Patient Stories

At the Louis & Peaches Owen Heart Hospital, our team of experts is unmatched in East Texas. Our doctors are recognized as preeminent in their fields. But all the accolades in the world don't mean as much to us as the praise of our patients. Here are their stories, in their own words.

My Life, My Health, My Journey

Billy Cooper

Billy Cooper loves CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals & CHRISTUS Trinity Clinics.

Bobby Taylor

Bobby Taylor was a Trinity Mother Frances patient of Dr. Turner. He was diagnosed coronary artery disease.

Bud Frye

In 2005, Bud Frye suffered a heart attack. He was sent to Trinity Mother Frances for his care. Cardiologist Frank Navetta, MD, FACC, performed an Angioplasty Stent.

Clifton Mire Jr

Clifton Mire, Jr. is a SASS competitive shooter. In March of 2010, he began to have severe pain in his chest and shoulder area, preventing him from participating in his shooting matches.

Jake Billingsley Quintuple Bypass Surgery

Jake Billingsley suffered a heart attack while hiking at Tyler State Park. Trinity Clinic cardiothoracic surgeon James Caccitolo, MD performed his quintuple bypass heart procedure at Mother Frances Hospital.

Lynette Shelton

Lynette Shelton underwent minimally invasive mitral valve replacement surgery at the Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital at Trinity Mother Frances.

Michael Wilson Heart Attack

Michael Wilson suffered a heart attack in 2004. He had two stents and five bypasses. Since his heart attack he follows up on his heart care with annual nuclear stress tests at Trinity Mother Frances Winnsboro. Michael loves that he can receive the heart care he needs close to home.

Awareness, Advancement, and Action

Environmental, societal, and individual factors influence children’s health and development. For this reason, advocacy is an important part of our mission.

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