Katherine Aker admitted she was anxious,
There was a very good reason she felt that way.
It was the first time the 19-year-old from Schenectady was going to meet the man who saved her life by successfuly performing heart surgery on her when she was less than a week old.
Click HERE to watch the emotional reunion and hear from Katherine, her mom, Maria and Dr. Britton.
To celebrate National Doctor's Day, the Aker's wrote a personal note about Dr. Britton to thank him for the life-saving surgery he performed. To view more patient stories, or to learn more about how to honor an Albany Med physician, please click HERE.