Event date: 2/10/2018 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Export event


Sarasota Memorial Auditorium First Floor 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34239

RSVP Required by February 6, 2018.

Email: jeanne-bonsall@smh.com or call (941) 917-2399

SMH Cardiac Summit

The summit offers presentations from leading experts in cardiac care, including keynote speaker Vinayak Bapat, MD, director of Mitral and Tricuspid Therapies at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Although this is a medical education event, it is free and open to the public.

7:30 - 8:00am Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 8:15am David Patterson, MBA, BSN, RN, Associate Chief Nursing Officer

Opening Remarks

8:15 - 9:00am Joelle Vlahakis, MD “Pieces of the Puzzle: How Hospice, Palliative Care

and Heart Disease Come Together for Our Patients”

9:00 - 9:45am Hakim Morsli, MD “Cardiac Rehab: What, When, Why”

9:45 - 10:00am 15-minute Break

10:00 - 10:45am Frederick Yturralde, MD “Treating CAD in the TAVR Patient”

10:45 - 11:30am Dilip Mathew, MD “Left Atrial Appendage Closure Devices”

11:30am - 12:00pm 30-minute Break with Light Lunch

12:00 - 1:00pm Keynote Speaker: Vinayak “Vinnie” Bapat, MD, Director of Mitral

and Tricuspid Therapies, Columbia University Medical Center/New York-

Presbyterian Hospital “Valve in Valve”

1:00 - 2:00pm Internal Medicine Residents Christopher Jenkins, MD

and Alena Gerasimova, MD – “Optimizing Primary Prevention

of Cardiovascular Disease in an Underserved Population”

2:00 - 2:15pm 15-minute Break

2:15 - 2:45pm Jonathan Hoffberger, DO “Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery”

2:45 - 3:15pm Jeffrey Sell, MD, Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery “Failure to Rescue

and STS Outcomes

3:15 - 4:00pm Chippy Nalluri, MD “Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease

4:00 - 4:30pm Expert Question & Answer Panel


7.0 CME/CE will be awarded (no partial credit will be given) Registration required.

Seating is limited ** Registration is Requeired


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