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  • Abigail Stephan

    The day before Thanksgiving, Abby Stephan checked into UNC Hospital to have her pineal cyst fenestrated by Dr. Quinsey. In the months prior, she was experiencing headaches and numbness. She spoke to many different doctors before deciding that UNC was where she wished to have her procedure. She was able to tell just by speaking … Continued

  • Linda Hewitt

    Linda Hewitt for years thought she had a simple ear issue until CT and MRI scans made it clear that without skull-base surgery she risked a painful and life-threatening disease. Linda Hewitt was recovering from a bad cold in December 2011 when she realized she had a fuzzy feeling in the right side of her … Continued

  • Megan Phillips

    Megan Phillips shares her life-changing story of treatment and recovery from acute promyelocytic leukemia and a hemorrhagic stroke.

  • Lee McLean

    Lee McLean suffered from back and leg pain for over 20 years before a spinal fusion surgery helped her regain an active life. Lee McLean’s back and leg pain started over 20 years ago. Through the years, she sought out medical care that included steroid injections, laminectomy surgery, physical therapy and even a less traditional … Continued