at Morristown Medical Center
and Goryeb Children's Hospital
Donors met with Carol G. Simon Cancer Center physicians and learned about future plans for the center, September 19, 2017
They even taught him how to get out of a chair without using his arms. It was the icing on the cake.
Retired physician and past president of the medical staff, Felix Schletter, MD, returned to the hospital for open heart surgery. John Brown III, MD, the Grant V.S. Parr, MD, Chair in Cardiovascular Surgery, replaced his aortic valve and repaired his mitral valve.
If Dr. Schletter was nostalgic for the intimate place that was once his second home, he certainly appreciated the now nationally recognized care he received. For 11 days, the physician who once called the shots became a very complimentary patient.
“It was a lot of fun,” he says, deadpanning with a chuckle. “I went through the steps just like anyone else would.”
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