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Valve Replacement Surgery - Patient Story

Adventist Health NW Regional Heart

Through the continuum of care between Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular in Walla Walla, WA and in Portland OR Charlene was able to receive the absolute best care available.

Charlene’s physician referred her to Dr. Titus, a cardiologist in Walla Walla who determined that she needed valve replacement surgery. A simple phone call to Dr. Molloy in Portland led to a prompt evaluation and then heart surgery. Dr. Molloy was able to perform a minimally-invasive robotic heart surgery which helped Charlene return home from the hospital more quickly than a standard open heart procedure.

As Charlene heads home to Walla Walla she can rest easy knowing that the coordination of care from Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular will be there for her follow-up and future care.