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“Advances in Heart Valve Reoperations” Webinar Now Available!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: July 14, 2022

I’m happy to share that our webinar, “Advances in Heart Valve Reoperations”, was a wonderful success!

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Join 500 Patients Live on the “Advances In Heart Valve Reoperations” Webinar Today!!!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: June 27, 2022

[Update: Great News! The “Advances in Heart Valve Reoperations” webinar with Dr. Davidson, Dr. Mehta and Joy Marks was an extraordinary success with over 750 patient registrations. Registration is no longer available for this event. Click here to watch the webinar playback . To download the free webinar eBook click here.]

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Free “Summer Giveaway” for Heart Valve Patients!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: June 17, 2022

[Update: Thanks so much to everybody who submitted an entry to our Summer Patient Giveaway.  We will announce the winner shortly!]

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Denis Morton, Peloton Instructor, Delivers Empowering Salute to Heart Valve Patients

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: May 28, 2022

After my heart surgery and Robyn’s brain surgery, we re-committed ourselves to a healthy life. For the physical component of that lifestyle, the two of us became Peloton enthusiasts.

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Adam’s Angels: Downright Amazing!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: May 5, 2022

Our Patient Community never ceases to amaze me!

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Join Over 500 Patients on Today’s Webinar!!!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Medical Expert: Marc Gerdisch, MD, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Franciscan Health
Published: April 11, 2022

[April 15, 2022 Update: Great News! The “Advancing Aortic Valve Surgery Using 3D Imaging & Artificial Intelligence” webinar with Dr. Gerdisch from Franciscan Health was a wonderful and very interactive session with over 500 patient registrations. You can now watch the webinar video playback at this link.]

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Our YouTube Channel Subscribers Jump 214%

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: April 7, 2022

New Interactive Features Launch at Our Community!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: March 4, 2022

Our online Community is one of the fastest growing sections of HeartValveSurgery.com. It’s a great place where patients, family members and friends can share their experiences, connect and learn from each other.

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Sara Wins Heart Valve Day Patient Giveaway!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Page last updated: February 28, 2022

Thanks to all the wonderful patients in our community who entered our Heart Valve Day Patient Giveaway! It was amazing to see that over 1,000 patients entered the fun giveaway.

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Free “Heart Valve Day Giveaway” for Patients!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: February 21, 2022

[UPDATE: Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting entries for the “Heart Valve Day Giveaway”. All entries for the giveaway needed to be submitted by 11:59pm PST on February 22, 2022. We are sorry if you did not submit your entry in time. Click here to see which patient won the giveaway.]

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Our Facebook Page Tops 350,000 Members!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: February 10, 2022

Dear Patients and Friends,

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Go Red for Women’s Heart Health!!!

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 4, 2022

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women causing 1 in 3 deaths each year?  And, did you know that cardiovascular disease kills more women than all forms of cancer combined and yet only 44% of women recognize that cardiovascular disease is their greatest health threat?

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Join 700 Aortic Valve Patients on Today’s Webinar!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Page last updated: January 21, 2022

[January 21, 2022 Update: Great News! The “Advances in Aortic Valve & Aneurysm Surgery” webinar with Dr. Bavaria and Dr. Desai from Penn Medicine was a wonderful and very interactive session with over 700 patient registrations. You can now watch the webinar video playback at this link.]

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Happy Holidays Everybody!!!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Post last updated: December 24, 2021

Dear Patients & Friends

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HeartValveSurgery.com Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: December 17, 2021

I am happy to share that 15 years ago today HeartValveSurgery.com launched.

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On Thanksgiving, We Help Give Life to Baby Alfred!!!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: November 24, 2021

Dear Patients and Friends,

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Patient Webinar Announced: “Advances in Mitral Valve Surgery” with Dr. Joanna Chikwe & Me!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: November 9, 2021

[Update: Great News! The “Advances in Mitral Valve Surgery” webinar with Dr. Chikwe from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and Wendy Spector, a recent mitral valve repair patient, was a wonderful and very interactive session with over 350 patient registrations. You can now watch the webinar video playback at this link.]

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Patient Webinar: Advances in Heart Valve Replacements

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: September 27, 2021

[Update: Great News!  The “Advances in Heart Valve Replacements” webinar with Dr. Arghami and Dr. Eleid from the Mayo Clinic was an extraordinary success with over 500 patient registrations.  You can now download the free eBook and/or watch the webinar playback of this event at this link.]

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Doctor Q&A: 3rd COVID-19 Vaccine Dose? New Booster Shot?

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: August 22, 2021

Dear Patients and Friends,

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Thanks to Tom & Dr. Caffarelli, I Get a New Heart!

Written By: Adam Pick, Patient Advocate, Author & Website Founder
Published: August 9, 2021

There’s no doubt about it.  What I love most about HeartValveSurgery.com is the special opportunity to meet and help patients from all over the world.

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