PATIENT STORIES

We take pride in improving the lives of patients.

Our team is proud to provide high-quality, innovative and life-changing care that improves the health and well-being of our patients. We share our greatest examples of this through our patient’s own success stories.

Stephanie’s Story: Treating Overdose Survivors

Serving West Virginians with substance use disorders, The WVU Medicine Center for Hope & Healing provides a blend of individual care and group therapy mixed with psychiatric/medication care and social services in a caring and judgment-free environment. The Center offers specialized programming for recent overdose survivors. Learn more about the WVU Medicine Center for Hope & Healing   .

Jim’s Neurosurgical Journey

Jim Hudson has suffered from an essential tremor in both hands for the past 30 years. He couldn’t eat, drink, or do regular-everyday activities by himself. We followed him on his journey to get back control of his life at The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

Judi’s Journey with Alzheimer’s

Neurological surgeons, neurologists, and neuropsychologists at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute were the first in the world to use focused ultrasound to treat a patient with Alzheimer’s disease. Judi is the first patient to undergo the phase II clinical trial led by Dr. Ali Rezai, the Institute’s leader.