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Bob Mann Patient Stories Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
Dr. John Rippentrop Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
A central Iowa man receives a prostate cancer diagnosis from his family physician and travels to St. Luke's where Dr. Jon Rippentrop performs robotic surgery to remove his prostate. Watch Segment


Bob Mann
Dr. Jon Rippentrop

Heather McDonald Patient Stories Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
Dr. Mary Hlavin Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
After suffering from arm pain, a young woman is diagnosed with a tumor in her spine. Dr. Mary Hlavin takes on this case in hopes of restoring full use of the patient's arm. Watch Segment
Heather McDonald
Dr. Mary Hlavin

Donn Kirkberger Patient Stories Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
Dr. James Levett Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
A Center Point man recognizes the warning signs of a heart attack and has ten blockages repaired during a complex open-heart surgery performed by Dr. James Levett. Watch Segment
Don
Kirkberger
Dr. James Levett

Patrick Hills Patient Stories Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
Dr. Sandeep Munjal Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
A painful arthritic knee brings a Cedar Rapids man to visit Dr. Sandeep Munjal, who performs a rapid recovery total knee replacement surgery. Watch Segment
Patrick Hills
Dr. Sandeep Munjal

 

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