The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories

Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients.

  1. Surgery for Chest Wall Deformity Restores Danielle's Active Life

    When Danielle Goldsmith was told nothing could be done to reverse the effects of a chest wall deformity she'd had since birth, she took her health into her own hands by researching all her options. That research led Danielle to Mayo Clinic. For years, a common belief among some medical professionals was that pectus excavatum [...]

  2. Two Cancers, One Unified Multidisciplinary Care Team

    Joyce Gabbert and Garret Choby, M.D. Joyce Gabbert came to Mayo Clinic for treatment of a rare form of head and neck cancer. But she soon learned that wasn't the only cancer diagnosis she was facing. At that point, a coordinated care team came together to create a treatment plan that put Joyce on the [...]

  3. Close to Her Heart: Rare Tumor Leads to the Right Team at Mayo Clinic

    When Alice Alimurung was diagnosed with a rare and life-threatening tumor, she embarked on a hunt for a surgeon with enough expertise to remove the mass. The search led Alice from the Philippines to Minnesota and Mayo Clinic, where she found an experienced surgical team that saved her life. For more than 15 years, Alice [...]

  4. Amid a Journey Through Cancer, Wedding Bells Ring

      When Nicole Eisenmann and Mike Loggie became engaged, they held out hope for a dream wedding. When that day was repeatedly postponed due to Nicole's lengthy cancer treatment, the couple decided to stop planning and embrace the present instead. Nicole Eisenmann and Mike Loggie wanted their wedding day to be perfect. The high school [...]

Aug. 10, 2018
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