Patient Stories

A big fan: Union City patient cites ‘cool’ experience with surgery, hospital stay

Excellent care, a straight-shooting doctor and a friendly staff all helped make Tim Cline of Union City a big fan of Reid Orthopedics. And so did a big fan – literally. Cline had a knee replacement in August with Orthopedic Surgeon Mario Lee, M.D., and spent a couple of nights in the hospital. Cline explains:

Grandson leaps to action when ‘Papaw’ suffers stroke

Donald Dunaway of New Paris, Ohio, was trying to order food at a Fountain City diner on a Saturday morning in March when the words just wouldn’t come out. He was with his grandkids, and 11-year-old Adam Toschlog immediately sought help from restaurant employees. Family members, including his wife, Sandy, were contacted and arrived quickly.

Peek-a-Baby gets family more involved in pregnancy experience

Maria Schambers is expecting a baby in July, but feels in some ways she’s already met her little one through the Reid Peek-a-Baby experience. “It really gives you a glimpse of what your baby is going to look like,” she said. “We were comparing features and photos to see who Baby Schambers will look like,”

Reconstructive surgery gets patient back on his feet

A series of issues first believed to be a knee problem kept David Shannon of Winchester running to various medical specialists in sometimes frustrating efforts to find the cause of swelling in his leg and foot. In fact, he was in the process of seeking a referral to a northern Indiana city for treatment when

Stroke survivor: Take meds, ‘get regular checkups for heaven’s sake!’

As a nurse, it didn’t take Sandy Collins long to figure out what was going on. She had just returned from lunch and was standing at a nurse’s station in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit at Reid Health. She suddenly became dizzy. Her left arm drew to her side. Her leg went numb. “I told