At Fairfield Medical Center, we are fortunate to have witnessed many inspiring, hopeful stories that have come about as a result of COVID-19.
Loving wife Joyce Murphy lost her husband, Earl “Butch” Murphy, Jr., to cancer in March. Butch fought a five-year battle with multiple myeloma, a form of cancer that affects plasma cells found in bone marrow, and received his care at Fairfield Medical Center’s Cancer Care and Infusion Center.
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We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who was and continues to be there for us during one of the most challenging times in our nation’s history.
Sudden cardiac arrest survivor Scott Hardwick nearly died multiple times in one day, but the quick thinking and action of multiple caregivers saved his life.
A fall at work brought on a series of events that Mike Miller never expected. The decisions made by his care team at FMC helped to ensure his quick recovery.
When Shannon Russell experienced a frightening complication shortly after giving birth, she felt comforted knowing her OB/GYN would see her through it.
Carla Yantes’, 57, breast cancer journey was characterized by her deep connection with the people who cared for her.
Tired of letting the pain and discomfort of heartburn run his life, Columbus firefighter Kelly Storts turned to the Fairfield Medical Heartburn Center for a solution.
Lisa Fierce is finally making herself – and her health – a priority after shedding more than 180 pounds following her weight loss surgery at FMC
Robert “Bob” Jones recently became the first patient at Fairfield Medical Center to be treated with the TAVR procedure, an innovative alternative to open-heart surgery.
Ever since the age of three, Josh Claybourn was unable to express his needs to others. With the help of the therapy team at FMC, he has finally found his voice.
If the resolutions and goals you committed to in January have faded and you find yourself slipping back into old habits, youare not alone.
FMC is working with the Ohio Department of Health to reduce the number of opioid-related deaths in Fairfield County.
Teamwork and sheer determination saved Holly and Carley Amerine’s lives – now Holly is educating other mothers about the importance of paying attention to their bodies during pregnancy.
Retired State Highway Patrol Trooper Larry Jackson didn’t realize how bad his vision was – until surgery made his world a whole lot clearer.
FMC nurse Millie Pritchard has a healthier outlook on life after dropping more than 100 pounds following bariatric surgery.
A small heart pump and a skilled team of caregivers at FMC saved Delbert Buck’s life following a sudden heart attack.
Opening for the first time on June 20 during a “sneak peek” open house for the community, there were a lot of people eager to catch a glimpse of the new facility.
Seven years ago, Tracy started a yoga program at FMC for cancer patients, survivors and their support persons.
As someone who has experienced a lot of cancer in her family, Tracy Simons has always been ultra-vigilant about her health.
When Marilyn Stephenson is asked to describe what life was like with chronic heartburn, a condition that plagued her for years and even landed her in the hospital, the word “chaos” always immediately comes to mind.
After re-tearing her ACL, Brittany Deval turned to FHP Orthopedics to help her get back on the field.
As a retired wildlife officer, nothing gives Gary Swope more pleasure than being out amongst nature with a walking stick in hand and his wife, Margie, by his side.
When a stroke sidelined Gary several years ago, he worked hard to rehabilitate and get back to the outdoor activities he enjoys. He never imagined that just a short time later, his health would be challenged once again.
When Lisa Lipka needed surgery to remove a large cyst near her heart, her FMC cardiovascular team was there to ease her concerns and help her heal.
Following a heart transplant, Tim Graham turned to FMC’s Heart & Lung Fund for cardiac rehab assistance.
Carla Munsey may be battling cancer for the fifth time, but that has never stopped her from living life to the fullest.
Dialysis treatment left Julie Lindsey feeling self-conscious about the access site on her arm. She was told nothing could be done – until she sought a second opinion at FMC.
Despite a delay in seeking treatment, Jackie Bailey’s care teams at FMC and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center were able to race against the clock to save her life following a sudden stroke.
Chuck Snider, a long-time resident of the greater Toledo area, is no stranger to the Lancaster community. “I grew up here, and I graduated from Berne Union High School,” he shared. “To come back and see Fairfield Medical Center after all this time has been incredible; it’s an excellent hospital.”
After two knee injuries sidelined soccer player Bri West, the therapy team at Fairfield Medical Center inspired her to reach a new goal.