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International Patient Stories

The world of medicine recognizes Cleveland Clinic as one of the best in healthcare. It recognizes our ability to treat the most complex of cases—with success. And for combining state-of-the-art technology with the best medical practices to get the best results, as our local patients attest to. Because getting quality healthcare when you need it the most can change your life. Hear the inspiring stories of real patients who came to Cleveland Clinic for lifesaving care.
Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Routine Physical at Cleveland Clinic Florida Saves Patient's Life

Routine Physical at Cleveland Clinic Florida Saves Patient's Life

Oct 3, 2018

“Cleveland Clinic was wonderful. They were with me every step of the way. I think they found almost all of the nicest people in the whole world and put them in one place at Cleveland Clinic.”
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Family Travels 4,000 Miles from Peru for Child's Lifesaving Surgery

Family Travels 4,000 Miles from Peru for Child's Lifesaving Surgery

Oct 3, 2018

“We were part of one big family at Cleveland Clinic. They treated my baby with so much care and love. Marco was in such good hands with Dr. Najm — he was the one who saved his life. But, it was also because of all of the caregivers that our experience at Cleveland Clinic was wonderful.”
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Venezuelan Professor Returns To Teaching After Double Lung Transplant | Cleveland Clinic Patient Stories

Venezuelan Professor Returns To Teaching After Double Lung Transplant

May 22, 2017

“They are more than doctors, this is more than a hospital. Cleveland Clinic is a place that I can call home, family. Now, I feel I’m a Clevelander, and thanks to the transplant, my second birthday is here.”
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