Patient Story

Restaurateur's Second ACL Tear Calls for Reconstruction Specialist

From the instant he heard the familiar-sounding pop in his knee, Brian Bruns knew immediately something was wrong.

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Dr. Denis Nam Saves Patient’s Leg

After an unsuccessful procedure by a local surgeon left Ron Bachman with a serious infection, he came to Dr. Denis Nam for help.

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Young Athlete Emerges Cancer Free

Following a biopsy, Andrew Bisaga and his family were presented with very scary news: he had cancer in his right proximal femur (hip bone), called osteosarcoma.

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14-Year-Old Back on the Bike After Pelvic Injury

Lily Charkow was hit by a car while riding her bike and was diagnosed with multiple fractures in her pelvis.

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Backpacker Ready to Hit the Trail after Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Active all her life, Ita Sih's back pain led her to renowned spine surgeon Dr. Kern Singh.

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Kathy's Story

While on vacation, an accident led to an injury to Kathy Kolar's knee. Today, she is walking as if the accident never happened.

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Dr. Williams Repairs Patient’s Failed Surgery

Marge Kessler's contribution to farm life continued smoothly until last year when a fall ended badly.

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Lifelong Athlete Back to Full Speed After Shoulder Surgery

John Blacketor rigorously maintained the lifestyle of an athlete after graduating from college and wasn’t interested in slowing down.

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Ultramarathoner on the Right Path Thanks to MOR Physician

Jerry Cropsey gives credit to all of his health care providers, but especially Dr. Jeremy Alland. “I’m convinced that Dr. Alland saved my life.”

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Cycling 1,200 Miles After Two Hip Replacements

Craig Peterson, 57, began to worry about keeping up with his regular activities when started to experience significant hip pain.

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Going For Gold After Hip Replacement

With his new hip and the green light from Dr. Richard Berger, Dana Potts went on to win three gold medals in the Illinois Senior Olympic Games.

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Division I Track Athlete Undergoes Cartilage Regrowth Treatment

Jasmine’s persistent knee pain was diagnosed as a localized area of complete cartilage loss.

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