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Teri Cook: Hemifacial Spasm
When Teri Cook, an Australian native began having symptoms of hemifacial spasm, she found the most experienced surgeons for this condition at UPMC.
Faced with career-ending concussions, professional baseball player David Ross turned to the experts at UPMC’s Sports Medicine Concussion Program.
When 4-year-old Amirah from Puerto Rico needed a heart transplant her parents sought the best care, which led them to UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
The prognosis for David’s peritoneal cancer was not good, until he met a team of experts at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center.