On National Wear Red Day, Dr. Joanna Chikwe Answers Your Questions!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Medical Expert: Joanna Chikwe, MD, Chair of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Published: February 5, 2021

Woo-Whoo!  Today is “National Wear Red Day” in support of the Go Red for Women initiative to raise awareness to heart disease for women.  Did you know that heart disease is responsible for taking the lives of 1 in 3 women every year.

To educate our community about heart health and heart valve surgery – from a woman’s perspective – 7 patients in our community just asked Dr. Joanna Chikwe, Chair of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai, their important questions.  See the answers in our new video just posted below.

 

 

Many thanks to Beth, Carolyn, Cheryl, Donna, Kathy, Kim and Laura for submitting their questions. And, a special thanks to Dr. Joanna Chikwe for sharing her clinical experiences and medical research with our community!

Keep on tickin!
Adam


Written by Adam Pick
- Patient & Website Founder

Adam Pick, Heart Valve Patient Advocate

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and Medical News Today.

Adam Pick is a heart valve patient and author of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. In 2006, Adam founded HeartValveSurgery.com to educate and empower patients. This award-winning website has helped over 10 million people fight heart valve disease. Adam has been featured by the American Heart Association and Medical News Today.

Leave a Reply

Newest Community Post

Clarence says, "Yesterday I went to the hospital to pre"
Read more

Michael says, "Just had another CT scan done, and then"
Read more

Mike says, "I just got back to our hotel room after"
Read more

Find Heart Valve Surgeons

Search 1,500 patient-recommended surgeons