Patient Stories

You want to be sure that your health care team provides the highest level of care possible and that they genuinely care about you and your family. Our goal at Hennepin Healthcare is to provide patients with a truly exceptional experience every time, without exception. Below are stories from Hennepin Healthcare patients, sharing their interactions with our medical providers and staff across our hospital and clinics. We hope this gives you a sense of what you can expect when you receive your health care from us.

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E. Bernardson

E. Bernardson

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Lab

I was a young nurse in 1978 working on 41A, the dialysis intensive care unit. It was a challenging, exciting time here at HCMC in renal disease treatment.

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Hennepin Healthcare - Lincoln H.

Lincoln H.

  • Occupational Therapy

I brought him in specifically to work on his writing, but Sarah did so much more with him. After her initial assessment, we talked about his ability to scale problems, process his frustrations, and even coordination. All things I hadn't realized were challenging for him.

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John G.

John G.

  • Cardiology

He had no apparent risk factors for a heart attack, but on May 22, 2021, that’s exactly what he experienced.

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J. Martin

J. Martin

  • Cardiology
  • ENT

When Jerry Martin got on his bike for his usual morning ride from Victoria to Shorewood this past June, it seemed like another routine trip.

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Hennepin Healthcare - Carla D.

Carla D.

  • Eye Care

Welcomed with a smile

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Abigail J.

Abigail J.

  • Birth Center
  • Pediatrics

I want to share my heartfelt thanks to Claudia Beck, a doula with Hennepin Healthcare for guiding me through the birth of my son on May 1.

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L. Kallman

L. Kallman

  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry

I’ve always been a runner. It’s the only activity that really makes me feel like I’ve had a good workout. But after a long run around the lake, I started to get a pain in the arch of my left foot.

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Hennepin Healthcare - L. Larson

L. Larson

  • Physical Therapy

I just wanted to share my appreciation for Angela Reed.

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Dan B.

Dan B.

  • ENT

I have seen both Meghan and Katie in the ENT Clinic for an ear problem and they have not only been able to help me…

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Two paramedics save the day

Two paramedics save the day

  • Stroke

Sharing my story of an event that happened on April 5 at around 8:30pm in Minneapolis.

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