Dr. Richard Fessler

Kirk Upgraded To Good ConditionMore than two weeks after suffering a stroke and undergoing brain surgery, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) has been upgraded to good condition and doctors said he will soon begin rehabilitation.
Kirk Continuing To Make Progress After StrokeDoctors said U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk was continuing to make progress after suffering a stroke more than a week ago and undergoing at least two surgeries to relieve swelling on his brain.
Kirk 'Alert And Responsive' After Latest Stroke OperationU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is described as alert and responsive after another operation to relieve swelling in his brain, after he suffered a stroke last weekend.
Kirk 'Doing Better Than Expected' After StrokeU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's neurosurgeon said Tuesday that Kirk is doing better than expected after his weekend stroke.
Northwestern Memorial Gives Second Recipient Stem Cell TransplantA second person became the recipient of a human embryonic stem cell transplant for those who suffer spinal cord injuries.