Hear from Our Patients...

Patient Stories in their own words...

Wound Care for Frank

Frank had a wound that would not heal. Hear how Saint Peter's helped Frank avoid far more serious complications.

A Triple Blessing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Hear about the little "two-pound miracles" from the mom whose difficult pregnancy with triplets was handled at Saint Peter's University Hospital.

Robyn's  Bariatric Surgery Made Motherhood Possible

Robyn Pistilli, a longtime patient at Saint Peter's University Hospital, recounts her latest patient experience - bariatric surgery with Dr. Nicholas Bertha.

Mary's CyberKnife Lung Surgery

Already battling COPD, the lung scan Mary Kirka of High Bridge had following a regular check up with her pulmonologist revealed cancer in one of her lungs. After weighing her options, Mary turned to the Cyberknife program at Saint Peter's University Hospital. Today she is cancer free.

Rose Was in a "Bad Way," But is Now an Advocate

With the help of Dr. James Gervasoni, a surgeon with Saint Peter's Hospital, she has battled the disease and become a spokesman for the organization Fight Colorectal Cancer. She and her husband, Eric, organize fundraisers in the South Amboy area.

Sydney "Very Grateful" for CyberKnife

After battling liver and colon cancer with debilitating chemotherapy treatment for more than a year, Sydney Gilliam's physician recommended Dr. Gopal Desai and the Cyberknife Program at Saint Peter's.  All it took was five treatments with no side effects to get the North Brunswick resident back on his feet again. With cancer now behind him, at 82 he enjoys regular one-hour walks.

William Wonders: Is CyberKnife "Cool?"

When William O'Donnell of South River was diagnosed with prostate cancer he chose CyberKnife® treatments at Saint Peter's University Hospital. This one-time radio personality is now cancer free and back to his every day routine thanks to Cyberknife at Saint Peter's.

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