Stories from the Heart

A common birth defect leads a Gonzaga graduate back to Spokane for heart valve surgery.
Donny Jones traveled to Providence Spokane Heart Institute for a robotic mitral valve repair. Learn more.
With the help of Providence Spokane Heart Institute, Greg Soumokil was given a artificial heart.
The innovative surgery saved a Spokane grandfather’s life while he waits for a donor heart. Learn more.
Patients of Providence Spokane Heart Institute share their words of appreciation to the team of providers at the Center for Advanced Heart Disease & Transplant.
Melissa Faucher shares her story of overcoming congenital heart disease to give birth to four beautiful children, including twins.
Learn how a team of Spokane surgeons, cardiologists and nurses at Sacred Heart Medical Center, 50 years ago, changed the trajectory of heart medicine for decades to come.
The Better U™ Challenge provides the education and tools for women to take charge of their health personally and for their family.
Thanks to the generous gift of organ donation—and the comprehensive transplant program at Providence—Brian Starr is getting a second chance at life.
Providence transplant center helped patient through three open-heart surgeries and the process of getting a new heart.
Elliott Naftzger has needed heart monitoring since birth. Now age 5, she and her parents can save the three-hour drive to Spokane because Providence is bringing the imaging unit to
Adults with congenital heart disease fare better with continuous care from cardiac specialists.
Many patients with heart valve problems bounce back with the help of a minimally invasive procedure called TAVR. Providence is a leader in performing such surgeries.