Your Health

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.

UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.

Next Show

Monday, May 23, 2016

Advances in Cardiac Surgery

A torn aorta is an emergency that can be fatal. A blocked artery can kill heart muscle. And heart valve disease can be life-threatening. What’s new in heart surgery to treat these serious problems? Find out as University of Maryland cardiac surgeon Dr. Bradley Taylor discusses treatment options that can save lives. Taylor will also explain what to look for in a cardiac surgeon and what to expect if you’re a heart surgery patient.

Do you have a question about cardiac surgery? Send us your question via Twitter @MPTNews #yourhealth. Then watch Direct Connection on May 23 at 7:30 p.m. to see if we use your question on the show.


Bradley Taylor, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Coronary Revascularization
University of Maryland Medical Center

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