Curt's Story- Sleep Apnea

Curt Boatman feels most at home in the skies. A commercial airline pilot, his career has taken him all over the world experiencing new cultures and adventures. But his career could have been cut short earlier this year when Curt was diagnosed with sleep apnea.

Patrick's Story- Atrial Fibrillation

Patrick McClure knew he was tired and not feeling well. What he didn’t know was that his heart was functioning at a fraction of its normal capacity. After consulting with his Virginia Heart specialist, Patrick opted for surgery that has changed his life—and left him feeling better than he ever has before.

Rodney's Story- Superventricular Tachycardia

Rodney Skarzinski was enjoying life in retirement. He was feeling well, staying active and enjoying travel. But two years ago, he could no longer ignore what his body was trying to tell him.

Bob's Story - Bundle Branch Block

Because of careful monitoring of his left bundle branch block by Dr. Robert Shor, Bob Weber has been able to continue his passion for cycling. Bob averages 4,000 miles a year and demonstrates how patients with chronic heart conditions can continue to lead active lives. “I have been with Virginia Heart for many years and they take great care of me. It's all routine, but very reassuring to have a cardiologist and staff that put a premium on long-term monitoring,” Bob says.