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: Attorney Says Current Whereabouts Of Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's Fiancé, Are Unknown
“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.
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“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.”
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“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.”