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3 Questions to Ask Before You Have Heart Surgery

Yong Shin, M.D., of the Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center in Clackamas, Ore., consults with a patient.

When you learn you have heart disease and may need surgery, you often have choices, according to STS member Yong Shin, MD, from Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center. In fact, when choosing a hospital and surgeon, STS member David Shahian, MD, from Massachusetts General Hospital, recommends reviewing the hospital’s ratings, which reflect how well a surgical team works together.

Read the full article in Consumer Reports.