Tom Kavanaugh accepted that his shoulder pain would be a way of life — until UChicago Medicine's Megan Conti Mica, MD, performed a procedure that turned his life around.
Morris Fourte's life was threatened when a rare condition led to internal gastrointestinal bleeding. He credits Uzma Siddiqui, MD, at UChicago Medicine for bringing him "back from the dead" after she used interventional endoscopy to find and tackle his issue.
James O'Malley thought his hoarse voice was due to ongoing acid reflux, but changing his diet didn't help. Laryngeal surgeon Semirra Bayan, MD, found the true source — vocal cord cancer — and treated his disease with a minimally invasive laser procedure.