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Real Patients. Real Stories

Your health means everything. And for these patients, seeking quality healthcare at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital was a life-changing experience.  No matter how large or how small the issue, it’s time to take charge of your health again. At Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital we put your healthcare needs first.  Don't make your health wait.  Get the care you need now and learn more about our quality healthcare services from real patients, in the real stories below.   

Angela Walden, Weight Loss Surgery Patient

Worth the Weight

Young mother experiences big losses and even bigger gains after weight loss surgery

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Dropping Pounds and Gaining Health

Young mother sheds pounds, gains confidence and reclaims her health after weight loss surgery 

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How Screening Saved a Life

Colorectal cancer survivor celebrates being cancer free with a message about the importance of early screenings.

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The Power to Heal

Local patient finds healing at the Lake Cumberland Wound Care Center and Hyperbaric Medicine 

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Pulaski County Twins Celebrate 93rd Birthday with a COVID-19 Vaccine

Two Pulaski county natives, 93 year-old twins Roy Smith and Ruey Smith Crouch have born witness to nearly a century of this history.  The twins, who celebrated their birthday in February of this year by getting a COVID-19 vaccination at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, are emphatic that the last year...

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Not Too Young for Colon Cancer | Ashley's Story

Young colon cancer survivor spreads message of awareness. 

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Knowing By Heart | Rick's Story

Former Air Methods' Pilot thought he knew all the signs of a heart attack, until they hit close to home. 

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Jason Shanks robotic surgery patient

Back to the Future | Jason's Story

Lake Cumberland’s 3D robotic technology provides one Russell County patient a return to the life he loves.

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Young Stroke Survivor Shares Gratitude For Another Holiday Spent With Family | Danielle's Story

Having a stroke can be a terrifying emergency for anyone, but especially for a younger patient - to suddenly not be able to sit up on your own, talk normally, or move your body like you believe you should be able to is a shock. Fortunately for Danielle Hacker, she...

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Timing is Everything in Emergency Cardiac Care | Kevin's Story

Being a lifelong musician, Kevin Dalton, has long understood the concept of “timing is everything.” However, as relevant as it is in music, it never meant more to him in than it did when he experienced a heart attack and saw first-hand how local EMS and LCRH Stemi Alert teams...

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