After Major Heart Procedures, Dakota City Mother is Still There for Her Daughter

Shirley Knight

Shirley Knight and her daughter, Laury Mahr, are lucky to have one another: both women have lost their husbands and all their siblings.

And were it not for Knight’s intense will to live, Mahr might not have her mother, either. 

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A picture of Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD wearing his Mercy One doctor attire.

About the Author

Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD Director is an expert in Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery and Bloodless Heart Surgery is the outcome of his commitment to the development and improvement of both of these techniques. He runs a Cardiothoracic Surgery practice and manages Minimally Invasive and Bloodless Heart Surgery Program where he cares for patients from all over the country and locally. Click here to learn more about Dr. Ciuffo.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery