Eden Prairie police officer celebrates unique surgery

Rob Johnston Farivar

[Eden Prairie Sun Current, November 13, 2015] In fourth grade, Rob Johnston was told by doctors that his heart had a murmur. As time progressed, he thought he outgrew it. However, at age 35, Johnston was diagnosed with mitral valve regurgitation during a routine physical. “It was a pretty nerve-wracking experience,” said Johnston, an Eden Prairie police officer. He then received minimally invasive mitral valve surgery in April at the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.

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