Respiratory Patients Share Their Stories - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Respiratory Patients Share Their Stories

Read personal patient stories that provide an inside feel on how Genesis Lung Services can improve your quality of life.

Patient stories

Our patients say it better than we can.

Coal Miner With COPD Runs 5K After Treatment | Gary Garbas
Gary was a coal miner in deep mines for decades and developed Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Gary’s health improved, so he decided to challenge himself by running a 5K race.

Factory Worker With COPD Now Enjoys Fishing and Gardening | David Mummey
David had suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) for years. After completing pulmonary rehab at Genesis, David is now able to go fishing with his daughter and grandchildren.

First COVID-19 Patient at Genesis Survives Coronavirus | Dennis Robbins
When Dennis' wife Patsy took him to the Genesis Emergency Department, his temperature registered 105.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Along with a high fever, Dennis had flu-like symptoms including body aches, muscle aches and a cough. Dennis was diagnosed with COVID-19.

Pulmonary Rehab Transplant Success | Martin Angler
Martin Angler was in need of a lung transplant and took action to lose 100 pounds in order to be accepted into a lung transplant program.

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