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Minimally Invasive Advances in Heart and Vascular Surgery

Friday, April 7, 2017

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center
1200 Old York Rd,
Abington, PA 19001

Program Agenda

7:15-7:45 AM    


Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:45-8 AM


8-9:00 AM

Combined Heart and Vascular Case Presentation

Mauricio J. Garrido, MD
Cardiac Surgeon, Clinical Director Cardiothoracic Surgery

Danielle M. Pineda, MD
Vascular Surgeon

OR Safety / ICU Management Section

9-9:30 AM

Safety in the Cardiothoracic OR

Engy R. Hanna, MD
Director, Cardiac Anesthesiology

9:30-10 AM

ICU Management of the Minimally Invasive Patient

Benjamin Kohl, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Vice Chair of
Critical Care, Chief of Critical Care Services, Aria – Jefferson Health

10-10:15 AM


Vascular Section

10:15-10:30 AM

Venous Disorders: Vein Treatment Update

Robert Jubelirer, MD
Vascular Surgeon

10:30-10:45 AM

Carotid Occlusive Disease: To Stent or Not to Stent

Theodore Sullivan, MD
Director, Vascular Surgical Services, Abington Hospital

10:45-11 AM

Mesenteric Ischemia: The Minimally Invasive Age of Treatment

Danielle Pineda, MD

11-11:15 AM

Aneurysm Repair: Evolution of Aortic Surgery. Where are we now?

Richard Parsons, MD
Vascular Surgeon

11:15-11:30 AM

Panel Discussion

11:30-12:30 PM

Lunch (Box Lunches)

Cardiac Section

12:30-1 PM

Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery

Rohinton Morris, MD
Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division –
Abington – Jefferson Health; Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Professor of Surgery in the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

1-2:00 PM

TAVR Patient Experience: Update on the Latest Advancements, Patient Selection and Workup

Mauricio Garrido, MD
Bruce Klugherz, MD, Director, Abington Hospital Catheterization Lab
Peter Frechie, DO, Cardiology
Philip Lim, MD, Chair, Department of Radiology, Abington Hospital
Emanuel Kostacos, MD, Co-Medical Director, Porter Institute for Valvular Heart Disease
Engy Hanna, MD
Kelly Applebaum, CRNP
Nancy Bierowski, CRNFA

2-2:15 PM