The doctors and staff of Houston Methodist have helped thousands of patients — from across the Greater Houston area and around the world — to recover their health and get back to enjoying their lives. Click the links below to see some of their stories.
Darrel’s Story: Treating Eye Cancer
Darrell describes how a routine eye exam led to diagnosis of uveal melanoma, a rare eye cancer. His doctor in Alaska referred him to Houston Methodist.
Marty’s Story: Weight Loss Success
At 424 pounds, Marty Thompson knew he was overweight. Houston Methodist's Weight Management Center helped him lose 215 pounds in less than a year without surgery.
Karen’s Story: From Caregiver to ALS Clinic Coordinator
Karen Toennis' husband was a Houston Methodist MDA-ALS Clinic patient. Seven years later, she is the clinic coordinator.
Brian’s Story: A Successful Heart Transplant
After a congenital heart condition known as acquired prolonged QT interval syndrome, which led to a diagnosis of congestive heart failure, Brian Gilliam successfully received a heart transplant at Houston Methodist.
Mark’s Story: His Experience With Atrial Fibrillation
Mark Staudt was a devoted marathon runner until a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation stopped him in his tracks. Just two months after having catheter ablation treatment at Houston Methodist, he ran a half-marathon.
Keeping the Houston Ballet One Step Ahead
Did you know male ballet dancers lift more than 2,000 pounds during a performance? That is a lot of wear and tear on joints. Learn how Houston Methodist keeps performers in top shape.
Click the links below to see more patient stories