Couple Married at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Heading Home

Northwestern Medicine
News April 11, 2014
Lewis Stepp and Monica Kaufman Stepp, who wed April 3 in the Northwestern Memorial Hospital chapel, are heading home to start their married life together. Stepp was discharged Friday.

"I've got probably three weeks at home recuperating before I get back to work," Lewis Stepp said. "Then we will try to have a little mini-honeymoon. Thank you to everyone at Northwestern for all that you have done.”

While vacationing in Mexico in March, Stepp experienced a blocked artery that caused him to lose feeling to his lower extremities. The April 4 surgery, performed by Andrew Hoel, MD, a vascular surgeon with Northwestern’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, bypassed the damaged artery to restore blood flow to Stepp’s legs. 

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