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AFib Patient Stories

Meet AFib patients who have undergone successful catheter ablation procedures after drug therapy failed or was ineffective. Watch and read their stories to learn how catheter ablation changed their lives. This safe treatment for AFib helped them regain the quality of life they thought was gone forever.

Meet Sam

Sam Choy, a famous chef and the godfather of poke, started experiencing symptoms of AFib during a flight back to Hawaii. When medications deemed ineffective, Sam had a catheter ablation which allowed him to continue to live his fast-paced life.

Meet Jacqueline

As an active 82-year-old, Jacqueline could not tolerate her AFib medications. After four emergency room visits, her doctor suggested catheter ablation as a treatment option. After catheter ablation, Jacqueline felt great and was back to herself again.

Meet Adam

As a surfer, lifeguard, and runner, Adam was surprised that despite his healthy, active lifestyle, he was diagnosed with AFib, a heart arrhythmia which caused him to feel weak and tired. He struggled with medications for many years before electing to have a catheter ablation to treat his AFib.

Meet Eddie

Eddie Judge, Real Housewives of Orange County Reality Star and Gym owner, experienced symptoms of AFib which prevented him from working out and biking. He’s now partnering with Get Smart About AFib to share his story.

Meet Donne and Jan

After a few small strokes, Jan was diagnosed with AFib. Later, her husband Donne was also diagnosed with AFib. Watch to learn how this couple treated their hearts with radiofrequency catheter ablation.

Meet Stan

Stan’s love for running was put to a halt when he started experiencing symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation. Watch to learn how catheter ablation helped Stan get back to running again.

Meet Neleta

AFib caused Neleta to feel tired, short of breath, and weak, preventing her from performing simple tasks such as taking out the trash and doing the dishes.

Meet Rusty

After being a pilot for 40 years, Rusty was suddenly grounded when he was diagnosed with AFib. Watch this video to learn how catheter ablation cleared Rusty to return to his passion, flying planes.

Meet John

After suffering from sleep apnea, John was diagnosed with AFib. He tried medications but they didn't work so he underwent a catheter procedure to treat his AFib. Watch this video to learn how John lost 30 pounds after his procedure.

Meet Sam

Sam Choy, a famous chef and the godfather of poke, started experiencing symptoms of AFib during a flight back to Hawaii. When medications deemed ineffective, Sam had a catheter ablation which allowed him to continue to live his fast-paced life.

Meet Jacqueline

As an active 82-year-old, Jacqueline could not tolerate her AFib medications. After four emergency room visits, her doctor suggested catheter ablation as a treatment option. After catheter ablation, Jacqueline felt great and was back to herself again.

Meet Adam

As a surfer, lifeguard, and runner, Adam was surprised that despite his healthy, active lifestyle, he was diagnosed with AFib, a heart arrhythmia which caused him to feel weak and tired. He struggled with medications for many years before electing to have a catheter ablation to treat his AFib.

Meet Eddie

Eddie Judge, Real Housewives of Orange County Reality Star and Gym owner, experienced symptoms of AFib which prevented him from working out and biking. He’s now partnering with Get Smart About AFib to share his story.

Meet Stan

Stan’s love for running was put to a halt when he started experiencing symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation. Watch to learn how catheter ablation helped Stan get back to running again.

Meet John

After suffering from sleep apnea, John was diagnosed with AFib. He tried medications but they didn't work so he underwent a catheter procedure to treat his AFib. Watch this video to learn how John lost 30 pounds after his procedure.

Meet Neleta

AFib caused Neleta to feel tired, short of breath, and weak, preventing her from performing simple tasks such as taking out the trash and doing the dishes.

Meet Rusty

After being a pilot for 40 years, Rusty was suddenly grounded when he was diagnosed with AFib. Watch this video to learn how catheter ablation cleared Rusty to return to his passion, flying planes.

Meet Donne and Jan

After a few small strokes, Jan was diagnosed with AFib. Later, her husband Donne was also diagnosed with AFib. Watch to learn how this couple treated their hearts with radiofrequency catheter ablation.

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