Patient Stories

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Extending the Life of a Purple Heart


When a decorated local veteran needed an aortic valve replacement, he came to WMCHealth.


A Silent Cardiac Killer

Westchester Medical Center is one of only a handful of facilities nationwide that offer a specialized surgery as treatment for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.


Heart Surgery at 96? No problem!

Rockland County Resident Oscar White and a state-of-the-art cardiac procedure prove age is just a number.


New Heart, New Friends

Sixteen Months after receiving a Harrison mother meets the family of her donor.


"They Gave Me Life"

A strong collaboration between Good Samaritan Hospital and Westchester Medical Center helps facilitate a double-organ transplant.


How to Save a Life

An Albany woman is alive thanks to two transplanted organs, one miracle drug and four medical teams at WMCHealth.


An Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery

Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital offers a ground breaking cardiac procedure that speeds recovery.


When Surgery Becomes a Family Affair

A father, mother and son all have had surgical procedures at Westchester Medical Center.


Discovering a Family Heart Condition

After a diagnosis of a silent hereditary disease, this Vietnam veteran from Long Island went to the experts at Westchester Medical Center.