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Leaky Heart Valve Takes Road Cyclist Down a New Course

An avid cyclist, Peter Tuenge was surprised to find out he had a heart valve condition that needed surgery. The grit and determination he honed on his bike drove him to find Dr. Thomas Molloy, who offered him a robotic surgery repair that meant a shorter recovery.


Don't Take a Holiday from Exercise

When the holiday rush is in full gear, there's plenty to do — from attending gatherings to tracking down last-minute gifts. No wonder you might struggle to stick to your exercise regimen, like a lot of us do this time of year.


Heart Patient Donates Retirement Account

A lot of people imagine philanthropy is just for the rich and famous. But one Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular patient begs to differ.


Robotic Mitral Valve Surgery: Video

Dr. Thomas Molloy from Northwest Regional Heart and Vascular explains mitral insufficiency and minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery for patients. Visit Dr. Molloy’s profile here See how Dr. Molloy helped this patient with mitral insufficiency One of the most common problems we treat is mitral insufficiency.


Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Surgery: Video

Dr. Thomas Molloy explains typical aortic valve issues and minimally invasive solutions for patients.  Visit Dr. Molloy’s profile here The most common issue our patients face is aortic stenosis. Patients with aortic stenosis often don’t notice symptoms for years.