People come from across the region, the nation, and the world seeking care for heart disease at Mount Sinai. Our medical experts use the most advanced methods available to treat a wide range of illnesses, from chronic arrhythmia to a sudden heart attack. Many of our patients have stories that confirm the strong and valued commitment we have to quality care. Read more about their experiences.
For Susan, Diamond-Coated Arterial Cleaners Are A Girl’s Best Friend
February 1, 2016
When her chest pains started, Susan wasn’t too worried. After all, the discomfort she was feeling never seemed to last for very long. But when the pains persisted, she finally decided to go see a doctor, who discovered the cause: an almost complete blockage of her main coronary artery.
At the Heart of a High School Baseball Game
September 7, 2015
Elijah was hit in the chest with a fast ball. His heart stopped beating. His coaches couldn’t find a pulse. Today, Elijah’s motto is “Be happy and always live life to the fullest.”
Do You Know Your Cholesterol? September is National Cholesterol Education Month
September 1, 2015
Mount Sinai Health System to offer free cholesterol screenings to raise awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy cholesterol levels
Motorcyclist Keeps Racing Thanks to Mount Sinai Cardiothoracic Surgeon
March 10, 2014
Lee Farmer is competing in his first big, professional motorcycling race at the Daytona 200 in Florida. This wouldn’t be possible if he had not had heart surgery with Dr. Paul Stelzer.
An Irregular Heartbeat Stabilized at Mount Sinai
August 23, 2010
When Lucretia Jones, a mother of two holding a full-time job, felt her heart race out of control, Mount Sinai was there to stabilize her heartbeat.
Heart Attack Catches Woman Off Guard: Symptoms Aren't the Same As Men's
July 22, 2010
Sue Fallon noticed a funny feeling in her chest but did nothing. The heart attack she suffered later, though, was no laughing matter.