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Scripps Cardiologist Featured in Heart Valve Replacement Story

Curtiss Stinis, MD, was first in region to implant new experimental device in patient

Scripps Health cardiologist, Curtiss Stinis, MD, discusses his regional heart valve achievement in a news broadcast.

Curtiss Stinis, MD, was first in region to implant new experimental device in patient

A news report recently distributed nationally by Ivanhoe Broadcast News featured Scripps Health’s participation in a clinical trial testing a new implanted device used to repair faulty tricuspid valve in the heart.


Scripps Clinic interventional cardiologist Curtiss Stinis, MD, was the first doctor in San Diego to perform the minimally invasive procedure on a patient, who experienced immediate benefits from the implant.


Watch the WNDU News (South Bend, Ind.): A New Minimally-Invasive Surgery Repairing Heart Valves