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The Beauty of Collaboration, Dave Clayton
Apr, 2019
Physicians: Edmund Paloyan, MD 

I seek out medical staff that allow me to run. Dr. Paloyan understands my desire to keep going.

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A Dream Come True, Linda Dolezan
Aug, 2018
Physicians: Sapna Patel, MDKatie Trumbley, PARafeek Woods, MD

There’s been a lot of tears but everyone at Lakeland has been so compassionate and caring.

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A No Brainer, Pat Howland
Jun, 2018
Physicians: Benjamin Gielda, MDDennis Rasbach, MD

As far as I was concerned [IORT] was a no brainer for me.

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Didn’t Miss a Beat , Judi Greene
May, 2018
Physicians: Benjamin Gielda, MD; Dennis Rasbach, MD

If it’s possible for cancer to be a positive experience, this was it.

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Catching Cancer Early, Kellie Tyler
Sep, 2017
Physicians: Elizabeth Jeffers, MDBenjamin Gielda, MDSapna Patel, MD

I trusted my care team and knew that Dr. Patel had my best interests in mind.

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Under a Watchful Eye, Larry Easton
May, 2017
Physicians: Stanley Pletcher, MDEdmund Paloyan, MDBenjamin Gielda, MD

They didn’t waste any time beginning treatment which I was thankful for.

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The Dream Team , Jackie Johnson
Apr, 2017
Physicians: Jonathan Osburn, MDSapna Patel, MDRoy Winslow, MD

I really am convinced I had the dream team.

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Likely Symptoms Lead to an Unlikely Diagnosis for Young Realtor , Josh Frazee
Apr, 2017
Physicians: Sapna Patel, MD; Dennis Rasbach, MD

Instead of just having one doctor working on my case, I had multiple brilliant minds working together.

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When in Doubt, Get it Checked Out , Luka Dziubyna
Apr, 2017
Physicians: Jill Gorsuch, DO

I encourage everyone to seek out a trusted medical care team like the one I had at Stonegate Plastic Surgery.

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Erasing Cancer, Patty Grau
Mar, 2017
Physicians: Roy Winslow, MD; Edmund Paloyan, MD; Benjamin Gielda, MD

I experienced very minimal side effects – it didn’t really even feel like I had surgery.

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