Silas Richardson was in the hospital with a heart rhythm disorder that his doctors couldn’t get under control. Surgery at Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley solved the problem.

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Using procedure he invented, surgeon at Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley fixes patient’s atrial fibrillation


Silas Richardson (with his wife, Lori Richardson) is no longer bothered by atrial fibrillation after undergoing a procedure at Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley.

“I didn’t want them to have to crack open my chest”

-Silas Richardson

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