Elbow Repaired

Took Sherry into the Kirby Surgical Center at 5:45 a.m., and they wheeled her into surgery at 7:15. At 8:15, Dr. Gabel came to give me an update. They decided to go with a plate rather than with the wire as they had originally intended. I saw the xray which clearly...

The Primary Care Physician

Today we took Sherry to see Dr. Garb, her primary care physician, to get a clearance (required by Methodist Hospital) for her to undergo surgery. Tomorrow we take her over to the Kirby surgical center to have her elbow repaired.How’s she doing? She’s very...

The Second Face Doctor

We took Sherry’s new CT scan films to Dr. Eugene Alford, and he walked us through the procedure he and Dr. Soparkar plan to do on November 4. Dr. Alford will use titanium plates to hold her various fractures together. He had the same surgery done himself by Dr....

The Orthopedic

Thanks to PCAC member and fellow Palmer Parishioner, Tana Key, we were able to get Sherry in to see Dr. Gerard Gabel first thing today.He proposed using wire to repair her broken elbow; in the course of his examination, he noticed extreme tenderness in her shoulder,...

More Imaging

Dr. Soparkar ordered more CT scans; we went to the Hermann Memorial Imaging Center on Richmond and had another round of scans done. We delivered one set of films to Dr. Soparkar’s office. He called to say he’d reviewed the films and was set to do the...

First Round of Specialists

We took Sherry in to see Dr. Key at Methodist, and he gave her a clean bill of health on the condition of her eye; but noted that she needed extra help with the multiple fractures of her orbit and face. He got us in to see Dr. Charles Soparkar within an hour.Dr....

To the Rescue

To the Rescue At 9:00 A.M. Saturday morning, our first incoming phone call was from Dr. Jim Key, ophthalmologist, who also happens to attend our church. Jim had been on call Friday night, and saw Saturday morning that the emergency room had attempted to contact him...

Bike Accident

At around 8:30 pm on Friday, October 21, 2011, Sherry lost control of her bicycle and flipped over the handle bars. I was with her, and rushed to her side immediately. She was unconscious, lying on her back, and a pool of blood formed under her head.She regained...