A cancer survivor. A heart attack victim. Pediatric patients. Be inspired by medical stories from ordinary people who’ve had extraordinary challenges. Hear about the health problems and transformations of and by our patients.
Shira Strongin was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, along with other rare diseases. She came to UVA and was treated by Dr. Kenneth Liu. More »
Eric Koontz is a young father of three. After being diagnosed with Mitral Valve Prolapse, he had a minimally invasive heart surgery. Watch his story. More »
Carrie Hartman was suffering from a chronic cough due to a sinus issue. After several doctors were unable to find a problem, Spencer Payne, MD, found that a collapsed sinus was the culprit. Learn why Carrie chose the balloon sinuplasty procedure instead of regular sinus surgery. More »
A bad motorcycle accident crushed Barry Meek's left foot. UVA orthopedic surgeon David Weiss, MD, helped Barry recover and reach his goal of riding his bike again. Watch the video to see the rest of his story. More »
Cleo Boyd is a long-distance runner for both UVA's cross country team as well as the track and field team. She has always excelled at her sport, but due to a lingering injury, she was often forced to sit out to rehab her foot More »