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Ephraim McDowell Health Hosting Cardiovascular & Limb Preservation Symposium

Ephraim McDowell Health has established itself as a leader in the state for the advanced cardiac and vascular services it provides.  On May 11, 2019, Ephraim McDowell Health is hosting the Kentucky Cardiovascular & Limb Preservation Symposium at Norton Center for the Arts on the Centre College campus. 

The symposium will bring together national level academic speakers and a diverse group of health care providers for an exchange on the cutting edge of management in both cardiac and vascular disease.  It will be comprised of a full-day session of speakers with corresponding CME’s and CEU’s for attendees.  In addition, there will be an industry sponsored vendor fair with some of the latest technologies available.

Participants will hear from six renowned physicians who are experts in their field.  The physicians that will be presenting and their topic of discussion are as follows.

Sharat Koul, D.O., FACC, FSCAI – “I Got a Swollen Leg, Doc!”
Course Director, Kentucky Cardiovascular & Limb Preservation Symposium
Director, Limb Preservation Program
Director, Chest Pain Center

Shawn Flynn, M.D. – “Aortic Stenosis for the Primary Physician”
Interventional Cardiology
Structural Heart Disease
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, University of Kentucky

Ahmed Abdel-Latif, M.D. – “The Future of Ischemic Heart Disease”
Associate Professor Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine, University of Kentucky
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Lexington VA Medical Center

Walter L. Sobczyk, M.D. – “Navigating the Rising Tide of Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD): When to Swim on Your Own and When to Call for a Life Raft!”
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Divisional Director of Clinical Operations
Co-Director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program 
Past Director of Non-invasive Imaging University of Louisville and Norton Children’s Hospital

Patricio Rosa Sierra, M.D., FACS – “Acute Limb Ischemia: Presentation, Recognition, Management”
Vascular Surgeon
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center

Sam C. Tyagi, M.D., FSVS – “Venous Disease 101”
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Department of Surgery
University of Kentucky College of Medicine

The event is for health care professionals only.  Six CME hours will be provided by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure and six CEU hours will be provided by the Kentucky Board of Nursing.  The registration fee is $50 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks.  For more information or to register, please visit www.emhealth.org/symposium.

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