Tag: Albany Medical Center
US Health News publishes an annual report evaluating the nation’s hospitals in a number of specialties, including cardiology and specialties like Heart Transplantation.
Medical care and hospitals have certainly been a big part of my two years with this magnificent heart. I arrived in Tampa for my two-year review and a session with Dr. Albakri on Wednesday. He is a really great guy and excellent neurologist. You have probably heard enough about the transplant center’s psychologist, Dr. Kronsnoble [...]
Last Friday, I had a heart biopsy. At this point of recovery, I would normally be on an every six-month biopsy schedule. The complexity of my transplant calls for a heart biopsy every three months. Once again, the results were very positive. I mentioned before that I preferred the way Dr. Hoffman of Tampa General [...]
Today marks the nineteenth month since my heart transplant at Tampa General Hospital. It also marks the 44th month since I was referred by Dr, Mehmet Oz to the Columbia Presbyterian Heart Transplant Program under the care of the renowned cardiologist Dr. Donna Mancini. At Tampa General my cardiologist is the very qualified and very [...]
Once you are enrolled in a heart transplant wait list, you will be assigned a heart transplant coordinator. At Columbia Presbyterian, there were four coordinators to handle more than 150 wait list patients. The role of the coordinators at Columbia Pres was different than the role of the coordinators at Tampa General Hospital. At Columbia, [...]