When he entered the exam room to see his first patient of the day, Mikkael Sekeres, MD, finds a doctor from another department sitting in his chair, typing away at the computer on his tiny desk. Read more in an excerpt of his New York Times essay, "Letters to the Doctor."
A patient shares his story about a new minimally invasive thoracic procedure that would not only cure his ailment, but also provide him with a swift and relatively pain-free recovery.
Jay Wiener completed two cross-country ski marathons within two months of a mitral valve repair at Cleveland Clinic. His inspirational story gives others confidence in a complete recovery.
NHL hockey player turned coach, Teppo Numminen, bounced back after a heart condition took him off the ice in 2007. To this day he uses the experience of his surgery to coach his team.
Patient gets a new run at life with a high-tech amputation revision. The high-tech Ertl procedure, in which a more radical amputation is performed, can dramatically improve people’s ability to engage in weight-bearing activities.
Robotic bypass surgery saved the life of this patient, who was flown to Cleveland Clinic while suffering a heart attack. Watch cardiovascular surgeon Stephanie Mick, MD, and the robot at work.
Linda Shaw is an avid runner, and she always dresses in costume when she races so she can spark conversation on why it’s so important to seek medical care you can trust.
Eight months after open-heart surgery at Cleveland Clinic, Ellen Charnley finished her first Ironman race. Last year, she trained for another as part of a documentary film.
Cleveland Clinic Cardio-Oncology Center helps breast cancer survivor beat heart condition, too.
It was at Cleveland Clinic where Lee Hoaglan not only received a life-saving heart operation, but chose to marry his wife.