Patients Share Their Stories

At Saint Joseph Hospital, we have a proven record of delivering the highest level of quality health care. In fact, our care rivals that of major medical centers. Our intimate setting means you get the compassion you deserve, with special attention to details that will make a difference in your recovery.

From the moment you arrive to your follow-up care, our team works together with one goal in mind: Helping you become healthy so you can return to the things you love best. Read about our patients who are doing the things they love best, following their care at Saint Joseph. Some patients shared their personal stories with us - from migraine treatment, emergency room and breast care to coronary-bypass surgery and delivering a baby.

As you read the stories, you will see that our patients are at the center of all we do, which is a cornerstone of our mission since we opened in 1868.

Our patient stories are listed by medical specialty below. Use the menu to select the patient stories you want to read.

Gallbladder (single-incision robotic surgery)

Deidra Roberson has her gallbladder removed through a single incision in her navel.

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Special Features

  • Presence Center for Advanced Care

    Learn about the Presence Center for Advanced Care opening Fall 2015.

  • Top cardiovascular hospital

    Recognized as a 2014 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics. Learn more.

  • Accreditation Earned

    Chicago Institute of Advanced Bariatrics earns national accreditation from the ACS.

  • Academic Center of Excellence

    Named an Academic Center of Excellence by the American Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery. Learn more.

  • Giddy up and hoedown.

    Enjoy an evening at Joe’s on Weed Street and raise funds for Presence Saint Joseph Hospital-Chicago at the same time. Learn more.

  • We need your voice!

    Our legislators are tackling issues that impact on our ability to live our mission. Learn more »

For Your Good Health

  • Stories of Patient Care

    Find out what our patients are saying about us here at Saint Joseph Hospital.

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