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'This is How You Do It' -- Internet Entrepreneur Jason Hirschhorn Writes About His Mayo Experience

March 26, 2019

‘This is How You Do It’ — Internet Entrepreneur Jason Hirschhorn Writes About His Mayo Experience

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Jason Hirschhorn was “intrigued” by what he had heard about Mayo Clinic from a friend, who happens to be a member of the Board of Trustees. So he decided to check it out for himself.

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Tags: cardiology, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Model of Care, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolarngology, Psychiatry


Transplant Patients With Similar Journeys Meet at Mayo

August 2, 2018

Transplant Patients With Similar Journeys Meet at Mayo

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Stefani Pentiuk Thompson and Alyssa Sandeen have been Mayo patients since childhood, each needing a heart transplant and then a kidney transplant. Until this summer, their paths had never crossed.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Joseph Dearani, heart transplant, Kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Mayo Clinic Fellows Win Cardiology-Themed Jeopardy Competition

March 22, 2018

Mayo Clinic Fellows Win Cardiology-Themed Jeopardy Competition

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Three Mayo Clinic fellows recently took home top honors in the American College of Cardiology’s latest Fellows-in-Training Jeopardy competition in Orlando, Florida.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sunil Mankad, Dr. Vaibhav Vaidya, Dr. William Miranda, Dr. Yogesh Reddy


'Mighty Docs' Save Fellow Puckster After His Collapse

February 6, 2018

‘Mighty Docs’ Save Fellow Puckster After His Collapse

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It was shaping up to be just another hockey game for two Mayo Clinic Health System physicians … until one of their “Mighty Docs” teammates suffered a heart attack.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Donn Dexter, Dr. Patrick Roberts, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


After Cardiac Arrest, Nick Zahos Returns to the Football Field

October 31, 2017

After Cardiac Arrest, Nick Zahos Returns to the Football Field

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Nick Zahos was just 17 when he suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Doctor’s weren’t sure why it occurred, but one thing was certain: Nick wasn’t ready for his football playing days to be behind him.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Michael Ackerman, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Sudden Cardiac Arrest


Weekend Getaway Takes Detour as Nurse Stops to Help Save a Stranger

October 24, 2017

Weekend Getaway Takes Detour as Nurse Stops to Help Save a Stranger

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Angela Tukuafu was driving when her heart started racing and she became short of breath. The last thing she remembers is pulling over. Thankfully a couple noticed the parked car and stopped to help.

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Tags: cardiology, Mayo Clinic Health System in Cannon Falls, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome


Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

July 20, 2017

Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

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Dina Piersawl didn’t know she was at risk for heart disease. Having a stroke at age 41 changed that. Now she’s determined to help educate other women about heart health through her work with WomenHeart.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Heart Disease, stroke


Working to Revive Interest in World War II History, One Jeep at a Time

July 18, 2017

Working to Revive Interest in World War II History, One Jeep at a Time

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Mayo Clinic cardiologist Gurpreet Sandhu, M.D., Ph.D., is on a one-man mission to restore interest in American and Indian history by bringing World War II Jeeps back to life. 

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Gurpreet Sandhu


Retired Physician Puts Health in Hands of His Student — Four Decades Later

June 6, 2017

Retired Physician Puts Health in Hands of His Student — Four Decades Later

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Don Scholz, M.D., supervised many resident physicians while he was on staff at Mayo Clinic. Nearly forty years later, Dr. Scholz needed treatment for a leaking heart valve and found himself in the care of a former student.  

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Don Scholz, Dr. John Bresnahan, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, volunteer


January 31, 2017

After Transplant, a Gift From the Heart Honors Mother’s Lost Son

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Nick Pollino never met a stranger. In his eyes, everyone was a friend. “Nick saw only the good,” Debbie Pollino says of her only child, who passed away in January 2014. “He was a free spirit. He loved the outdoors. He was a genuinely happy person.” He was also a registered organ donor, something he […]

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Tags: cardiology, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Health System


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