• Teri's Story

    cardiac , heart


    Teri chose to go to St. Mark’s emergency room one day after feeling a stinging pain in her chest. The hospital discovered that Teri had an aortic dissection. Thanks to the determination of the surgeons, and the compassion of the nurses Teri is confident she will return to her normal life.

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  • Shannalee's Story



    Shannalee was at school when she noticed unusual symptoms in her throat and with her breathing. She was taken to St. Mark’s Hospital where the doctors diagnosed her with a rare care of Lemierre's Syndrome. She describes the compassion and care she received to prepare her physically and emotionally for a complete recovery.

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