Genesis Heart Patients Share Their Stories
Every day at Genesis, lives are saved through the quick and skilled reaction of the Genesis heart team. With accreditations for chest pain, Genesis is well equipped and prepared to stop a heart attack in its tracks and help people recover when a heart problem arises.
Genesis is also the first hospital in the nation to earn accreditation for atrial fibrillation, another common heart problem.
Read about local residents, like Penny Higgins, Shelba Kane, Daniel Wilson and JoAnn Grubb, and how the Genesis heart team intervened to improve their quality of life and potentially save their lives.
Life-Saving Surgery Saves Man With Blocked Arteries
Richard King was having dizziness and slurred speech due to lack of blood flow to his brain. Lane Lee, D.O., vascular surgeon, performed surgery right away to clear Richard’s artery and get him back on the track.
Replacing Heart Valves for 89-Year Old Golfer Using TAVR
Bob Martin was feeling rundown. He received a diagnosis of aortic stenosis, a serious heart valve disease. Bob had transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), with only an overnight stay in Genesis Hospital. He is so excited about the minimally invasive heart procedure that he’s recommending it to his family and friends.