By Adam Pick on January 31, 2013
By Adam Pick on January 8, 2013
[Update: Please note that Dr. Allan Stewart is no longer performing surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.]
By Adam Pick on December 19, 2012
Lately, my inbox has been filled with great questions from patients all over the world. For example, Kerrigan, Simone and Tina just asked me about tissue valve replacement selection, Coumadin and atrial fibrillation.
By Adam Pick on December 6, 2012
By Adam Pick on December 3, 2012
I am very excited to share that Dr. Steven Bolling has been named our current ‘Featured Heart Valve Surgeon’ at HeartValveSurgery.com.
By Adam Pick on October 10, 2012
By Adam Pick on October 1, 2012
By Adam Pick on September 5, 2012
By Adam Pick on August 22, 2012
In case you missed it, U.S. News and World Reports recently published its annual top listing of top hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery.
By Adam Pick on August 6, 2012
In our patient and caregiver community, the name Doctor Paul Stelzer is synonymous with the Ross Procedure. As you might know, Dr. Paul Stelzer has performed over 500 Ross Procedures during his 28-year career. Dr. Stelzer has performed the last 300 Ross Procedures have occurred without patient mortality.
By Adam Pick on July 3, 2012
I’m very happy to announce that Keck Hospital of USC just launched a ‘Heart Valve Clinic Microsite’ at HeartValveSurgery.com!
By Adam Pick on June 25, 2012
Great news everybody!
Special Announcement: The Mount Sinai Medical Center Launches Heart Valve Microsite at HeartValveSurgery.com
By Adam Pick on June 16, 2012
In 2008, when I first spoke with Doctor David Adams, the Chairman of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, he immediately understood the key objective of this website – to educate and empower patients from diagnosis through recovery. Over the years, Dr. Adams’ support of this project has been extraordinary and, most importantly, Dr. Adams has performed successful surgery on many patients in our community. As you can see at his profile page, Dr. Adams has 25 patients testimonials in our Surgeon Finder.
By Adam Pick on June 8, 2012
AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute) Launches ‘Heart Valve Clinic Microsite’ In Our Cardiac Clinics Section
By Adam Pick on June 4, 2012
As many of you know, Dr. Kevin Accola and his team at AdventHealth (formerly Florida Hospital Cardiovascular Institute) have been incredibly supportive of our patient and caregiver community. In addition to providing great surgical results — to patients like Denise Ring, Duane Hunt, Scott Nieman and many others — Dr. Accola and AdventHealth have provided excellent content to further educate and empower us through heart valve surgery.
By Adam Pick on May 17, 2012
Over the past year, I have spoke with many of you about the different ways in which we could improve this website. Many of the comments I received went something like this…
By Adam Pick on April 26, 2012
Yesterday, I was incredibly fortunate to visit the Cleveland Clinic. While there, I met several cardiac surgeons, cardiologists, nurses, quality teams and administrators during a tour of the six-story Heart & Vascular Institute, commonly referred to as ‘HVI’.
By Adam Pick on March 30, 2012
By Adam Pick on March 14, 2012
By Adam Pick on March 3, 2012
In case you missed it, Dr. Marc Gillinov and Dr. Steven Nissen were just on the Tavis Smiley show on PBS. It’s a great interview that addresses several issues specific to cardiac disease including prevention, lifestyle choices, healthcare reform, diet, exercise, medical advances, workplace incentives, myths and treatment.