Aspiring Doctor Becomes Resilient Patient: Matt’s Journey with Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Meet Matt Mizzoni, a second-year pediatric resident whose life took an unexpected turn when he was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS). Matt came to Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw where he spent four weeks in the Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation program working to stabilize his impairment and regain his mobility.

As he continues on his recovery journey, Matt shares how GBS and his experience as a patient will uniquely and positively inform his practice as a physician. Learn more about the symptoms, treatments, and recovery process of GBS, and see firsthand the vital role that physical medicine and rehabilitation played in Matt’s recovery.