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Regions Hospital - Level I Adult & Level I Pediatric Trauma Center - Peggy's story

Peggy's story

Heart Center

Peggy details her successful journey to recovery after her open-heart surgery.


Regions Hospital - Birth Center - Spine Center - Mary's story

Mary's story

Spine Center

Mary details her quick and successful recovery after her unexpected spine surgery.

Regions Hospital - Heart Center - Jamal's story

Jamal's story

Heart Center

Jamal details how he has overcome health obstacles and is achieving his dreams after heart surgery.

Regions Hospital - Spine Center - Connie's story

Connie's story

Spine Center

Connie details how she was able to get back to the things she loves after spine surgery.

Regions Hospital - Birth Center - Chris & Erin's story

Chris & Erin’s story

Birth Center

Chris and Erin detail their journey to finding the right birth experience for them.

Regions Hospital - Emergency Center - Jeremy's story

Jeremy’s story

Emergency Center

Jeremy details his inspiring return to triathlons after sustaining critical injuries from a motorcycle accident.

Regions Hospital - Heart Center - Al's story

Al' story

Heart Center

Al and his family detail his life-saving experience after he collapsed from cardiac arrest.

Regions Hospital - Neurosurgery - Jessica’s story

Jessica' story

Neurosurgery

Jessica details her successful recovery after she found
out she had a brain tumor
and underwent surgery to remove it.

Regions Hospital - Orthopaedics - Willie's story

Willie's story

Orthopaedic Surgery

Willie details how he got back in the game after his knee collapsed while playing basketball.

Regions Hospital - Spine Center - Vince's story

Vince's story

Spine Center

Vince details his successful back operation and rehabilitation after experiencing pain in his right leg for three months.

Regions Hospital - Level I Adult & Level I Pediatric Trauma Center - Bill's story

Bill's story

Trauma Center

Bill details how he survived and recovered after his parachute malfunctioned while skydiving.


Patient quotes

General

My mom and dad were both in Regions ER at the same time. My mom had broken her foot and my dad needed emergency surgery to remove a large portion of his small intestine. My dad stayed in the hospital for 25 days. That’s a long time! Long enough that we started to know all the nurses by name and we were having conversations about things that happened over the weekend with them. Regions staff and security helped us make arrangements to bring our dog to visit. Our dog, Quinn, spent an entire evening with a different family one night who were going through a difficult time losing a family member. Next month I’ll be having sinus surgery and I’m actually really excited to spend a night at Regions, because of all the great work they do.
- Liana J.

Working for the state of Minnesota has allowed me the opportunity to spend extended amounts of time working at Regions. I have noticed all the employees share one thing in common: their patients come first. I have [seen] them go above and beyond what would be considered of any heath care professional to see to it that not only the patients are taken care of, but also that their families are not left “out of the loop.” Passion for what’s right isn’t something that is learned or taught in a book.
- Shane W.

I was a patient at Regions a few years ago. Everyone from the doctors to the nurses and all the medical assistants couldn’t have been nicer. They didn’t treat me like any other patient…they treated me like I was part of their family. With that said…what time do you want me there for dinner?
- Stew S.


Mental Health Center

[I am the] mother of a mentally ill daughter. Behavioral Health at Regions has kept our family together under very hard circumstances.
- Amy E.


Cancer Center

Being diagnosed with breast cancer is an unbelievable reality. Without the direction of the Breast Health Center at Regions, I do not know if I would have come through it as well as I did. From the moment of diagnosis, they helped put a plan into place that made some of the shock subside. With the wonderful surgeon, nurses and staff I believe I am here today because of all of them. Thank you!
- Elizabeth F.


Birth Center

This is baby number five, due New Year’s Eve, and after an appendicitis with number two, and swine flu with number four, they are who I trust for all expected and unexpected moments in life. Thank you Regions!
- Ana N.


Orthopaedic Surgery

I had surgery at Regions at the end of June, and the nurses and doctors made me feel like I was the only person in the hospital. Surgery went great and my scars from the incision are non-existent!
- Cindy T.


Burn Center

My 94-year-old mother was involved in a fire with extreme smoke inhalation. She was flown to Regions with a 1% chance to live. Nine days later we were bringing her to our local hospital for rehab. Regions Hospital has a wonderful ER, and the Burn Center is out of this world with very caring, compassionate nurses and other staff. We were so blessed to be at Regions.
- Carol F.


Heart Center

My father-in-law had triple by-pass surgery in 2010. He was a cranky old man because he didn’t want to be in the hospital. The nurses at Regions were so good to him and made his stay more relaxing for all of us. It was a surprise to us all that he had to have surgery, and they helped us cope with the shock of it. The heart surgeon was very in-depth when explaining the procedure, which helped my father-in-law who didn’t want the surgery to be done. Thanks to the nurses and surgeons, he finally realized he wouldn’t get better unless he had it. The surgery and recovery went so well thanks to all the support from Regions.
- Kelsey L.


Spine Center

I am going here for pool therapy following a back fusion surgery. This hospital’s focus is on patient care and treating all people the same (great). A person can tell by environment right away these people care and like their job.
- Nicole B.