• Roger Mims

    In 2008, at the age of 36, Roger was rushed to the hospital, and he later awoke in the critical care unit, connected to a machine with his mother Linda praying at his side.

    She explained he was suffering from end-stage renal disease due to hypertension. His kidneys had failed. Doctors say a kidney transplant is necessary.

    Family is important to Roger; he...

  • Happy new birthday to you! We're thrilled for the NFT patients who received transplants last month!

  • Aleah Sanders

    Aleah has been ill since birth, and she was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease in 2012 at age 4. Now, doctors say a liver transplant is essential to her survival.

    This has certainly been a difficult time for Aleah’s family, as her parents can’t help but worry about her health, and it’s hard for her siblings to understand why she...

  • Congratulations to our patients who received lifesaving transplants last month! Happy new birthday to all of you!

  • Joy Williams

    Joy Love Williams is fighting for her life.

    Until November of 2011, she was in good shape and healthy in her working environment. However, she then began feeling ill, frequently experiencing pneumonia and respiratory infections and making many visits to the hospital; she was diagnosed with interstitial lung disease (sarcoidosis)...

  • Congratulations to the patients who received transplants in December, January and February! We wish you all the speediest of recoveries.

    December

  • NFT Patient of the Month 2014-03-10 11:19

    In 2012, Jim was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and in his case, there is no known cause of the condition.

    Doctors say a double-lung transplant is essential to his survival.

    During this difficult time, Jim is grateful for his wife, Amy Jo, who is by his side every step of the way, as well as their family and friends. He looks forward to the transplant that will allow him to once again have...

  • Larry was transplanted on Thanksgiving Day.

    While we are all grateful for this gift, we would like everyone to know that throughout our journey we have always prayed for families of donors everywhere. The fact of this type of transplant is that someone dies, and someone lives. We have had family talks and provided information to friends and shared our feelings on organ donation with others. Little did we know that...

  • Great news for our patients who received lifesaving transplants last month!

  • Donice Pinegar

    In 1999, Donice accidentally inhaled pool chemicals and lost 40 percent of her lung function within five minutes.

    After the accident, she learned she was suffering from alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a genetic disorder that can severely damage the lungs and the liver. Over the years, her lungs have worsened, and now doctors say a lung transplant is essential to her survival.

    Before she became ill, she...