Mercy Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
All of our surgeons and staff are committed to providing the best possible care for our patients. Listen to what some of our patients have to say about their experience receiving care from Mercy Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates.
Roy underwent heart bypass surgery in December but just four weeks later he was enjoying one of his favorite hobbies – ice fishing. A major factor in his rapid recovery was the fact that his surgery was performed robotically. Read Roy's Story
Kevin has a new lease on life after having bypass surgery in April. His surgeon, Dr. Fayyaz Hashmi performed his surgery using the “beating heart” procedure, which meant Kevin recovered faster. Within weeks, Kevin was back to his normal activities and enjoying time with his wife, Christine. Read Kevin's Story.
After having difficulty breathing, Gordy was tested at Mercy St. Charles Hospital and had bypass surgery in April at the Mercy Heart & Vascular Center. His surgeon, Dr. Jim Burdine performed the surgery without putting Gordy on a heart-lung machine, reducing his risk of complications and speeding his recovery. A month later, he is now looking forward to his son’s upcoming wedding.Read Gordy's Story.
My mom had friends who had traditional open-heart surgery. She said if that's what was going to happen to her, she wasn't going to do it. Once she learned that robotic heart surgery uses tiny incisions so it's much easier on her, her decision was made. She went in on Thursday and the following Tuesday she was home in Willard.Read Pauline's Story.