her doctor.

 

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Vanessa's Story

After listening to her body and knowing something was wrong, Vanessa has peace of mind knowing she’ll be okay.

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Edward's Story

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit during his cancer treatment, 89-year-old Edward McLaughlin and his daughter Sharon were concerned. Then a sudden heart issue raised the stakes.

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Valerie's Story

After being diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation, Valerie was one of the first patients in Michigan to be implanted with a Bluetooth-enabled ICD. This always allows both Dr. Khan and Valerie the ability to monitor her heart and her health.


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