Randy Travis’ physicians release video updating singer’s condition

The doctors treating Randy Travis have released a video updating fans on the iconic singer’s condition. Dr. William Gray, the director of cardiovascular services at Baylor Medical Center at McKinney, Texas, and Dr. Michael Mack, the director of cardiovascular disease at the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas, are treating the 54-year-old Travis at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano. Travis was admitted to Baylor Medical Center in critical condition on Sunday (July 7th) with presumptive cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure when doctors determined he needed higher level of specialized care that The Heart Hospital provides.

Baylor is described as providing innovative health care for a variety of emergency issues, including heart and vascular services in which Travis has been diagnosed with.

TRANSCRIPT:

((Dr. William Gray))

“I’m Dr. William Gray, the director of cardiovascular services at Baylor Medical Center at McKinney, Texas.”

“Mr. Randy Travis was admitted through an emergency department to Baylor Medical Center at Mckinney on Sunday, July 7.  He had been in previously excellent health until three weeks prior when he developed a viral upper respiratory illness.
He was admitted at Baylor Mckinney with a presumptive cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure.”

“At Mckinney, he was stabilized and subsequently sent to THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano for a higher level of specialized care in the care of Dr. Michael Mack.”

((Dr. Michael Mack))

“My name is Michael Mack, the director of cardiovascular disease at the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas.  Early in the morning of Monday,  July 8th, I received a phone call from Dr. Gray apprising me that Mr. Travis had been hospitalized in Mckinney, Texas and what his condition was at that time. ”

“We determined together in a joint decision, that a higher level of specialized care was appropriate and therefore we transferred him to THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano.  Since his transfer,  his condition has stabilized and he has shown signs of improvement.  On behalf of his Mr. Travis’ family, friends and associates, we would like to express our extreme gratitude for the overwhelming affection and support that Mr. Travis has received.  ”

“We will be giving further updates as his condition changes.”

 

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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