Patient Stories and News About CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute
Under the care of Dr. Thurston Bauer, Joe Lee Crawford received the life-saving ECMO treatment after battling congenital heart disease and will now be able to live a full life.
Charlie Meabon is only in his mid-30s and had a heart attack. Here's how he found life afterward.
Hazel Mooney of Hot Springs Village has Watchman device implanted in heart to guard against atrial fibrillation.
Brian Frane is an exercise physiologist with Heart Clinic Arkansas. He’s training Tangela Harris-McClendo to be her healthist after having open heart surgery.
Ronald Evans is out and gardening again thanks to his heart surgery. His primary care physician caught a heart murmur, and Dr. Aravind Rao performed a life saving surgery.
Marcia Atkinson, MHSA, vice president\administrator of the CHI St. Vincent Heart Institute, heads the largest cardiology practice in the state.
Katherine Sheffield's heart failure kept her from the things she loved. CHI St. Vincent's new heart failure clinic helped the 46 year-old get back to her five kids and eight grandchildren.
Dr. Thurston Bauer is continuing a family tradition as a cardiac surgeon at the same hospital where his relatives made their mark, but his course to the surgery suite was a roundabout one.
Chuck Lange is fearless. A Vietnam veteran, Chuck has conquered smoking, heart attack, cancer and now atrial fibrillation with the WATCHMAN device.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) offers heart patients a less invasive treatment option than open heart surgery for aortic valve repair.