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February 24-25, 2023 | Naples, Florida

Naples Cardiovascular Summit Join Us

Our second annual cardiovascular summit, taking place in 2023, will bring
together experts to discuss innovations from the field of cardiology.

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Inaugural Naples Cardiovascular Summit!

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Naples Cardiovascular Summit

February 24-25, 2023
Naples, Florida

Thank You

to Our Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Abbott

Silver Sponsor

Medtronic

Additional Sponsors:
ABIOMED
Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Boston Scientific
Boisense Webster, Inc
Edwards
G. E. Healthcare Systems
Pharmaceutical Diagnostics
Merit Medical
Siemens Healthineers
Zoll/Lifevest
W.L. Gore & Associates

Presented by NCH

Located in Naples, Florida, the NCH Heart Institute is an integral and transformational part of the NCH Healthcare System. Our commitment to provide comprehensive heart care is driven by a collaborative clinical practice model among our team of highly specialized cardiologists. The NCH Heart Institute unites a range of programs and services to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart conditions, integrating compassionate care with an agile clinical research enterprise that gives patients access to pioneering treatments.

Christ Hospital Network

in partnership with The Christ Hospital Health Network

For more than 130 years, The Christ Hospital has provided compassionate care to those it serves. The Christ Hospital Health Network is an acute care hospital located in Cincinnati, Ohio with five ambulatory outpatient centers and dozens of offices conveniently located throughout the region. Its mission is to improve the health of the community and to create patient value by providing exceptional outcomes and the finest experiences, all in an affordable way.

Program Overview

The two-day event covers a number of session topics, including cardiac arrhythmias, coronary artery disease, cardiac prevention and treatment, valvular heart disease and heart failure, cardiovascular health in women and the elderly.

Earn CME’s while attending.

View a detailed breakdown of the two-day schedule below or download an agenda here.

Cost:

$75 Physicians | $50 Nurses
$50 APPs and first responders | FREE Medical residents and students
Attend virtually or in-person

  • Day 1: Friday, February 25
  • Day 1: Friday, February 25

    7:00 - 7:45 a.m.
    Coffee and Breakfast: Meet the Faculty
    SESSION: Welcome and Introduction
    7:45 - 8:00 a.m.
    Reinhold Schmieding, President and Founder, Arthrex
    Robert Cubeddu, MD and Dean Kereiakes, MD
    SESSION: Coronary Artery Disease
    8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
    Pragmatic Use of Advanced Imaging When Assessing Coronary Ischemia

    Steve Pomeranz, MD
    8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
    Coronary Stents in 2022: What's New and Novel Insights on DAPT Management

    Dean Kereiakes, MD
    8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
    Treatment Options for the "No Option" Refractory Angina

    Timothy D. Henry, MD
    8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
    CABG: Key Elements of Success

    Steve D’Orazio, MD
    9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
    STEMI in 2022: What We Know and What We Need to Know!

    Timothy D. Henry, MD
    9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
    Enhanced Emergency Access and State-of-the-Art Emergency Stabilization

    Christopher Kumetz, MD
    9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    10:00 - 10:10 a.m.
    Coffee Break
    SESSION: Cardiac Prevention and Treatment
    10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
    Novel Perspectives in CV Prevention, Calcium Score and More

    Erin D. Michos, MD
    10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
    What's New in Hypertension Management and Treatment

    David Axline, MD
    10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
    Lipid Lowering Treatment: Past, Present and Future

    Sajan Rao, MD
    11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
    Can Atrial Fibrillation be Prevented?

    Kevin Leung, MD
    11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
    Should We Hit the Reset on the Most Commonly Used Cardiovascular Supplements?

    Erin D. Michos, MD
    11:30 - noon
    Q&A - Discussion
    noon - 1:00 p.m.

    12:20 - 1:00 p.m.

