Letter: Margaret’s Story

Dr. Demetrius Lopes is my doctor, and I am so thankful for his talents and expertise. He is a brilliant neurosurgeon; however, what is equally meaningful is his kindness. I am not an easy patient as I move between Florida and Illinois, but Dr. Lopes and his entire...

Letter: Frances’ Story

How do you even begin to thank the people who saved your life? A simple “Thank You” does not even come close to how I feel since you were brought into my life. I now have a second chance in life, a fact that became clear to me from the moment we met. This was a...
News Release: Gale’s Story

News Release: Gale’s Story

Rush University Medical Center is first in Illinois to use an inside-the-artery clot removal device system to treat ischemic stroke. “The MAX System makes use of an inside-the-artery device to use suction at the point of the clot to enable complete, safer clot...

Alex’s Story

“Eight years ago on this day I was pretty much dead on a hospital gurney with all my family around me and being told I wasn’t gonna make it. Well, joke’s on them cuz I pulled through not only the first brain surgery, but the second and third, also. I am so thankful...

Rachel’s Story

Dr. Lopes, You are the most amazing, amazing man I have had the honor to meet and put my life in your hands. You saved my life on May 24, 2014, and there is no amount of thank yous I can say to show my gratitude. For the man that saved my life, all I could do then is...