You don’t see a lot of people celebrating their 80th birthday with a skydive, but that’s just what one of our patients did.

Joan came to Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular from Georgia for mitral valve repair. After discussing her condition with a couple of surgeons she chose to have Dr. Thomas Molloy perform a robotic surgery so that she could get back on her feet more quickly. Today Joan is happy, healthy and clearly enjoying life.

“Had a great time—so glad you fixed my heart so I could keep on, keeping on.  – Hope & Peace & Love, Joan”