The Falcons announced that he would have an ablation procedure Wednesday. Doctors have said McGary's condition is not grave.
The Falcons denied a request to interview their team cardiologist.
McGary is expected to make a full recovery. There’s a discrepancy on how many times McGary has had a heart procedure. The Falcons contends this is his third procedure. The Seattle Times reported in 2016 that he previously had three procedures.
“This won’t affect his ability to play football long term,” said Shephal Doshi, a cardiac electrophysiologist and director of cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif.