Patient Stories

Every year, hundreds of lives are touched and enhanced by Lourdes Cardiology expertise. Here are some of those stories, shared by patients with the hopes that you may benefit from their experiences. They found that with prompt and exceptional cardiac care, good outcomes are possible.


Beatrice Sankey

Beatrice Sankey experienced near-immediate health improvement following her TAVR procedure at Lourdes Health System.

Dom and Marie Marandolo

Lourdes is Dom Marandolo’s Heart Hospital. Over the years, he noticed his heart rate growing slower. His surgeon, Dr. Devender Akula, suggested a life-saving ablation surgery.

Robert Huber

Robert and Sandra Huber have enjoyed nearly 60 years of marriage. When heart problems threatened Robert’s quality of life, Sandra insisted on bringing Robert to Lourdes.

Tom Sherry

Tom Sherry got a second chance. When his wife was worried about his chest pain, he reluctantly agreed to go to Lourdes' Emergency Room. The staff at Lourdes quickly diagnosed his heart attack.