Heart Surgery and Depression – How are they Related?

Dr. Angel Leon, Chief of Cardiology at Emory University Hospital Midtown, discusses how heart surgery can lead to depression in his latest interview with Fox 5 News leading up to the Atlanta Heart Walk tomorrow!

View the video clip to learn how heart surgery may be tied to depression and more on the what steps you can take or what you can do to help a loved one when this occurs:

To learn more about the Emory Heart & Vascular Center and the services we offer visit our website – emoryhealthcare.org/heart.

Dr. Angel LeonAbout Angel Leon, MD:
Dr. Leon is a Professor of Medicine and the Chief of Cardiology at Emory University Midtown. His specialties include electrophysiology, cardiology, and internal medicine, and his areas of clinical interest include arrhythmia ablation, electrophysiology lab, and pacemaker. Dr. Leon holds organizational leadership memberships with the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association and he’s been practicing with Emory since 1991.

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