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Physician finds healing through organ donation after loss of son

March 28, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
As a physician, Dr. O’Donnell believes in the gift of life through organ donation, and he has seen the benefits from all sides.
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From pain to pitching senior year – bone and cartilage transplant gets local pitcher back on the mound

March 10, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
When 17-year-old Aurora resident Nathan Tassos began experiencing pain and difficulty pitching, he sought guidance from Zahab Ahsan, M.D.
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Addison woman’s 220-pound weight loss: “My kids are now asking me to slow down.”

February 16, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Nicole Boylan, 45, of Addison struggled with her weight most of her life and could never find permanent success.
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Full recovery from heart surgery celebrated by crossing the finish line

February 09, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Read Scott's story of recovery from heart surgery after a heart valve infection spread to his brain, causing a stroke and meningitis.
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Spinal surgery put nearly paralyzed dance instructor on road to recovery

January 26, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
In October 2022, Mauricio Fernandez, 29, of Lombard, tumbled down the stairs. Within a day of his fall, Fernandez was undergoing surgery on his...
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Naperville athlete defies odds with recovery from a “triple-whammy” knee injury

January 17, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
After Bella,17, injured her knee, she avoided surgery with a comprehensive care plan by experts at Edward-Elmhurst Medical Group-Orthopedics.
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