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Posts categorized as “Pulmonology”

Stronger by the Day

Posted on January 28, 2021

Sandra Savage couldn’t have predicted the whirlwind she experienced after contracting COVID-19. When her symptoms worsened, she sought care at Fort Sanders Regional.


“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.


COPD Awareness Month: Jeffrey Sheehy

Posted on November 16, 2020

November is COPD awareness month, so we sat down with Jeffrey Sheehy, RN, from our complex medicine unit who has cared for patients with COPD to learn more.


Lessons Learned

Posted on March 6, 2020

Eddie Evans suffered a pulmonary embolism in 2019, and after his diagnosis, the hospital’s Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) quickly went to work.


DAISY Award Winner – Charity Smith

Posted on January 20, 2020

Congratulations to Charity Smith, a nurse on our pulmonary unit, for receiving a DAISY award for her top-notch care.


Finally Catching Her Breath

Posted on August 15, 2019

After several years of struggling to breathe, Gail Barnhill had an appointment scheduled with a Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center pulmonologist – an appointment that turned out to be just in time.