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Patient Stories

When it comes to caring for your heart, Southwest General's Heart & Vascular Institute is proud to offer the award-winning, quality care your heart deserves. Don't believe us? Some of our strongest recommendations come from you, our patients and community members. Check out the stories here to see what patients are saying about their experiences at Southwest General’s Heart & Vascular Institute. You’ll learn more about our program and about how our variety of heart-friendly programs have helped the lives of many.

Persistent care saves a life

READ JANICE'S STORY


Quick Treatment During Cardiac Arrest Saves Brunswick Mom

READ CHRISTINE'S STORY


A Stroke Care Miracle Fast Action Saves Grandmother of 18

READ JOANN'S STORY


Nothing can stop this Stroke patient

Learn how stroke victim, Frank Starr, prepared for the biggest run of his life.

READ FRANK'S STORY


Wrist factor

An innovative technique helped two gentlemen, live a healthier, cleared artery, kind of life!

READ DONALD AND RONALD'S STORY


Saving grandpa Mike

Here's how Columbia Station resident, Mike Waugh, beat the odds and survived a complete blockage of an artery behind his heart.

READ MIKE'S STORY