My surgical team (l to r): Taemin Surh, P.A., Adam Harmon, MD, Luis Castro, MD
Cardiac surveillance unit, day four and about ready to bust out. With my "stuffy puppy" that my family gave me (we are German Shepard people). Note the 32 oz sippy cup: hydration is key, and inspirometer and breather tube for exersizing.
1 month post AVR walk at the Stanford dish
Canadian geese family in my local creek: a good conversation starter
My wonderful wife Jennifer at our daughter's wedding September 2013
Day nine post-op I visited Shauna my wonderful ICU nurse and gave her flowers from our garden that my daughter arranged
with my Dad night before surgery
The night before my surgery with my 83 year old mother, who never thought she live to have one of her (8) children go through something like this