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Heart to Heart Talks: Heart Valve Disease

Cardiologist Chad Carr, MD, and Surgeon, Tom Molloy, MD, discuss how they work together to diagnose and treat heart valve disease at Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular.


Heart to Heart Talks: Sleep and Heart Health

Sleep Specialist Kam Atwal, DO, and Cardiologist Erin Boehm, MD, talk about the unique connection between sleep health and heart health. Presented by Adventist Health Portland's Sleep Disorders Center and Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular


From scary to stable: Patient finds Afib relief…and more

Retired church administrator Ron Smith has many things that make his heart quiver: photography, woodworking, his wife of 55 years, and his four kids, 11 grandkids and one great-grandbaby.


From terror to triumph

When Dr. Raymond Tricker says heart valve surgery was the most frightening thing he’d faced in his life, he means a level of anxiety most of us can’t imagine. That’s because his previous scariest experience came during World War II.