Watch the stories of patients who came to UCHealth, and are glad they did.

 

Northern Colorado

From Multiple Trauma to Major Recovery – Devyn’s Story

Multiple trauma patient, Devyn Brinkerhoff, was airlifted to University of Colorado Hospital after being in a horrific car accident in Gillette, Wyoming. The severity of her injuries were some of the worst that the UCH doctors, trauma surgeons, and staff had ever seen. After an aggressive stabilization and multiple surgeries, Devyn woke up and began the long road to recovery with the help of doctors, medical staff, rehab specialists, and the unconditional support from her family. This is a story which, instead of ending in tragedy, became a tale of courage, love, and hope.

Metro Denver

The Center for Lungs and Breathing

University of Colorado Hospital patient, Lindsay Lucero, was diagnosed at 16 with Pulmonary Hypertension and wasn’t supposed to live past 22. But thanks to the treatment she has been receiving at UCH’s Center for Lungs and Breathing, she is now 28 years old and happier and healthier than ever. Check out her incredible story here.

Southern Colorado

Fight Like a Girl

Although 10-year-old Cheyenne is battling cancer, it hasn’t stopped her from smiling, dancing and inspiring others. Your mood improves when Cheyenne comes around, and she continues to lift the spirits of the staff at Memorial Hospital, where she is being treated, and the large community of supporters who follow her remarkable story. Fight like a girl!