Patient Testimonials

Hear Life-Changing Stories from Emory Healthcare Patients

From diagnosis, to treatment, to recovery, hear first-hand stories from patients who’ve had their lives changed at Emory Healthcare.

Epilepsy Surgery Helps Young Athlete Take Control of His Life

Brain Health
Terna Ityokumbul shares his struggles with epilepsy and discusses how laser ablation surgery has improved his quality of life.

Winship at Emory

Winship Cancer Institute is the only National Cancer Institute designated cancer treatment center in Georgia. Watch how the cancer care team uses cutting edge technology to give cancer patients the hope and care they need.

Winship Cancer Institute: NCI Designation

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University is the only NCI designated cancer treatment and research center in Georgia.

Winship Cancer Institute: Research and Collaboration

See why collaboration is the best medicine when treating cancer at Emory. The Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta is the only National Cancer Institute designated cancer center in Georgia.

Gene Silencing in Cancer

DNA methylation causes good cancer fighting genes to be suppressed or "silenced". Soy products can help to unsilence the good genes and suppress the cancer. Researchers at Emory are currently researching this link.

Designing Orthopaedic Implants of the Future

The Emory Musculoskeletal Oncology and Limb Reconstruction Center is a world-class center treating a variety of conditions, including benign and malignant tumors of the extremities and spine and the placement of expandable implants that use magnets to treat sarcoma of the bone and soft tissue.

Breast Imaging Technology

Breast Cancer
Emory is one of just three facilities in the country that is testing CT technology as a way to get more accurate 3D images of the breast.

Taking a Closer Look at Cancer

Breast Cancer
See how a new screening technology being pioneered at Emory was able to detect a woman's breast cancer after a traditional digital mammogram missed it.

Alex Spitzer - Non-surgerical Weight Loss

Bariatric Surgery
Emory Bariatric Center patient, Alex Spitzer, discusses his journey through non-surgical medical weight loss with the Your Weight Program.

Sam Wade – Non-surgical Weight Loss

Bariatric Surgery Emory Bariatric Center patient, Sam Wade, discusses his journey through non-surgical medical weight loss and how he's lost 117 pounds since he began.

Voice Cord Lesion Laser Therapy

Ear, Nose and Throat
''Vocal chord lesion laser therapy was as easy as a dental procedure.''

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Heart and Vascular
Max started having severe trouble breathing and had to work for every breath he took. He felt like he was holding his breath for minutes and then trying to breathe in and he was still not able to breath.

Endoscopic Resection of Colloid Cyst Brain Tumor

"Brain surgery was the scariest situation to face but I was in good hands at Emory."

Pituitary Tumor Removal


''At the Emory Pituitary Center, the doctors listened to me.''


Designing Orthopaedic Implants of the Future

''If you're going to be treated somewhere for cancer, you are definitely in excellent hands with Emory.''

Heart Transplant after LVAD

Heart Transplant after LVAD: "I am really thankful for the care that I received at Emory."

Transplant Immunology Research Immunosuppressive Drugs

"None of these things would have been available to me if I hadn't had this transplant at Emory."

Liver Transplant Cholangiocarcinoma Treatment

"If I had to advise somebody where to go have an operation or to be checked out, it would be Emory."

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Treating Prostate Cancer

"I have never gone to the hospital for anything, a broken bone or a cut, so to find out that I had cancer, well that put a scare in my heart."

Robotic Kidney Cancer Treatment

"I’m convinced that if it wasn’t for the team at Emory, I wouldn’t be here today."