Man Returns to Active Life Following Robotic Surgery to Repair Heart Defect

Sanah Chung successfully emerged from the Scripps Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Program after heart diagnosis

In the prime of his life, 42-year-old Sanah Chung was diagnosed with an atrial septal defect, which is more commonly known as a hole in the heart.

Sanah knew that traditional cardiac surgery to repair the defect would drastically alter his lifestyle, which included a rigorous exercise routine and regular golf games.

After his research led him to the Scripps Minimally Invasive Robotic Surgery Program, he was able to have his heart repaired through tiny incisions that allowed him to get back to living the life he loves much faster.