Patient Stories

Our patient care draws on all of Johns Hopkins Medicine's research and expertise. Learn how our comprehensive treatment changed these people's lives.

Breaking Through | Star's Story

A victim of an assault, Startish Rivers survived third degree burns, skin grafting and reconstructive surgery at Johns Hopkins Bayview, which has restored her to wellness and full mobility.

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Learn more about the burn center at Johns Hopkins Bayview.

Sling Surgery: Stephanie's Story

After suffering in silence for 15 years, Stephanie Richards sought a surgical remedy for stress incontinence to restore her to an active lifestyle.

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Learn more about the Women's Center for Pelvic Health at Johns Hopkins Bayview.

Depression and Suicide | Dan and Libby's Story

Libby struggled with depression her whole life. Her father tells her story.

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Learn more about psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Bayview.

Beating Opioid Addiction | Joy's Story

For over 30 years, Joy battled addiction. Now with four years in recovery, she tells her story.

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Learn more about addiction treatment at Johns Hopkins Bayview.

Organ Donor Appreciation at Johns Hopkins Bayview

Organ and tissue donation saves lives. Learn how organ donors are celebrated at Johns Hopkins Bayview.