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A Grateful Albany Med Patient Meets Her Life-Saving Doctor

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Dr. Britton shares a moment with Katherine Aker (c.) and her mom, Maria moments after the Aker's met their life-saving doctor for the first time.

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Do you have an Albany Med story you’d like to share with us?
We’d like to hear it!

At Albany Med, we are known for our expertise, but chosen for our care. Those words are not just our motto; they’re words that guide us every day.

We frequently hear from people who want to share with us about someone who went above any beyond - perhaps it was one of our world-class doctors, or a member of our nursing staff. Maybe it was a cashier in our gift shop who provided you with exemplary customer service or a staff member who helped you find your way.

 If you have a story to share with us, please send us an e-mail by clicking HERE.  

You can also reach us by sending your story to:
Share Your Stories
Albany Medical Center Foundation
43 New Scotland Avenue, MC 119
Albany, NY 12208-3478

We look forward to hearing from you. Here a a few thoughts from some of Albany Med's grateful patients.

"Enclosed please find a donation for the NICU - Thank you for the compassion you showed to our whole family, and the tender care you gave our granddaughter."
     --W.G., Hudson NY

"On behalf of my daughters and myself, I am enclosing a donation as an expression of our appreciation for the care and support you so graciously provided during my wife's illness.  We are deeply grateful for all you did for us and hope we can help in your efforts to provide continuing outstanding service to the community."
     --D.H., Albany NY

"I cannot tell you how grateful I am for the superior care I received in the ICU after my open-heart surgery - Without the combined efforts of all involved during my stay, I believe that I might not be writing this letter."
     --T.B., Ballston Spa, NY

"You made an incredible difference in my life and you will be in my memory forever - you took me out of pain and allowed me to make it through some of the most difficult hours of my life."  
       --D.S.., Loudonville NY

"On behalf of my family, and on behalf of the community of Indian Christians in the capital district area, I would like to express our appreciation for the accommodations, assistance and consideration afforded by Albany Medical Center - Your staff did more than we would have asked or could have expected to help us through this time, and to accommodate the traditions of our people."
     --B.T., Schenectady NY

"Your staff was the best.  I have been in every hospital over the years and this was the best care ever.  Everyone says hospital food is lousy, but hats off to your kitchen - my meals were great."
     --E.J., Clifton Park NY

"Your staff was superb through our son's five month ordeal.  We are grateful to them all.  We were overwhelmed by their caring and compassion."
     --P.M., Ballston Spa NY

"Thank you for taking such good care of me during my recent heart attack.  Your professionalism and caring are outstanding.  Each one of you have your own special ways of making a patient feel as comfortable as possible.  It was a difficult time for me and my wife.  You all went out of your way to make this time easier for us.  You are all very, very special and we will never forget you."
     --C.C., Troy NY

"I thank God and the personnel at Albany Medical Center for giving my father yet another chapter to his life."
     --L.L., Albany NY

"Thank you to all the staff who were so caring after my transplant.  Bless you all for the work you do."
     --M.P., Albany NY

"Our daughter was in a car accident in December 2006.  She was brought to Albany Medical Center and received superb care in your emergency room.  We were pleased, comforted and very grateful."
     --K.K., Schenectady NY

"Thank you so much for the kindness and compassion of the nurses and doctors.  My surgery was so much easier with a terrific team!!!"
     --C.D., Voorheesville NY

"I would just like to express my gratitude to you and your staff for the professional and loving care that was given to my mother, and the help given to our family - The dedication and compassion was evident from day one.  I am grateful to you all for allowing me to spend the extra moments I had with her."
     --P.D., Albany NY