Patient Stories

Be inspired by the stories of Concord Hospital Cardiovascular Institute cardiac patients.

Impella® Patient Janet Stevens

Janet Stevens of New Boston was diagnosed with blockages in three coronary arteries. She underwent a life-saving treatment at Concord Hospital Cardiovascular Institute.

TAVR Patient Jane Raymond

Jane Raymond was the first patient to undergo a cardiac valve replacement at Concord Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, without open-heart surgery.

WATCHMAN™ Patient Terry Thomason

Terry Thomason feels like he has the best of both worlds —excellent care at Concord Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, and the peace of mind of having the same experts in his own neighborhood.

Lead Extraction Patient Don Davis

Don Davis flew from Alaska to Concord Hospital for treatment when he learned he needed medical attention for a problem with a wire on his cardiac pacemaker.

Stent Patient Nick Lefebvre

Cardiologist used a stent to help quickly re-open Nick Lefebvre's blocked artery, ending a heart attack and reducing the chance of a future one.

Stent Patient Marta Burke

Concord Hospital's expert cardiology team helped save Marta Burke's life when she experienced a heart attack.

Cardiac Ablation Patient Marilyn Carlson

Marilyn Carlson underwent a procedure called cryoballoon ablation to correct her irregular heartbeat. The treatment has allowed her to continue her active lifestyle.

CABG & AVR Patient Jim Mackinaw

Jim Mackinaw says the care he received at Concord Hospital Cardiovascular Institute removed a cloud that had slowed him down and stolen his quality of life.

Concord Hospital Cardiology, whose providers care for patients at Concord Hospital, also has an office in Laconia to care for patients at LRGH and Franklin Regional Hospital.

Dan Andrus

Choose Your Care with Confidence. Dan Did.

Being the city of Concord’s Fire Chief for many years, Dan Andrus has become very familiar with the superior, lifesaving care Concord Hospital provides. So when Dan suffered a life-threatening heart attack and arrived at Concord Hospital, he knew he had an excellent chance of survival and recovery. At the Hospital’s Cardiovascular Institute, interventional cardiologists opened Dan’s blocked artery and restored blood flow. The procedure saved Dan’s life. 

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