    Lunch Break - Meet the Faculty

    Breakout Session/Lunch
    NCH Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinical Trials
    James Talano, MD, Robert Cubeddu, MD, Dinesh Sharma, MD, Viviana Navas, MD

    SESSION: CV Health in Woman and the Elderly
    1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
    Polpharmacy/Deprescribing (esp. HTN/Lipid Rx)

    Elisabeth Broderick, MD
    1:15 - 1:30 p.m.
    Aging Heart

    Ron Garry, MD
    1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
    Managing Orthostatic Hypotension in the Elderly

    Michael Gloth, MD
    1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
    CV Risk Factors/Presentation Specific to Women

    Shona Velamakanni, MD
    2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
    Pregnancy and Cardiovascluar Disease

    Odayme Quesada, MD
    2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
    MI with Non-Obstructive CAD / CMD

    Odayme Quesada, MD
    2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
    Coffee Break
    SESSION: Cardiac Arrhythmias
    3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
    Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic Rhythm Management

    Marc Miller, MD
    3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    Atrial Fibrillation - Non- Pharmacologic Rhythm Management (Catheter and Surgical)

    Marc Miller, MD
    3:45 - 4:00 p.m.
    Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic Options

    Adam Frank, MD
    4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
    Syncope - Etiology, Work-up and Management

    Dinesh Sharma, MD
    4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
    Cardiac Implantable Devices – Loop Recorder, Cardiac Resynchronization, Leadless Pacemakers and Subcutaneous Defibrillators

    Samantha Sublette, MD
    4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
    The New Era of Physiologic Pacing: CRT and More

    Sinan Gursoy, MD
    4:45 - 5:15 p.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
    Adjourn: Cocktails - Innovation Center Arthrex
  • Day 2: Saturday, February 26
  • Day 2: Saturday, February 26

    7:00 - 7:50 a.m.
    Coffee and Breakfast: Meet the Faculty
    welcome and introduction
    7:50 - 8:00 a.m.
    Robert Cubeddu, MD and Dean Kereiakes, MD
    SESSION: Valvular and Structural Heart Disease
    8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
    Aortic Valve Disease: Advances in Transcatheter Therapies

    Dean Kereiakes, MD
    8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
    Aortic Stenosis: In Whom is Surgery the Better Solution?

    Brian Solomon, MD
    8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
    Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Interventions: Where Do We Stand?

    Robert Cubeddu, MD
    8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
    Mitral Valve Surgery in 2021: Repair vs Replacement

    Brian Solomon, MD
    9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
    Acute and Chronic Aortic Syndrome - Evaluation and Management

    Geoffrey Answini, MD
    9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
    Role of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

    Brian Solomon, MD
    9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
    Peripheral Arterial Disease: When to Involve Vascular Surgery

    Alvaro J. Zamora MD
    9:45 - 10:00 a.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    10:00 - 10:10 a.m.
    Coffee Break
    SESSION: heart failure
    10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
    Cardiac Amyloidosis

    Viviana Navas, MD
    10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
    Pulmonary Hypertension: What's New for 2022

    Ricardo Restrepo, MD
    10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
    Novel Therapies in Heart Failure

    Andres Carmona, MD
    11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
    Recognizing Advanced Heart Failure, When to Refer?

    Gregory Egnaczyk, MD
    11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
    Coffee Break
    11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
    Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD): Past, Present and Future

    Geoffrey Answini, MD
    11:45 - 12:00 p.m.
    Contemporary Trends in Cardiogenic Shock, ECMO

    Gaston Cudemus, MD
    12:00 - 12:15 p.m.
    Preventing Readmissions, Acute Refractory Heart Failure

    Viviana Navas, MD
    12:15 - 12:30 p.m.
    Building a Successful Heart Failure Program

    Gregory Egnaczyk, MD
    12:30 p.m.
    Adjourn

Day 1: Friday, February 25

7:00 - 7:45 a.m.
Coffee and Breakfast: Meet the Faculty
SESSION: Welcome and Introduction
7:45 - 8:00 a.m.
Reinhold Schmieding, President and Founder, Arthrex
Robert Cubeddu, MD and Dean Kereiakes, MD
SESSION: Coronary Artery Disease
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Pragmatic Use of Advanced Imaging When Assessing Coronary Ischemia

Steve Pomeranz, MD
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
Coronary Stents in 2022: What's New and Novel Insights on DAPT Management

Dean Kereiakes, MD
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Treatment Options for the "No Option" Refractory Angina

Timothy D. Henry, MD
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
CABG: Key Elements of Success

Steve D’Orazio, MD
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
STEMI in 2022: What We Know and What We Need to Know!

Timothy D. Henry, MD
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Enhanced Emergency Access and State-of-the-Art Emergency Stabilization

Christopher Kumetz, MD
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Q&A - Discussion
10:00 - 10:10 a.m.
Coffee Break
SESSION: Cardiac Prevention and Treatment
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Novel Perspectives in CV Prevention, Calcium Score and More

Erin D. Michos, MD
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
What's New in Hypertension Management and Treatment

David Axline, MD
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Lipid Lowering Treatment: Past, Present and Future

Sajan Rao, MD
11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Can Atrial Fibrillation be Prevented?

Kevin Leung, MD
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Should We Hit the Reset on the Most Commonly Used Cardiovascular Supplements?

Erin D. Michos, MD
11:30 - noon
Q&A - Discussion
noon - 1:00 p.m.

12:20 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch Break - Meet the Faculty

Breakout Session/Lunch
NCH Heart Institute Cardiovascular Clinical Trials
James Talano, MD, Robert Cubeddu, MD, Dinesh Sharma, MD, Viviana Navas, MD

SESSION: CV Health in Woman and the Elderly
1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Polpharmacy/Deprescribing (esp. HTN/Lipid Rx)

Elisabeth Broderick, MD
1:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Aging Heart

Ron Garry, MD
1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Managing Orthostatic Hypotension in the Elderly

Michael Gloth, MD
1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
Q&A - Discussion
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
CV Risk Factors/Presentation Specific to Women

Shona Velamakanni, MD
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
Pregnancy and Cardiovascluar Disease

Odayme Quesada, MD
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
MI with Non-Obstructive CAD / CMD

Odayme Quesada, MD
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Q&A - Discussion
3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
Coffee Break
SESSION: Cardiac Arrhythmias
3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic Rhythm Management

Marc Miller, MD
3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Atrial Fibrillation - Non- Pharmacologic Rhythm Management (Catheter and Surgical)

Marc Miller, MD
3:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic Options

Adam Frank, MD
4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Syncope - Etiology, Work-up and Management

Dinesh Sharma, MD
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Cardiac Implantable Devices – Loop Recorder, Cardiac Resynchronization, Leadless Pacemakers and Subcutaneous Defibrillators

Samantha Sublette, MD
4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
The New Era of Physiologic Pacing: CRT and More

Sinan Gursoy, MD
4:45 - 5:15 p.m.
Q&A - Discussion
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Adjourn: Cocktails - Innovation Center Arthrex

Day 2: Saturday, February 26

7:00 - 7:50 a.m.
Coffee and Breakfast: Meet the Faculty
welcome and introduction
7:50 - 8:00 a.m.
Robert Cubeddu, MD and Dean Kereiakes, MD
SESSION: Valvular and Structural Heart Disease
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Aortic Valve Disease: Advances in Transcatheter Therapies

Dean Kereiakes, MD
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
Aortic Stenosis: In Whom is Surgery the Better Solution?

Brian Solomon, MD
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Interventions: Where Do We Stand?

Robert Cubeddu, MD
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Mitral Valve Surgery in 2021: Repair vs Replacement

Brian Solomon, MD
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Acute and Chronic Aortic Syndrome - Evaluation and Management

Geoffrey Answini, MD
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Role of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

Brian Solomon, MD
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Peripheral Arterial Disease: When to Involve Vascular Surgery

Alvaro J. Zamora MD
9:45 - 10:00 a.m.
Q&A - Discussion
10:00 - 10:10 a.m.
Coffee Break
SESSION: heart failure
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Cardiac Amyloidosis

Viviana Navas, MD
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Pulmonary Hypertension: What's New for 2022

Ricardo Restrepo, MD
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Novel Therapies in Heart Failure

Andres Carmona, MD
11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Recognizing Advanced Heart Failure, When to Refer?

Gregory Egnaczyk, MD
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Coffee Break
11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD): Past, Present and Future

Geoffrey Answini, MD
11:45 - 12:00 p.m.
Contemporary Trends in Cardiogenic Shock, ECMO

Gaston Cudemus, MD
12:00 - 12:15 p.m.
Preventing Readmissions, Acute Refractory Heart Failure

Viviana Navas, MD
12:15 - 12:30 p.m.
Building a Successful Heart Failure Program

Gregory Egnaczyk, MD
12:30 p.m.
Adjourn

February 25-26, 2022: Inaugural Naples Cardiovascular Summit

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Course directors

Robert J. Cubeddu, M.D.

NCH Heart Institute
  • President, NCH Heart Institute
  • Section Head, Structural and Valvular Heart Disease
  • Director, Cardiovascular Research
  • The Brynne and Bob Coletti Endowed Chair for the President of the NCH Heart Institute

Dean J. Kereiakes, M.D., FACC, FSCAI

The Christ Hospital Health Network
  • President, The Christ Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Medical Director, The Christ Hospital Research Institute
  • Professor of Clinical Medicine, The Ohio State University, The Christ Hospital Health Network

FACULTY

Geoffrey A. Answini, MD, FACS
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
The Christ Hospital

David Axline, MD, FACC
Non-Invasive Cardiology
NCH Heart Institute

Elizabeth Broderick, MD
Internal Medicine and Geriatric
NCH Healthcare System

Andres Carmona, MD
Heart Failure Cardiology
Cleveland Clinic

Gaston Cudemus, MD
Section Head, Cardiovascular Critical Care
Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia
NCH Heart Institute

Ariel De-LaRosa, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology SWICFT Cardiology

Steve D’Orazio, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery
NCH Heart Institute

Gregory F. Egnaczyk, MD, PhD, FACC
Medical Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program
The Christ Hospital

Michael Flynn, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology
NCH Heart Institute

Adam Frank, MD, FACC
Interventional Cardiology
NCH Heart Institute

Ron Garry, MD
Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
NCH Healthcare System

Michael F. Gloth, MD, FACP, AGSF, CMD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Sinan Gursoy, MD
Electrophysiology
NCH Heart Institute

Timothy D. Henry, MD, FACC, MSCAI
Interventional Cardiology
The Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education
Lindner Family Distinguished Endowed Chair for Clinical Research
President, Society of Cardiac Angiography, and Interventions (SCAI)
The Christ Hospital

Kevin Leung, MD
Non-Invasive Cardiology
NCH Heart Institute

Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS, FACC
Associated Director of Preventive Cardiology
John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Marc Miller, MD
Electrophysiology
ICAHN School of Medicine
Mount Sinai, NY

Viviana Navas, MD
Section Head, Heart Failure
Program Director, Cardiology Fellowship
NCH Heart Institute

Robert D. Pascotto, MD, FACS
Section Head, Cardiothoracic Surgery
NCH Heart Institute

Alex Perez-Trapecchio, MD
Internal Medicine – Millennium Physician Group

Stephen Pomeranz, MD
Head Radiology
Proscan Imaging

Odayme Quesada, MD, MHS, FACC
Non-Invasive Cardiology
Medical Director, Women’s Heart Center
The Christ Hospital

Sajan Rao, MD, FACC
Naples Concierge Cardiology and Internal Medicine

Ricardo Restrepo-Jaramillo, MD
Critical Care Medicine
Pulmonologist Tampa General Hospital

Dinesh Sharma, MD, MPH, FHRS
Section Head, Electrophysiology
NCH Heart Institute

Brian Solomon, MD, FACS
Cardiothoracic Surgery
NCH Heart Institute

Samantha M. Sublette, MD, FACC
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Heart Institute

Jim Talano, MD, MM, FACC
Non-Invasive Cardiology
NCH Heart Institute

Hillary H. Tassin, MD
Non-Invasive Cardiology
NCH Heart Institute

Robert Tober, MD
Director, Emergency Medical Services
Collier County

Shona Velamakanni, MD, FACC
Medical Director, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology
NCH Heart Institute

Alvaro Zamora, MD
Vascular Surgery
NCH Heart Institute