Saint Luke's Stories

Saint Luke's Profile: Dr. Christine Boutwell
Dr. Christine Boutwell’s dedication to improving lives through neurology is deeply personal.
Leawood Veterinarian Becomes Saint Luke’s 900th Heart Transplant Recipient
Nobody, not even Stephen himself, would have guessed he was living with a condition that was slowly destroying his heart.
Help for HELLP
When a life-threatening complication threatened to separate mother and baby, the skilled maternity team at Hedrick Medical Center jumped into action.
Lucky Breaks
Caring for the patient at Saint Luke’s Hospital extended to saving the life of a spouse during a Louisiana couple’s fateful trip to Kansas City
From the ICU to 10,000 Steps a Day
Saint Luke’s helped Luis Cordoba reclaim his life after diabetes diagnosis
Not Even a Pandemic Could Stop God’s Calling for Brad and Shawn’s Forever Family
After multiple homes, being separated for close to two years, and brought back together, little did they know what was in store.
Church Member Receives Kidney Transplant from His Pastor
Jeremy noticed he was unexplainably gaining weight and his skin was changing color. One morning, he woke up blind.
Mother Diagnosed with Pregnancy Disorder with Life-Long Risks
Laura Misner had no previous history of high blood pressure and was surprised when it started to elevate towards the end of her first pregnancy.
Donor of Saint Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute Becomes Patient Himself
Tony Torchia, an 84-year-old grandfather in Overland Park, has been a loyal Saint Luke’s patient for many years. He never expected to be a patient at the Institute he donated to years prior.