Hartaj Virk, MD & Mahesh Bikkina, MD performed the first TAVR (Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement) done at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center on November 7, 2013. The TAVR involves placing a new bioprosthetic aortic valve through the femoral artery under fluoroscopic guidance, NO NEED for open heart surgery.
For more information on TAVR visit American Heart Association.
Associates of Northern Jersey, P.A.
Heart & Vascular Associates of Northern Jersey represents a group of nine board-certified cardiologists. Providing care at seven locations in Northern New Jersey, our physicians specialize in a wide array of cardiology and interventional cardiology services.