UChicago Medicine robotic cardiac surgeon Husam Balkhy, MD, wants to provide minimally invasive heart surgery options to as many patients as possible.
Brian Clark struggled with congestive heart failure for more than 10 years. In 2017, he learned he needed a heart transplant and was prepared to wait months for a match. Two days after being listed, he received an unexpected offer from a coworker — a directed donation of a deceased relative's heart.
Having a genetic disposition for heart disease can’t be changed, but Rohan Kalathiya, MD, provides several actions you can take to reduce your risk.