Patient Stories: Firpo Grant, Heart/LVAD

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Firpo Grant found it hard to walk even ten steps due to worsening heart failure. The cardiac experts at the Maimonides Heart & Vascular Institute implanted an LVAD device to help his heart pump blood more efficiently. His family now calls him “Mr. Marathon” because he is so active and “running all over the place.” Maimonides is the only hospital in Brooklyn performing this procedure, which helps patients with end-stage heart failure get back to their families and their lives.


Patient Stories: Bob Marcolini

Meet Bob Marcolini, an active 80-year-old from Brooklyn who found himself facing down prostate cancer. Thanks to the help of new Medicare coverage for the groundbreaking Focal HIFU technology as a treatment for prostate cancer and the efforts of Dr. David Silver and his dedicated team at the Maimonides Prostate Center, Bob’s story has a happy ending.

Patient Stories: Ernest Weinberger

After recovering from COVID-19, Ernest Weinberger suffered a severe STEMI heart attack. Learn what crucial procedure saved his life and led to a speedy recovery at Maimonides Medical Center, a hospital highly regarded for heart-attack treatment.

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