Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

Read some of our patients’ stories of their experience with our team.

  • Thomas B.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Thomas Bell was living a normal life, working his well drilling business and was very active in his church. He was a very independent individual. Then, in June of 2018, he suffered a major stroke and also went into respiratory failure. In the blink of an eye he went from total independence to total dependence. On July 15th, he came to Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley. Initially, besides being on a ventilator, he was unable to sit, stand, walk or talk. That’s when Vibra’s team took over ... Thomas Bell was living a normal life, working his well drilling business and was very active in his church. He was a very independent individual. ...
  • Tammi C.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Tammi’s journey began in late 2017 with multiple hospitalizations due to bleeding from her stomach. That led to surgery to control the bleeding. Multiple surgeries ensued with complications. She came to Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley with many needs, including: Ventilator management Extensive wound care Surgical wound Decubitus on her tailbone Chest tube management, and Anticoagulation & antibiotic therapy Our Respiratory, Nursing, Rehabilitation Therapy and Wound Care teams worked ... Tammi’s journey began in late 2017 with multiple hospitalizations due to bleeding from her stomach. That led to surgery to control the bleeding. ...
  • Kathleen P.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Kathleen arrived at a local emergency room coughing up large amounts of blood and experiencing shortness of breath. Unfortunately, her condition deteriorated and she required intubation. She was also dependent on mechanical ventilation to breathe. Kathleen's care team was unable to wean her from the ventilator. They determined Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley would be the best option for her continued care. Kathleen admitted to Vibra with a diagnosis of respiratory failure, renal ... Kathleen arrived at a local emergency room coughing up large amounts of blood and experiencing shortness of breath. Unfortunately, her condition ...
  • Terri S.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Terri Sims was living an independent life at home with her nephew. Unexpectedly, she developed necrotizing fasciitis in her lower extremities and became severely debilitated. When she arrived at Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley she was unable to move in bed. She was even unable to attempt to sit at the edge of the bed. Terri began weeks of intensive treatment with our wound care specialists, nurses and rehab staff. As a result of this treatment, her wounds began to close. Terri gradually ... Terri Sims was living an independent life at home with her nephew. Unexpectedly, she developed necrotizing fasciitis in her lower extremities and ...
  • Eduardo E.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    On 3/10/2016 Mr. Esteras, a 49 year old male, presented to emergency department as a trauma from a motor vehicle accident, unrestrained driver versus pole. He arrived with a low blood pressure, low oxygen levels and was unresponsive. His injuries included: Multiple rib fractures of both sides that required surgery to stabilize Fractured breast bone (sternum) Fractured skull with brain concussion Collapsed lung with internal bleeding requiring, two chest tubes to re-expand the lung and ... On 3/10/2016 Mr. Esteras, a 49 year old male, presented to emergency department as a trauma from a motor vehicle accident, unrestrained driver versus ...
  • Rose W.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    Mrs. Watson was living a normal life prior to falling ill. She was very active at home and in the community, a very independent woman. However in March of 2017 she fell ill, and as a result of respiratory failure found her- self-requiring ventilator support just to breathe. On 4/11/2017 she was admitted to Vibra of Mahoning Valley. There the medical staff would get busy attempting to return her to her independent life style. The respiratory team would soon get her off of the ventilator. ... Mrs. Watson was living a normal life prior to falling ill. She was very active at home and in the community, a very independent woman. However in ...
  • Helen H.

    Vibra Hospital of Mahoning Valley

    In September of 2013 Mrs. Holmes suffered a heart attack while at home. In the hospital she underwent a CABG, and following this surgery, she went into respiratory failure. On October 4th she arrived at Vibra still having difficulty breathing and requiring maximal assistance from therapies and nursing. She began rehab upon arrival and everyday she began to get a little better. With the help of respiratory and speech therapy she was able to breathe without assistance. She was eventually up ... In September of 2013 Mrs. Holmes suffered a heart attack while at home. In the hospital she underwent a CABG, and following this surgery, she went ...
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