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Posts categorized as “Patient Stories”

Set Up for Success

Posted on January 14, 2021

Josh Ellis was tired of being big. He decided to have bariatric surgery at Fort Sanders Regional and now has more confidence than before.


Running After Repair

Posted on January 7, 2021

Lingering pain from hip surgery slowed Margaret Keele down. She found relief with dry needling at Covenant Health Therapy Center – Downtown.


Down Time at the Right Time

Posted on December 17, 2020

Bill Smeltzer didn’t expect to have a stroke while visiting his mother in Knoxville, but she knew to come to Fort Sanders Regional when stroke strikes.


“For Us, It Was Life or Death”

Posted on December 10, 2020

Despite their best efforts, Melanie and Gailen Porter contracted COVID-19 in 2020. With the help of Fort Sanders Regional, they’re feeling much better now.


Practitioner-Turned-Patient

Posted on December 3, 2020

Whitney Copeland knew she needed to change her lifestyle. After weight-loss surgery at Fort Sanders Regional, she can keep up with her patients and kids.


Catching Lung Cancer Early

Posted on November 19, 2020

Gregory Dorsett had just come in for a regular physical. The next thing he knew, he was receiving a low-dose CT scan that found his lung cancer early.