Cardiologist Plays the Drum in Band Alongside His Heart Attack Patient

November 25, 2023

A heart attack brought a patient and his cardiologist to play music together at a small town pub in Vermont. Dr. Eric Rothstein, a cardiologist at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, walked into the Skunk Hallow Tavern in Hartland Four Corners during open mic night, not knowing what to expect. It had been decades since he played the drums. His patient Peter Meijer made him come. Sure enough, without any rehearsal or knowing what songs would be performed, he fit in quickly. Inside Edition Digital’s Leigh Scheps has their story.

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