New York City, New York (PRWEB) June 03, 2014
HeartValveSurgery.com, the largest educational resource and community of patients with heart valve disease, announced today that Dr. Allan Stewart has been named its current ‘Featured Heart Valve Surgeon’.
Dr. Stewart is the Director of Aortic Surgery and Co-Director of the Valve Center in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital, which currently ranks #13 for Cardiology & Heart Surgery programs, according to the U.S. News and World Report.
“Our patients love Dr. Stewart,” stated Adam Pick, founder of HeartValveSurgery.com and author of The Patient’s Guide To Heart Valve Surgery. “In addition to being an accomplished surgeon, Dr. Stewart goes the extra mile for his patients -- literally. Dr. Stewart has completed triathlons and other athletic events with his patients.“
Dr. Stewart has performed successful valvular therapy on over 100 patients from the HeartValveSurgery.com community. As Jim Leavitt, a recent patient stated, “Doctor Stewart and his team are amazing. I had an aortic valve repair and surgery for an aortic aneurysm. It’s been five weeks since surgery and I’m back at the gym and living a normal life.”
With this announcement, Dr. Stewart joins an elite group of surgeons who have received ‘Featured Heart Valve Surgeon’ status at HeartValveSurgery.com. To celebrate Dr. Stewart, the website will highlight Dr. Stewart’s accomplishments across its interactive platform which includes a surgeon finder, a heart valve clinic directory, educational videos, an interactive blog and a social network.
HeartValveSurgery.com receives 1 million annual visits and maintains over 5,000 pages of free information for patients diagnosed with heart valve disease including aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation.
“Since 2009, I have been fortunate to work with Adam, his team and the extraordinary patients within the HeartValveSurgery.com community,” stated Dr. Stewart. “It is a profound honor and privilege to help my patients get healthy.”
To learn more about Dr. Allan Stewart, please click here.
Founded in 2006, HeartValveSurgery.com has helped millions of patients and caregivers better understand the potential challenges and opportunities of heart valve surgery from the patient perspective. This website provides a trusted, end-to-end platform for patient education and empowerment including a surgeon finder, a social network, videos, an interactive blog and a heart valve clinic directory to support patients before, during and after heart valve surgery.
For more, please visit http://www.HeartValveSurgery.com.
Robyn Podell, Director of Communications