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More Than A Patient

Personalizing Your Care. Humanizing Healthcare. 

Where does the idea of tailoring your treatment to the uniqueness of your needs come from? It starts with the team—not just behind the scenes, but right out in front—for every patient. Expert care from people who care extends far beyond all service lines—it’s the model that unites St. Clair Health employees as a whole. 

Kelly’s Story

A Heartwarming Journey To Recovery

HEART FAILURE

Ted’s Story

A RESTLESS HEART AMONG THE STARS

TRANSCATHETER AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT (TAVR)

Brenda’s Story

Overcoming obstacles to beat the odds

BREAST CANCER

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TVAR)

“Don’t ignore the signs,” he says. “If you’re feeling specific shortness of breath or discomfort or you just don’t have the same energy anymore, the time to act is now. Whether it’s aortic stenosis or atrial fibrillation (AFIB), if the heart valve’s involved, we have world-class medical advancements that can make a world of difference—with minimal interruption to your life.”

Heart Failure

“I didn’t really think it was that serious because I didn’t feel sick other than being short of breath. And I didn’t really believe it at first because we have no history of heart disease in our family,” shares Kelly. “I’m so thankful every day that Dr. Pray ordered a bedside echocardiogram and admitted me for additional testing. I really feel like he saved my life.”

Colorectal Cancer Survivor

“One of the main reasons I’m documenting my cancer journey is to help others who may be on the fence. Cancer doesn’t define me—I have a nine-year-old and it feels like every doctor at St. Clair just gets it: I’m not living for myself—I live for this kid. And getting screened—even when I didn’t necessarily want to and I didn’t have any major symptoms—getting a colonoscopy saved my life.”

Joint Replacement

“It’s one of the most powerful things about the communities we serve. When your team takes great care of people, they point others in need in the right direction— and more often than you might think, that leads them right to my front yard!”

Breast Cancer Survivor

“Elmore and I felt welcomed and surrounded with love. I’ve never experienced anything like it. I thought, if these people make me feel this good, then God must be doing something.”