Louie's Story

Staying active and enjoying the outdoors was important to Louie. But a heart attack during a run almost ended all that – and his life. The diagnosis: an enlarged heart with numerous blocked arteries. Louie’s cardiac care team performed six bypasses. They also started him on his most important activity: the path to recovery. “I’m climbing, I run, I do all the things I love to do. And I’m just enjoying life because I realize how it can be taken away in about a heartbeat.”

Learn how Saint Joseph Hospital earned its position as one of the top cardiac care hospitals in America.

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