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At St. Elizabeth Healthcare, we believe in the quality of our care and the expertise of our medical staff. But you don't have to take our word for it.

To learn more about specific patient experiences, we invite you to click on the links below.

Afib patient benefits from new technology


Gene Goldsworth noticed he was running out of breath each time he climbed the three flights of stairs to his apartment. “I was gassed,” he explained. Gene was diagnosed with an irregular heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation, which was preventing his heart from effectively circulating blood through his body. But after a minimally invasive procedure using a new technology, he was feeling well enough to return to the gym just six weeks later. Read more...


Heading into her 80s without arrhythmia slowing her down

At age 79, Norma Benson was living an active life. But sudden, severe dizzy spells attacked out of nowhere and stopped her in her tracks. One day she experienced five of them in just 30 minutes, and she knew something was really wrong.
 
“That got my attention. I called my cardiologist, Dr. (Daniel) Courtade, and was seen in the office the next day. They made me an appointment the following week with Dr. (Thomas) Carrigan, an electrophysiologist. I had never even heard of such a doctor!” Read more...


For more information about St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute Arrhythmia Center, click here.


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