Legacy Patient Stories

Stories from our patients

You’re not alone. Everyone’s story is unique, but we all desire the same thing — quality care with a compassionate touch. Legacy provides that care. See what our patients have to say about their experiences. Have your own Legacy story? Send it in! We want to hear from you.



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"I was so fortunate to find Dr. Nathalie Johnson!"

Almost two years ago, a mass was discovered on my routine mammogram. I was so fortunate to find Dr. Nathalie Johnson! Her expert care, advice and kindness are unmatched by...

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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Cancer Care

A true mountain-top experience

"This procedure has given me a second lease on life, and I intend to make the most of it!"

Asthma was taking over Lindsey Sande's life. Then, at age 33 she found out...

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Legacy Medical Group
Lung Care

Surgery saves woman's eyesight, zest for life



By age 97, Jean Woolfolk was losing her verve for life. Eye disease and vision problems not only took away much of her eyesight, she had condition called...
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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Eye Care

Interventional cardiology expertise saves life of patient with rare artery dissection


To call 45-year-old Michele Gray the picture of health would be an understatement. She runs almost daily, plays golf and tennis regularly, and enjoys all...

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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Heart Care

Outstanding care, time after time

"I can't speak more highly of Randall Children's Hospital and what they've done for my daughter."

Denise Kaski recalls the day her daughter Elizabeth entered the...

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Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Heart Care

“I needed a major rebuild.”

When a leg cramp woke 57-year-old Mike Morrison, R.N., one August morning, he chalked it up to having worked three 12-hour shifts at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center's ICU,...

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Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
Heart Care

"Miracle Miranda" thriving after four heart surgeries

Tod and Lorie Case’s joy at the impending birth of their second daughter, Miranda, was tempered by trepidation because they knew she had hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The...
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Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel
Heart Care, Children's

Charlane had always been "fluffy."

Before losing 112 pounds, Charlane Cardwell used to call herself “fluffy.” Today, she looks and feels like a new person.

“I can see my...

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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Weight-loss Surgery

"It was a life-changing event."

Inspired by the success of his wife, Charlane, and both of his brothers, Cecil Cardwell lost 98 pounds and 49 inches with the help of gastric bypass surgery.

“My...

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Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Weight-loss Surgery

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