Cardiology Stories

Patients visit our campus every day, seeking our expert care in cardiology. Read our patients' stories and learn how you can support our work in cardiac research and treatment.

Chris Orris

'I was so relieved when they said they could fix this.'
Shortness of breath was the first sign of Christopher Orris' life-threatening heart condition. Thanks to the experts at National Jewish Health, he received the correct diagnosis and made a full recovery.

Paula Dodds

Looking to the heart for a cure
Paula Dodds was surprised to learn she had been born with a heart defect.

Steve Chin

Cardiac nuclear stress test saves a life
Steve Chin came to National Jewish Health because of his worsening asthma. He left having undergone life-saving open heart surgery.