Health News Magazine Winter 2017

Health News Magazine Winter 2017

Health News from George Washington University Hospital is a publication designed to bring you the latest news as well as health and wellness information you can use throughout the year.

In This Issue:
Robotic-trained Surgeons Join Forces to Perform a Rare Procedure
Winter 2017

Robotic-trained Surgeons Join Forces to Perform a Rare Procedure

Through a combination of chemotherapy and robotic surgery, Anissa Ferguson fought cancer and won. Now, she advocates for others.
A Team Effort Saves the Life of a Local Baseball Fan
Winter 2017

A Team Effort Saves the Life of a Local Baseball Fan

The perfect combination of EMTs, doctors and nurses yields a great outcome for Michael Landrum.
Michelle Konkoly’s Journey to Paralympic Gold
Winter 2017

Michelle Konkoly’s Journey to Paralympic Gold

Paralyzed from the waist down after falling out a fifth story window, the Georgetown University swimmer was rushed to GW Hospital where she received spinal surgery to fuse her fractured vertebrae.