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  • Zafar I.

    Zafar I.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    Zafar Iqbal recently underwent a complex abdominal surgery. The surgery resulted in post-operative complications including respiratory failure, pneumonia and infection. This series of events resulted in the need for a tracheostomy and ventilator support. Zafar was still in a very fragile condition. The medical team managing his care felt he needed an extended amount of time for recovery. They recommended a transfer to Vibra Hospital of Richmond for our specialized vent weaning program. ... Zafar Iqbal recently underwent a complex abdominal surgery. The surgery resulted in post-operative complications including respiratory failure, ... Read More
  • Joanne M.

    Joanne M.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    Walking across a local street, 65-year-old Joanne Mantis was struck by a car. The injuries from the accident left Joanne with a traumatic brain injury. Joanne also suffered multiple orthopedic injuries that included a right ankle fracture, left leg fracture and multiple rib fractures. Joanne underwent an emergent craniotomy (brain surgery) at VCU. During her time in the operating room she developed more vascular complications that resulted in an embolic stroke. Her post-surgical hospital ... Walking across a local street, 65-year-old Joanne Mantis was struck by a car. The injuries from the accident left Joanne with a traumatic brain ... Read More
  • Lawrence C.

    Lawrence C.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    Experiencing severe abdominal pain, 82-year-old Lawrence admitted to St. Francis Hospital. Diagnosed with an Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm, he required surgical repair. Unfortunately, he developed post-operative complications. These included acute respiratory distress and significantly low blood pressure. Lawrence spent an extended stay in the ICU. There, attempts to wean him from a ventilator were unsuccessful. His medical team recommended a tracheostomy and naso-gastro tube for nutritional ... Experiencing severe abdominal pain, 82-year-old Lawrence admitted to St. Francis Hospital. Diagnosed with an Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm, he required ... Read More
  • Jack A.

    Jack A.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    Jack, 38, suffered from a traumatic brain injury after being in a head-on collision hitting a tree. This catastrophic injury left Jack with multiple facial fractures, rib fractures, and a left hip dislocation. He was also left with internal bleeding and brain swelling. Jack was intubated at the scene, stabilized, and sent to Vidant Medical Center in North Carolina. Jack required a tracheostomy and remained dependent on a ventilator. His physicians recommended Vibra Hospital of Richmond's ... Jack, 38, suffered from a traumatic brain injury after being in a head-on collision hitting a tree. This catastrophic injury left Jack with multiple ... Read More
  • Martin S.

    Martin S.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    Martin Stover was admitted to Vibra Hospital of Richmond for long-term antibiotic therapy and wound care. Months prior to Martin's admission to Vibra, he had suffered a serious orthopedic injury that resulted in a fracture to his right ankle. Multiple procedures were performed and external hardware was placed to the fracture site. Martin, unfortunately, developed a severe infection that settled in his bones and took a toll on his overall health. The physicians at the time ordered 6 weeks ... Martin Stover was admitted to Vibra Hospital of Richmond for long-term antibiotic therapy and wound care. Months prior to Martin's admission to Vibra, ... Read More
  • Richard K.

    Richard K.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    53-year-old Richard Keller was transferred to Vibra Hospital of Richmond for continued medical care and rehabilitation. He suffered from a long history of complications related to Peripheral Vascular Disease. During recent months prior to Richard’s admission, the disease process had worsened significantly. This lead to a severe bone infection also known as Osteomyelitis, the infection progressed rapidly to Richard’s left leg and bone. After an aggressive course of receiving wound care ... 53-year-old Richard Keller was transferred to Vibra Hospital of Richmond for continued medical care and rehabilitation. He suffered from a long ... Read More
  • Tonya W.

    Tonya W.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    After a year-long hospitalization and recovery process Ms. Tonya Ward was able to express her innermost feelings “I don’t know what I would have done without them and I can’t forget about my Vibra family” On March 29, 2016, she returned home to her three children, family, and friends. Her struggle began when she presented to Southside Regional Medical Center with complaints of severe and re-occurring headaches, which brought her to the emergency room many times. Shortly after her ... After a year-long hospitalization and recovery process Ms. Tonya Ward was able to express her innermost feelings “I don’t know what I would have done ... Read More
  • Michael W.

    Michael W.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    “My family thought I wasn’t going to make it!” exclaimed 51-year old Michael, as he walked back into Vibra Hospital Richmond after completing rehabilitation. After being treated at MCV for acute pancreatitis, acute on chronic kidney failure and sepsis, Michael was admitted to Vibra with a less-than-hopeful prognosis for a full recovery. Many healthcare professionals did not think that he would be as functional as he is today. After many days of focused intensive care from the team at ... “My family thought I wasn’t going to make it!” exclaimed 51-year old Michael, as he walked back into Vibra Hospital Richmond after completing ... Read More
  • Mary B.

    Mary B.

    Vibra Hospital of Richmond

    After suffering from a spinal cord injury resulting in paraplegia in 2014, Mary Buckingham had a long road ahead of her. Mary had to battle many barriers to her recovery including a large wound and serious bone infection. Mary received excellent surgical care at Mary Washington Hospital and post surgical follow-up care at Vibra Hospital of Richmond. With the help of that specialized care and her large and supportive family, Mary is well on the road to recovery. Following a brief hospital ... After suffering from a spinal cord injury resulting in paraplegia in 2014, Mary Buckingham had a long road ahead of her. Mary had to battle many ... Read More
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