Sky Ridge Medical Center
Meet Dr. Chandra Marshall, a Family Physician at Lone Tree Family Practice
Chandra Marshall was a kindergartner when her 19-year-old uncle was paralyzed in a car accident. “Tyler lived with my family, so I thought of him as my big brother,” says Chandra, who still remembers spending long days at the hospital and rehabilitation center as she waited for Tyler to return...
Meet Dr. Chris Linares, MD
Family Physician, Co-Owner of Lone Tree Family Practice
Ovarian cancer took her fertility and a kidney, but one remarkable surgery saved her leg and her life.
Cancer Survivor on a Mission to Color Out Cancer
When patients come to Infusion Services at Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, they are greeted by vibrant, uplifting sayings hand-colored by patient Marianne Dahl. A resident of Golden, Dahl was diagnosed with stage 3 endometrial cancer and clear cell carcinoma of the cervix last June....
Innovative Hip Surgery Stops Pain, Reducing Need for Hip Replacement
Sydney Potkanowicz started experiencing hip pain at the young age of 12. “It felt like my hip joints were slipping in their sockets. It was a constant painful, uncomfortable feeling,” she says. Sydney’s mom blamed growing pains, puberty and an active lifestyle for her daughter’s aches. By...
Advanced Stroke Treatment at Sky Ridge Proves Lifesaving for Aurora Resident
Julia Neumeier is proactive about taking care of her health. The 78-year-old Aurora resident tries to keep her high blood pressure in check by exercising, eating healthy and taking prescribed medications. Despite these efforts, she’s had three strokes in the last five years. The most recent one,...
Surviving Sepsis: One Man’s Fight to Reclaim His Life After A Deadly Infection
After returning from a European vacation, Mike McKibben initially blamed jetlag for his muscle aches, extreme fatigue and other flu-like symptoms. The 61-year-old Lone Tree resident and his wife, Sue, had a great time in Austria, Switzerland and Germany and even took a cruise on the Rhine River to...
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Sky Ridge A Faster Road to Pain-Free Living
Salida resident Scott Collins spent 15 years jostling around as a crane operator. Although he now spends his time behind a desk, those earlier years wreaked havoc on Collins’ back. “Chronic back pain kept me awake most nights,” says Collins. “Sometimes, my legs would go numb.”
Complex Brain Surgery at Sky Ridge Saves Life of Centennial Resident
Centennial resident Tomas Martinez went to bed on March 11 with the worst headache he’d ever had in his 36 years. When he woke the next morning, his thoughts were jumbled. “I told him to let his boss know he couldn’t work, and he didn’t recognize her name,” recalls Tomas’ wife, Tatiana....
Patient becomes first at Sky Ridge to undergo PFO-closure procedure
After their patient was stabilized and recovering from a stroke, doctors at Sky Ridge Medical Center delved deeper, seeking to answer the question: Why?