The Dove Mountain Rotary Club was honored to have a very special guest speaker at their regular club meeting on Sept 21, 2023, Dr. Thomas Waggoner, Cardiologist, who spoke about Cardiovascular Innovations in Structural Heart Disease.
Dr. Waggoner is a Structural Interventional Cardiologist who is the Director of Structural Heart Disease, Director of the new Structural Heart Disease Fellowship, Director of the Cardiovascular Research Program, and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Program Fellowship at TMC Healthcare, Tucson.
He is also affiliated with Pima Heart & Vascular, Tucson where he is a Board member, Medical Director of Clinical Research, and Provider as an outstanding Heart Doctor.
Dr. Waggoner is board certified in Internal Medicine, General Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, and Vascular Medicine.
Dr. Waggoner spoke about numerous leading-edge innovations and associated clinical trials that are truly leading the medical profession worldwide in trans-catheter structural heart innovations.
His expertise and professional interests include trans-catheter aortic valve replacement, trans-catheter mitral valve repair, para-valvular leak repair, complex coronary interventions, carotid interventions, peripheral vascular interventions, and several other areas of specialization.
Club members and other guests asked numerous questions about the innovations and clinical trials that were highlighted.  
Dr. Waggoner was DM Rotarian Aleta Wiener’s Cardiologist, saving her life & bringing her back on her feet and back to our club within a day or two after her surgery.