Patient stories

  1. Lee Howard

    From Ohio to Minnesota - Spleen Removal

    Lee Howard received a suggestion from a local physician in Ohio that she come to Mayo Clinic, where she ended up having her spleen removed. Watch this touching testimonial of her experience... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3N-2v-fjCB0 "The Mayo Clinic journey, the way that I see it, it saved my life." - Lee Howard Related Departments General Internal Medicine

  2. Dianne Rhein

    Mayo: My Best Hope for Treating My Rare Cancer

    Mayo Clinic had already been a source of invaluable consultations for my long-time autoimmune Sjogren’s Syndrome and for genetic counseling to ascertain potential genetic predisposition for the autoimmune conditions, cardiomyopathy and cancer that populated my family tree. But late in 2008, skilled staff at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., greatly increased the odds that I’d [...]

  3. Nick

    From Wheelchair to Rock-Climbing in 3 weeks!

    Having gone to several doctors elsewhere without receiving answers, this previously athletic student, Nick, and his mom, Becky, arrived to Mayo Clinic. They were exhausted. Nick was bundled up in many layers and in a wheelchair. Five minutes into his first appointment, Dr. Phil Fischer diagnosed Nick with POTS and Autonomic Dysfunction. He started the three-week Pediatric Pain [...]

  4. Colorado nurse finds answers to medical mystery

    Written by Sara Jacobsen Everyone who visits the Mayo Clinic has a story. Though my story may be a lot like all of the other patients who have come and gone through the Mayo Clinic system, I want to share my gratitude for the organization, facility and clinic that Mayo is. The year 2013 proved [...]

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