The Stanford TAVR Program provides needed relief for patients with
severe aortic stenosis, who are at increased risk for traditional
surgical aortic valve replacement. This program employs transcatheter
aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, a minimally-invasive,
Stanford is one of only three hospitals in Northern California that
performs this procedure.
At 86, John Grigsby walks a mile and a half every day. Months prior, he could scarcely make it across the room. Grigsby was suffering from severe aortic stenosis.
We strive to see new patients within one to two weeks. Each of our
doctors sees patients in the clinic once a week. Other time
obligations include performing procedures, routine patient management,
and research and academic commitments.
PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT
If your medical records have not yet been received by our office,
one of our staff will advise you on obtaining them, including: