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Nozzolio has successful heart surgery

New York State Senator Michael Nozzolio has completed successful heart surgery.He released a statement this morning concerning recently completed open heart surgery. The surgery took place last week at the Cleveland Clinic to correct heart ailments, including the repair and replacement of heart valves, and was executed by thoratic surgeon A. Marc Gillinov.Senator Nozzolio said he remains “very appreciative to the Cleveland Clinic, and is especially grateful to his surgeon, Dr. Gillinov, and his cardiologist, Dr. Milind Desai, along with their highly skilled and professional teams for providing excellent care and treatment.”He also thanked his primary care physician, Dr. Timothy Ryan and cardiologist Dr. Maurice Varon who both will oversee his rehabilitation in the coming weeks. It is expected that he will be recovering for eight to ten weeks.The statement concluded, “Senator Nozzolio and his wife Rosemary want to extend their thanks for the wonderful outpouring of prayers and words of encouragement he has received from thousands of concerned friends and constituents over the past months.”This past winter, Senator Nozzolio announced that he would not seek re-election due to health reasons. His brother, passed away at a young age due to heart problems, which Nozzolio cited as something he always paid attention to following his brother’s passing.FingerLakes1.com will have more information on this as it becomes available.

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