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Heart & Vascular Patient Stories

Patients are always the focus of the care team at Washington Adventist Hospital. Our patient-centered, coordinated care combines the latest treatments with compassion and support. Meet some of our patients.

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Additional Patient Stories

Kris Quinn, Heart Stent Patient

From the instant I walked in all the way through my procedure I felt like I had tremendous care.

Kris Quinn,
Gaithersburg, MD
Heart Stent by Wrist Catheterization

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Kris Quinn, Gaithersburg, MD, Heart Stent by Wrist Catheterization Patient

Harry Gordon, Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery Patient

From the person at the welcoming desk to the admitting station, to my doctors and nurses, at every level I felt like there was a true care and concern for the patient.

Harry Gordon
Montgomery County, MD
Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery Patient

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Harry Gordon, Montgomery County, MD, Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery Patient

Clyde Neidhammer, Transradial Catheterization & Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Patient

I had no pain, and within a few weeks I was back on my feet...

Clyde Neidhammer,
Hyattsville, MD
Transradial Catheterization & Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

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Clyde Neidhammer, Hyattsville, Transradial Catheterization & Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

Guillaume Marçais, Atrial Fibrillation Patient

When I was back to climbing, it felt great.

Guillaume Marçais, 37
Montgomery County, MD
Treated with Heart Ablation for
Atrial Fibrillation


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Guillaume Marçais, 37, Montgomery County, Treated with Heart Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation

Chris Barritt, Heart Tumor Surgery Patient

There is life after heart surgery. You’ve got to get moving and listen to your doctor’s orders!

Chris Barritt, Mount Airy, MD
Heart Tumor Surgery Patient

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Chris Barritt, Mount Airy, Heart Tumor Surgery Patient

Ruth Garrett, Transradial Catheterization Patient

The experts at Washington Adventist Hospital fixed my heart problem and got me back to tap dancing and singing! They gave me a new life!

Ruth Garrett, Clarksburg, MD
Transradial Catheterization Patient

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Ruth Garrett,Clarksburg, Transradial Catheterization Patient

Denise Wooten, Heart Surgery Patient

I trusted my complex heart surgery to the experienced cardiac team at Washington Adventist Hospital. I feel wonderful now, they did an excellent job.

Denise Wooten, Landover Hills, MD
Heart Surgery Patient

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John Kearns, Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery Patient

I was worried about a long recovery from heart surgery. Thanks to a minimally invasive valve repair by the team at Washington Adventist Hospital, I was home the day after surgery and back to work in just three weeks.

John Kearns, Silver Spring, MD
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery Patient

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Rosalind Johnson, Heart Attack Patient

I’d felt tired before, but this was different. I knew I was having a heart attack. I yelled for my son to bring me an aspirin and immediately dialed 9-1-1.

Rosalind Johnson, Laurel, MD
Heart Attack Patient

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Mike Chapman, Heart Attack Patient

This totally caught me off guard. I knew something weird was happening and I thought, I need to call my wife.

Mike Chapman, Silver Spring, MD
Heart Attack Patient

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