Every patient has a story to tell...
A cancer diagnosis of any type is frightening at all stages of life, but it is important to remember that you are not alone. And as treatment begins, we have found that although advanced technology is important, compassionate and personal care in a convenient location makes all the difference.
..here are a few of ours.
Countless patients who have come through our doors at Ravenel Oncology Center will agree that this commitment to personalized care close to home is what makes us unique. Every patient who has received treatment has an individual story, but all share a common theme--our caring staff sets us apart from any other hospital.
On this page you will find several stories patients have shared about the care they have received. We hope you will be encouraged by the comfort and the healing that patients have found right here in Martinsville.
There is nothing convenient about being diagnosed with a bone marrow condition at 80 years of age, but Hilbert Campbell is convinced that the friendly, supportive care he experienced here at home is what got him on the road to better health.
After years of responding to emergencies as a police officer, Mike Rogers experienced his own emergency in the form of a heart attack. Luckily, Sovah Health - Martinsville and Dr. Deepak Banerjee had the experience and technology to clear blockages in Mike's arteries.
Being diagnosed with breast cancer was frightening for Angela Ziglar, but she found compassionate care from physicians and nurses at Ravenel Oncology Center who truly treated her like family.
Jerry thought he was going for a quick appointment with his family doctor. He ended up in the cath lab with a 99% blockage in one of his arteries. The cath lab at Sovah Health - Martinsville got him back to his life.
Although multiple myeloma patient John Morgan was skeptical about what a community hospital could offer him, he soon found that his experience close to home has rivaled many larger, reputable hospitals.
After learning she needed to have a procedure to clear blockages in her arteries, Ann Martin chose Dr. Deepak Banerjee and Sovah Health - Martinsville for the procedure. She not only found the care she needed, but also a team who kept her informed the whole way.
Ravenel Oncology Center came highly recommended for Judy Matthews' cancer care, and she was pleased to discover that they went above and beyond what she had hoped for in her treatment.
After nine years going to another hospital and being told there was nothing they could do for her heart problems, Dolores Parlier went to Sovah Health - Martinsville where Dr. Banerjee and Dr. Khan who helped her back to the health she'd waited so long for. As she put it, "There's no need to drive and waste time when you've got the best right here in Martinsville."