Firpo Grant found it hard to walk even 10 steps due to worsening heart failure. The cardiac experts at Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute implanted an LVAD device to help his heart pump blood more efficiently. Now his family calls him “Mr. Marathon” because he’s so active and “running all over the place”.
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, our outstanding clinicians continued to provide safe, exemplary care to treat patients with a range of medical conditions. At Maimonides Children’s Hospital, one of our young patients underwent oral surgery in April and stayed with us for four days, as he successfully recovered.