Blog posts from July, 2015

Surgeon Dances With Former Transplant Patient at Her Wedding 10 Years After Life-Saving Surgery

By Gillian Mohney

On Christine Taber’s wedding day, the surgeon who helped give her a new lease on life 10 years ago was again tasked with saving the day by becoming an emergency wedding photographer.

“Our photographer for the reception bailed out last minute,” Taber told ABC News. “Between being a surgeon, saving my life and taking pictures. … He’s incredible.”

Ever since undergoing a liver transplant at 14, Taber said she knew she wanted to invite Dr. John Fung, director of the Cleveland Clinic Health System Transplantation Center, to her wedding.

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Passing of George Tietjen

Published on July 21, 2015

Friends, it is with sadness that I inform you that my father George Tietjen joined my mother Susan Tietjen in Heaven on the morning of July 17, 2015.

He went peacefully with family at his side at North Shore University Hospital.

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