Patient Story

‘He deserved a chance’

After being turned down by a hospital on the east side of the state because of his size, baby Mikah Gering is the smallest baby to undergo ECMO treatment. And he's thriving.

Patient Story

‘He just wins over hearts’

Resilient and fun-loving, Kingston battles spinal muscular atrophy with help from physical therapy and a breakthrough medication.

Patient Story

‘A tremendous relief’

A discovery of an abdominal aortic aneurysm leads an 81-year-old woman to an innovative, minimally invasive treatment.

More breast cancer genes identified

The key to catching it early is knowing your risks and taking screenings seriously.

Patient Story

‘I thank God every day’

Quick removal of a blood clot led to Linda Raterink's near-total recovery from a stroke in a vital part of her brain.

Patient Story

‘She’s perfect’

Born with a rare disorder that causes visual impairment, Luna is a 2-year-old girl who is full of surprises.

Patient Story

Reining in the pain

Shanna Ruffner's hand pain cost her the ability to barrel race. But after in-office carpal tunnel release surgery, she's en route to resuming life.

Patient Story

STR!VING for a healthy, balanced life

A holistic approach is the right prescription for this Canadian native.

Patient Story

‘I never knew when it was going to hit’

An implanted device provides relief from fecal incontinence, giving this 81-year-old a new lease on life.

Patient Story

‘It wasn’t my time’

A globe-trotting, retired rocket scientist with pancreatic cancer gets the chance to see another 50 countries.

Patient Story

A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

Patient Story

A closer look at a complex heart

Pediatric cardiologists use 3D viewing technology to plan how to re-route and replace a teenager’s blood vessel.