Patient Stories

February is Heart Month : 2024 Patient Stories

The Legacy of a Legend

Platform sandals. Clogs. Wedges. Mules. Patent leather Mary Janes. What do all these shoes have in common? In the late 1970s, these were all the latest trends in fashion footwear and […]

Platform sandals. Clogs. Wedges. Mules. Patent leather Mary Janes. What do all these shoes have in common?

The Clark Family

My parents were tremendous people, and I miss them every single day. Robin and Heather had a historic love story; it spanned almost fifty years, three provinces, and travel to […]

In 1986, Robin Clark became the first Canadian military personnel to receive a full heart transplant. Learn his story as retold by his son Chris.

CHERYL BURFORD

Early childhood educator Cheryl survives a cardiac health crisis brought on by a childhood disease.

The Ottawa Heart Institute is incredible. My experience is nothing but a miracle.

CODY MCKAY

Elite competitive athlete Cody never expected to need the Heart Institute…

The fact that I just happen to have the Heart Institute as my partner for this journey is one that I’m incredibly thankful for.

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