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From his high-pressure job to baseball games with his sons, Joe is always on the go. After having unsettling chest pressure, doctors discovered Joe had an undetected heart defect that resulted in a life-threatening aneurysm. For years, doctors monitored his heart. But with time, Joe needed to have open-heart surgery. Today, he has an even greater appreciation for life.
Valley’s heart team is nationally recognized for its heart care. Among the awards, U.S. News & World Report gave Valley the highest possible rating in several heart care categories, including abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery and heart failure. The most innovative approaches to heart care can be found right here.Learn More
This procedure may not be suitable for every patient. All patients must be evaluated by a physician as to the appropriateness of performing the procedure. This testimonial represents the individual's response and reaction to the procedure; however, no medical procedure is risk-free. Associated potential risks and complications should be discussed with the physician rendering this procedure.
John Goncalves, M.D.
Director, Cardiac Surgery and Surgical Director