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Patient Stories

Arlie Pemberton

For months, 79-year-old Arlie Pemberton just lived with the pain of arthritis in his left knee. Having undergone a total knee replacement surgery eight years before for the right knee, he was in no hurry to repeat the procedure. Pemberton's daughter, Jennifer Schneader encouraged him to visit LRHC orthopedic specialist, Clinton Pickett, DO. » Read more

Beth McCrary

It was a Friday afternoon in June when Beth’s 17-year-old son, DeHaven, came home from football practice, his leg slightly swollen with some redness. Beth assumed he had gotten an extra hard hit during practice. By Sunday, however, the redness had spread and DeHaven was running a temperature. His father Jim took him to Lafayette Regional’s Emergency Room, where the attending provider diagnosed an infection and prescribed an antibiotic with instructions to follow up at the Lexington Medical Clinic a few days later. » Read more

Peggy Hayson

It was July 2008 and Peggy Hayson’s cancer story started as it does for many women—after a shower, when they notice something that doesn’t look quite right. In Peggy's instance her mammogram was five years overdue so she made an appointment at Lafayette Regional Health Center. » Read more