At 93 years old, Al Rando has spent decades delighting people with his uncanny musical ability, despite going blind at just five months old. But Al’s gift came to a halt when his heart condition left him barely able to walk, let alone play an instrument.
He turned to the heart and lung experts at Lenox Hill Hospital, who performed an innovative procedure called Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, or TAVR. Not only did the team save Al’s life—they got him back to playing the piano for appreciative crowds. “All I can say is thank you to everyone who put me back in business again,” says Al.