Monthly Archive: January 2014

Doctor Chooses AAMC For Surgery

Melanie Jackson copy

When gastroenterologist Melanie Lynn Jackson needed someone she could trust to perform acid reflux surgery on her own chronic illness, she turned to » read more

Cardiac Rehab Saved My Life

After surviving two heart attacks that happened within months of each other, 82-year-old Bernard Devaney says the cardiac rehab program is bringing him » read more

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Saves A Man’s Foot

Paul Otto

As a diabetic suffering from neuropathy, Paul Otto was unable to feel the problem brewing in his right foot until it was too » read more

Having A Say: Patients Steer The Way

Lucretia Jackson Photo

As a breast cancer survivor, Lucretia Jackson knows what it’s like to be a patient. As an elementary school principal, she understands the » read more

Five Weeks, 47 Pounds: Weight Loss Surgery For A Healthy Future

At 47, Andrew Henderson was frustrated by decades of struggling with weight loss and tired of ever-increasing doses of medication for his diabetes. » read more

From Maine To Mom

photo_Lisa and mom Lorraine Gallagher

When Lisa Stiffler’s mother fell critically ill her biggest concern was being by her mother’s side. Although she was hundreds of miles from » read more

Rebuilding A Life Through Cardiac Rehab

John Weitzel

After John Weitzel had a heart attack at just 47-years- old, his energy levels were down and he just was not able to » read more

Moment Of Truth


Life has changed for Scott Zimmerman. He has a new attitude and outlook on life. He feels 20 years younger now that he » read more

Back In The Saddle


When she saw her July 2012 vacation picture, Melissa Staud of Harwood knew she had to make a change for the better. She » read more

Bariatric Program Supports Patients Need

Marcella Blog

Marcella Carter has a good reason to drive three hours to AAMC to see her doctor. “I could have found someone else,” the » read more

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