Alec was a healthy 46-year-old with little family history of cancer. Then he felt a pain in his stomach.
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Watch brave patients tell their stories of health problems; meet the doctors who saved their lives. Learn about new surgeries, treatments, medical innovations taking place at UVA Health.
Dr. Ortiz says the greatest thing about his job is when patients tell him the procedure significantly improved their life.
More than 37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease, according to the National Kidney Foundation. For nephrologist Daphne Knicely, MD, taking care of them is personal.
Carrie Rush was told her child would be born with a jaw abnormality that could obstruct breathing. UVA physicians had a plan. Then came a snowstorm.
Dr. Vaughan treats incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, & other pelvic floor disorders. Learn more about her.
Sports cardiologist Michael Ayers, MD, cares mostly for recreational and professional athletes with heart conditions.
Conor's condition put him at risk for brain damage. 4 years after his transplant, that risk is gone, and he's now a big brother.
Both of Garneau's parents are also doctors. Over the years, he saw how rewarding the patient interactions and lifelong learning could be.
When Veronica Downing found out she needed a kidney transplant, she and her husband became part of UVA's first paired exchange programs. Now she shares an update on how life has been.
Cynthia Yoshida, MD, is passionate about colon cancer prevention. She works to increase access to screening for patients throughout Virginia.
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