Borgess isn't just a place where people go to get well, it's a place where lives connect. Through our combination of compassionate care and medical expertise, we've touched hundreds of thousands of lives in unexpected ways. Here are just a few of those stories.


Dr. Eden fixed my back pain with a new sacroiliac joint procedure. I didn’t pay much attention to the pain in my left hip and butt at...
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A car accident left Olivia needing life-saving emergency care and surgery. Olivia Nussbaum’s life changed in an instant. A car accident left her needing life-saving emergency...
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I couldn’t have gotten better care for my brain tumor. I have been to both the Mayo Clinic and a major hospital in Pittsburgh for...
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Open-heart Surgery, a Pacemaker and an Irregular Heartbeat. In April I found out I had a sticky heart valve and needed open-heart surgery...
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I guess you could say that I’m a survivor. When I was stationed on the USS Wasp in the Pacific during World War II...
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I was the first TAVR patient at Borgess. I was the first patient at Borgess Medical Center to have a transcatheter aortic valve...
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Dr. Eden fixed my back pain with a new sacroiliac joint procedure. I didn’t pay much attention to the pain in my left hip and butt at...
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A car accident left Olivia needing life-saving emergency care and surgery. Olivia Nussbaum’s life changed in an instant. A car accident left her needing life-saving emergency...
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On July 4th I saw fireworks for the first time in 13 years. On July 4th I saw fireworks for the first time in 13 years. Some days...
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A car accident left Olivia needing life-saving emergency care and surgery. Olivia Nussbaum’s life changed in an instant. A car accident left her needing life-saving emergency...
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I couldn’t have gotten better care for my brain tumor. I have been to both the Mayo Clinic and a major hospital in Pittsburgh for...
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On July 4th I saw fireworks for the first time in 13 years. On July 4th I saw fireworks for the first time in 13 years. Some days...
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Open-heart Surgery, a Pacemaker and an Irregular Heartbeat. In April I found out I had a sticky heart valve and needed open-heart surgery...
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I was a smoker and knew I was overweight. I will remember that moment forever. I was a smoker and knew I was overweight,...
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I was having a stroke. I gave Lisa a hard time but I’m very glad that she ignored me and...
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John Smeda, Borgess Heart Institute patient. John Smeda is proud of the fact that he was number one. He is also...
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  • New sacroiliac joint procedure offers relief from pain

    Dr. Eden fixed my back pain with a new sacroiliac joint procedure

    New sacroiliac joint procedure offers relief from pain

    Dr. Eden fixed my back pain with a new sacroiliac joint procedure

  • A car accident left Olivia needing life-saving emergency care and surgery

    A car accident left Olivia needing life-saving emergency care and surgery

    A car accident left Olivia needing life-saving emergency care and surgery

    A car accident left Olivia needing life-saving emergency care and surgery

  • Two knee replacements later, John is moving around better than ever

    Where are they now? John Deyo’s Critical Care Comeback

    Two knee replacements later, John is moving around better than ever

    Where are they now? John Deyo’s Critical Care Comeback

  • Angie Scholten

    Remarkable weight loss begins with a decision

    Angie Scholten

    Remarkable weight loss begins with a decision

  • Ken & Ann Carpenter

    Ken Carpenter’s Critical Care Comeback

    Ken & Ann Carpenter

    Ken Carpenter’s Critical Care Comeback

  • A Tried and True Method Saved Bill's Life After a Heart Attack

    A Tried and True Method Saved Bill’s Life After a Heart Attack

    A Tried and True Method Saved Bill's Life After a Heart Attack

    A Tried and True Method Saved Bill’s Life After a Heart Attack

  • Responding to a Heart Attack

    Responding to a Heart Attack

    Responding to a Heart Attack

    Responding to a Heart Attack

  • Inga Springman Undergoes First Single-site Hysterectomy in Southwest Michigan

    Inga Springman Undergoes First Single-site Hysterectomy in Southwest Michigan

    Inga Springman Undergoes First Single-site Hysterectomy in Southwest Michigan

    Inga Springman Undergoes First Single-site Hysterectomy in Southwest Michigan

  • Dave, Teri & Stephanie

    Dave, Teri and Stephanie’s story, Borgess Run Camp participants

    Dave, Teri & Stephanie

    Dave, Teri and Stephanie’s story, Borgess Run Camp participants

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    Peg Sarantos’s story, Borgess Brain & Spine Institute patient

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    Peg Sarantos’s story, Borgess Brain & Spine Institute patient