heart transplant

Katie White was hospitalized for more than three months while waiting for a heart transplant. She credits Mayo's Arts at the Bedside — and her[...]

By In the Loop • September 9, 2022

Before July 2017, Carson Gigstad's family had no connection to Amanda Hansen's family. Today, the families share a bond that grew out of tragedy and[...]

By In the Loop • January 14, 2022

It was a special day for the Ryans: the 25th anniversary of Jay’s heart transplant. It's an anniversary the family usually marks privately. But this[...]

By In the Loop • November 18, 2021

After a heart transplant in 2018, Dr. Robert Montgomery, a surgeon at NYU, turned to an experimental protocol at Mayo Clinic. The new drug eliminated[...]

By In the Loop • February 27, 2020

Ashley and Jeremy Scheffert, whose son Ethan passed away in 2015, join friends and family to collect and donate toys and gift cards to Mayo[...]

By In the Loop • December 17, 2019

Each year, Linsey Rippy and her family organize a toy drive to stock the toy closets at Mayo Clinic and Ronald McDonald House. It's their[...]

By In the Loop • November 26, 2019

Angie Mikkelson used to want to fly under the radar and not tell others she'd had a heart transplant. But then she realized the effect she could have by sharing her story and encouraging others to donate.

By In the Loop • October 8, 2019

Elizabeth Sammons received a heart transplant at Mayo Clinic in 2015 and used her second chance at life to give back, crocheting hundreds of scarves for homeless Minnesotans.

By In the Loop • August 20, 2019

Teddy Ross, an emergency medical technician, had just driven a heart by ambulance to Mayo Clinic when he realized that the heart was for his[...]

By In the Loop • May 9, 2019

When transplant cardiologist Lisa LeMond, M.D., introduced two of her patients to each other, she knew they had a lot in common. What she couldn't[...]

By In the Loop • February 19, 2019