Skip to Content

  • Wait Times
  • Site Search

MidMichigan Health - Heart Health Assessment Icon

MidMichigan Health - PAD Assessment Icon


Take one of our FREE 5 minute health assessments to learn about your heart and vascular health and determine if you are at risk for heart disease or PAD.

Testimonials: Cardiovascular Services


Donald Schweim, TAVR Patient

When Open Heart Surgery Was Not an Option, TAVR was Available

Donald Schweim - Coleman, MI

Gardener, Retired Computer Technician and TAVR Patient

"The doctors, nurses and staff at the Heart Valve Clinic are great. They saved my life."

Wilson Gay, TAVR Patient

He's Thankful a Complex Heart Procedure is Available Close to Home

Wilson Gay - Midland, MI

Husband, Hunter TAVR Patient

"The physicians are incredible, the facilities are excellent, and they have an exceptional staff. The care I received was simply outstanding."

Carolyn Peterson, TAVR Patient

She's Glad She Followed Her Doctor's advice and Chose TAVR

Carolyn Peterson - Midland, MI

Wife, Mother, Credit Union Retiree and TAVR Patient

"I think the world of Dr. Rizk and I'd recommend him to anybody. I don't think I could ever find a better doctor."

Jerry Lynch, Watchman Procedure Patient

Advanced Procedure Provided New Hope for His AFib Treatment

Jerry Lynch - Freeland, MI and Ruskin, FL

Husband, Golfer, Daughters' Favorite Handyman and Recipient of a Watchman Implant

"For other people who meet the criteria for the Watchman procedure, I would tell them go for it and not be afraid. It has just been fantastic for me."

Dan Romes, TAVR Cardiovascular Patient

He Found Great Health Care Near His New Home

Dan Romes - Harrison, MI

Retired Civil Engineer and TAVR Patient

"All nine people who were going to be involved in my surgery came into pre-op...I could tell they are truly a team."

Brenda Coe, TAVR Patient, and her husband Bert

For Patient with Parkinson's Disease, TAVR Procedure Was A Life-Saver

Brenda Coe - Alma, MI

Wife, Mother, Grandmother and TAVR Patient

"We had a really positive experience with the people at the Heart Valve Clinic. They have done so well by us."

Joe Brozzo, TAVR Patient

Innovative, Less Invasive Heart Procedure Available Close to Home

Joe Brozzo - Sanford, MI

Retired Engineer, Rotarian, Boy Scout Leader and TAVR Patient

"Do what you need to do and get the help you need."

Ron Leigeb, TAVR Patient

A Special Heart Procedure for a Special Patient

Ron Leigeb - Midland, MI

Husband, Father, Outdoor Enthusiast and TAVR Patient

"For me, there was no downside to this surgery."

Bob Taylor, TAVR Patient

Midland Man First to Undergo New Procedure

Bob Taylor - Midland, MI

Retired Engineer, Husband, and MidMichigan's First TAVR Surgery Patient

"I'm glad I had the procedure done. I'm looking forward to more good years."

Dr. Larry Sternberg, STEMI Patient

Hospital Staff and STEMI Protocols Saved His Life

Dr. Larry Sternberg - Plymouth, MI

Husband, Father, Podiatrist and STEMI Patient

"It was the week after Christmas. I only worked one day that week. I had 95 percent blockage in my LAD. If I hadn't been at the hospital, I wouldn't have survived."

Don Hartz, Clinical Trial Participant

Clinical Trials Are Making Future Treatments Possible

Don Hartz - Midland, MI

Husband, Golfer, Sportsman and Clinical Trial Participant

"There is not a bit of a downside ... I'm extremely happy that they asked me to participate and I'd do it again."

Maynard Coulson, STEMI Patient

MidMichigan's STEMI Alert Program: Saving Lives by Saving Time

Maynard Coulson - Saginaw, MI

Husband, Father, Grandfather, Software Specialist and STEMI Patient

"I was very impressed with the whole operation. The doctors and nurses were really great and did their best to put us all at ease."

Alfred Langen, Cardiovascular Patient

He Found First-Class Heart Care Very Close to Home

Alfred Langen - Gladwin, MI

Husband, World Traveler, Retired IT Specialist and Open Heart Surgery Patient

"If anyone is looking for first-class health care, you'll find it at MidMichigan Health."

Tracey Kole, STEMI Patient

Medical Center Employee Benefits from STEMI Program Firsthand

Tracey Kole - Sanford, MI

Employee Health Nurse and STEMI Patient

"Everything went like clockwork. It was very comforting to know that the cath lab team was waiting for me when I arrived."

Vera Loyland, Vascular Surgery Patient

Recognizing the Warning Signs Saved Her Life

Vera Loyland - Farwell, MI

Wife, Grandmother and Vascular Surgery Patient

"Dr. Criado was wonderful. He took his time with me and gave me confidence that I would get back to normal."

Related Locations