Patient Story

Michael’s story: A cardiac arrest in the lobby

From collapsing in the lobby of his doctor's office to going into cardiac arrest, Michael Dunn's journey is nothing short of a medical miracle. 

Dr. Marcus Brown helps recount the extraordinary events that unfolded during Michael's first visit to his office in Sandy Springs — an unforgettable experience for everyone involved. He shares the heart-stopping moments when staff rushed to save Michael's life. It's a firsthand patient experience at Northside Hospital Heart Institute, where it's not just about saving lives; it's about making a difference in every patient's journey. 

The camaraderie between Michael and Dr. Brown, combined with Michael's sense of humor, make this a truly heartwarming story. 

Dr. Brown also explains the risks associated with cardiac arrest and the importance of receiving comprehensive care. 

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