Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Surgery

Service: Topics: Organization:
Saddleback Medical Center, MemorialCare Medical Group
Erick L. Montero, MD
Featured speaker:

Erick L. Montero, MD

Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Saddleback Medical Center
Specialties:
  • Cardiothoracic / Thoracic Surgery

Born and raised in South America, Dr. Montero knew at an early age that he would someday become a doctor. He followed the footsteps of his maternal grandfather, who was a small town, very dedicated and charismatic physician and surgeon. Dr. Montero's passion for cardiac surgery was the result of a wonderful mentorship and friendship by an exemplary cardiac surgeon and human being, during medical school.

Podcast Summary

Dr. Erick Montero discusses heart valve disease, and the minimally invasive surgical options available to qualifying patients who need heart valve repair or replacement.