Stories

This page features stories about Beebe Healthcare, Beebe Medical Foundation, our communities, and our patients.

Rainer Schulz: My Pilgrimage Was Just the Beginning

Rainer Schulz: My Pilgrimage Was Just the Beginning

Bariatric Surgery at Beebe Allowed Rehoboth Man to Improve His Life Rainer Schulz of Rehoboth Beach walked 560 miles in six-...Read more

John Bezak celebrates the excellent oncological care he continues to receive from Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center Medical Oncologist Dr. Srujitha Murukutla, left, and Nurse Debbie Crowell.

Beebe’s medical care providers excel over big-city options

John Bezak and his wife Sharon lived in New Jersey most of their lives. They have two children and seven grandchildren, and...Read more

Laura Parsons celebrates the excellent care she received during the births of her three healthy sons at Beebe Healthcare. Shown are in back (l-r) Dr. Holly McKiel, Jenn Rice, Anna Merrick, Nurse Manager Lisa Klein, Crystal Reynolds, Nancy Hastings, Vicky

Gift of gratitude will support future Beebe Babies (and moms)

It is common to hear about Beebe Babies in Sussex County. Laura Parsons, originally from Lancaster and then Philadelphia,...Read more

Jackie Finer celebrates the excellent and personalized service she received from her Beebe Home Health Care team. Surrounding her are (l-r) Katie Tidwell, Allan Ragpa, Sally Dziak and Paula Linder.

Jackie Finer of Lewes finds there’s no place like home for excellent care

On Christmas Day, Jackie Finer fell in her kitchen and was seriously hurt. Weeks after the incident, when she was feeling...Read more

Nan Strange celebrates her excellent care with the Tunnell Cancer Center Team. Shown are (l-r) Debbie Crowell, RN; Nancy Burd, RN; Nan Strange; Gina Knapp, CCA; Leks Howard, RN; and Kathy Cook, MSN, RN.

Grateful patient becomes a Beebe team cheerleader

Several weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Nan Strange at her husband Michael’s Celebration of Excellent Care. Nan...Read more

Trivia adversaries - Dr Kuretu and Mark Gaugler - turned into doctor and patient when blockages were discovered in Mark's heart.

Mark Gaugler: Heart Surgery Done by A Friend

Mark Gaugler knew he had a family history of heart issues. He was regularly seeing a cardiologist and monitoring his heart...Read more

Henrietta Belcher Stack of Millsboro was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Henri's Story: Diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer without Ovaries

Sitting in her living room near Millsboro, Henrietta Belcher Stack – Henri as her friends call her – thinks back to the time...Read more

John Taylor is grateful for the care he received from Chris Henion, RN, at Beebe.

When You Receive Great Care, You Tell Someone

Every day, the Beebe Medical Foundation receives emails and letters from grateful patients and families who are reaching out...Read more

Dr. Adeline Nukuna, left, receives a Celebrate Excellent Care plaque from Kristan Trugman in front of Beebe Women’s Healthcare – Plantations, Lewes.

A Good Doctor & A Good Friend

A few common answers stand out when patients are asked to describe the ideal female doctor: • She listens • She's empathetic...Read more

Joseph Polinski and Dr. Michael Sofronski

A Transformational Experience: A Surgery, A Recovery, and a Lifestyle Change

Last June, Joe Polinski was taken to Beebe Healthcare in Lewes by ambulance. The EMTs thought Joe might be experiencing...Read more

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