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

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

Eric Dencker found his confidence thanks to Dr Michael Sofronski and bariatric weight loss surgery.

Eric Dencker: I Want to Start a Family, But My Weight Was a Concern

When Eric and Kelly Dencker of Rehoboth Beach started to talk about having a child, the elephant in the room was Eric’s...Read more

Ron Drosdzal

Ron Drosdzal: I'm the Luckiest Person Alive.

Ron Drosdzal tells people he’s the luckiest person alive. And he means it. After suffering multiple strokes, Ron says the...Read more

Cynthia Gooch Copley

Cynthia Gooch Copley: Beebe's Care Team Lifted Me Up

Cynthia Gooch Copley grew up in downtown Lewes. Her grandfather, Ernest Gooch, was the first ambulance driver at Beebe. When...Read more

Sidney Bell: When I Think of Beebe, I Think of the Smiles

Sidney Bell: When I Think of Beebe, I Think of the Smiles

A day spent outdoors, with the breeze and sun shining on his face, that’s the best day for Sidney Bell of Ellendale. Bell, a...Read more