Young at Heart; ETCVSG Patient Shares Her TAVR Story

Posted on April 14, 2016

Sylvia Countess was walking her dog one day last summer when she happened to cross paths with one of her neighbors. They exchanged greetings, and then Countess couldn’t help sharing what was on her mind. er mind. “I said, ‘Do you know I had heart surgery on Monday and I’m walking my dog today?’ ” Countess […]

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Change of Heart: Local Woman Embraces New Lifestyle After Heart Attack; Dr. Michael Maggart Featured in Parkwest Medical Center Health & Lifestyles Publication

Posted on April 14, 2016

Cathy Graham had just finished making Christmas Eve dinner when she got a tingle in her throat. Her hands became cold and clammy, and she had to sit down. “I asked my husband for an aspirin,” the 62-year-old said. “I don’t know why I did that. I had no idea what was going on, but […]

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Florida Woman Travels to Parkwest for Life-Saving TAVR Procedure; Dr. Thomas Pollard Performs TAVR Surgery

Posted on April 14, 2016

When it comes to matters of the heart, Parkwest Cardiologist and Chief of Staff Dr. Mitchell Weiss is an expert. After 24 years performing life-saving cardiac procedures, Weiss had a first-hand look at the dramatic success stories these surgeries can provide. Last February, he moved from the role of expert physician to watchful son when […]

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