ROSLYN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — It’s a very special Valentine’s Day for some doctors and heart patients on Long Island.
On Tuesday, several heart patients at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn extended their gratitude to the doctors who helped them through trying times.READ MORE: Former Aides Karen Hinton, Lindsey Boylan Accuse Gov. Andrew Cuomo Of Bullying, Sexual Harassment
“Being able to honor the nurses and the staff and especially Dr. Petrossian, who saved my life,” Jessica, a 23-old-patient, told WCBS 880’s Mike Xiranachs.
For Dr. George Petrossian, this Valentine’s Day was a truly special one.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed While Attempting To Board School Bus With Brother In Brooklyn
“To have her fully recover is really gratifying and remarkable,” Dr. Petrossian said.
Jessica said she wouldn’t be here without Dr. Petrossian, and that he’s become like family, adding he “gave me new life.”
There was nothing but love at this heartfelt ceremony.MORE NEWS: GameStop Shares Surge Nearly 104% In One Day
“We’re a heart hospital, it’s Valentine’s Day so it doesn’t get any better than this,” Dr. Petrossian said. “It’s perfect.”