Broward Health Patient Stories

Broward Health Patient Stories

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Rosemarie Valderrosa
After years of having routine mammogram screenings, Rosemarie Valderrosa, 61, missed her annual exam in 2016.

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Curtis Miller and Mehmet Hepgur, M.D.

As a pastor, Curtis Miller is comfortable talking to the masses. These days he has a new message taken from the book of life based on the care he received at Broward Health North's Cancer Center.



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Pastor John Farley and Sheryl Delgado
Pastor John Farley of Lighthouse Bible Church was experiencing pain in his ribs and back. In March of this year, with the debilitating pain worsening, his daily tasks became challenging.

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Antoinette Mowatt

Antoinette Mowatt, 52, loves playing with her grandchildren and going to the gym. For the longest time she found doing those things difficult due to painful menstrual cramps.



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Jillian Wirzman
Jillian Wirzman, 51, was enjoying a typical day in late March when things quickly changed. Jillian, the Chief Nursing Officer for Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center, was at work preparing for a meeting. As she walked down the hall, she became extremely dizzy and then began to experience weakness on the right side of her body, as well as confusion.

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William Antczak

For more than a year, William Antczak lived with discomfort in his left hip. William, who loves to be active, was not able to do any of his regular activities such as biking and swimming.



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Jose Luis Jimenez
For most of his life, Jose Luis Jimenez has had difficulty maintaining a healthy weight. His weight affected his health and how he was able to enjoy life. Jose eventually developed diabetes and hypertension, and even gave up many beloved activities. His friends and family urged him to consider bariatric surgery.

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Mike McDonough
For Mike McDonough, Broward Health’s Urgent Care Centers have been a safe and convenient choice for when he and his family needed medical attention.

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John Brugos
On May 11, Broward Health Medical Center welcomed its first patient undergoing joint replacement surgery following the state’s easing COVID-19 restrictions on elective procedures. For John Brugos, 66, this was the first step to being healthy.


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Norman Jacobs
Norman Jacobs, 68, was home relaxing one weekend when he started experiencing a headache so intense that it prompted him to seek medical help. “I had a headache for two days and I thought it was a migraine,” Jacobs said. 

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