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February 25-26, 2022: Inaugural Naples Cardiovascular Summit

Advances in Cardiology for Primary Care YOU'RE INVITED!

You’re invited to join us for a first-of-its-kind event. Our inaugural cardiovascular summit brings together experts to discuss innovations from the field of cardiology.

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.

Cost is only $75 for physicians, $50 for nurses and FREE for medical residents.

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

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

    Coffee and Breakfast - Meet the Faculty
    7:00 - 7:45 a.m.
    Welcome and Introduction
    7:45 - 8:00 a.m.
    SESSION: Coronary Artery Disease
    Pragmatic Use of Advanced Imaging When Assessing Ischemia
    8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
    Coronary Stents in 2022: What's New and Novel Insights on DAPT Management
    8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
    Treatment Options for the "No Option" Refractory Angina
    8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
    CABG: Key Elements of Success
    8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
    STEMI in 2022: What We Know and What We Need to Know!
    9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
    Enhanced Emergency Access and State-of-the-Art Emergency Stabilization
    9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
    Coffee Break
    10:00 - 10:10 a.m.
    SESSION: Cardiac Prevention and Treatment
    Novel Perspectives in CV Prevention, Calcium Score and More
    10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
    What's New in Hypertension Management and Treatment
    10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
    Lipid Lowering Treatment: Past, Present and Future
    10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
    Can Atrial Fibrillation be Prevented?
    11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
    Should We Hit the Reset on the Most Common Supplements
    11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    11:30 - noon
    Lunch Break - Meet the Faculty

    Breakout Session/Lunch: Cardiovascular Clinical Trials at Your Fingertips

    noon - 1:00 p.m.

    12:20 - 1:00 p.m.

    SESSION: CV Health in Woman and the Elderly
    Polpharmacy/Deprescribing (esp. HTN/Lipid Rx)
    1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
    Aging Heart
    1:15 - 1:30 p.m.
    Managing Orthostatic Hypotension in the Elderly
    1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
    CV Risk Factors/Presentation Specific to Women
    1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
    Pregnancy and Cardiovascluar Disease
    2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
    MI with Non-Obstructive CAD / CMD
    2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
    Coffee Break
    3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
    SESSION: Cardiac Arrhythmias
    Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic Rhythm Management
    3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
    Atrial Fibrillation - Non- Pharmacologic Rhythm Management (Catheter and Surgical)
    3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
    Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic Options
    3:45 - 4:00 p.m.
    Syncope - Etiology, Work-up and Management
    4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
    Cardiac Implantable Devices – Loop Recorder, Cardiac Resynchronization, Leadless Pacemakers and Subcutaneous Defibrillators
    4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
    The New Era of Physiologic Pacing: CRT and More
    4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    4:45 - 5:15 p.m.
    Adjourn: Cocktails - Innovation Center Arthrex
    5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Day 2: Saturday, February 26
  • Day 2: Saturday, February 26

    Coffee and Breakfast - Meet the Faculty
    7:00 - 7:50 a.m.
    Welcome and Introduction
    7:50 - 8:00 a.m.
    SESSION: Valvular and Structural Heart Disease
    Aortic Valve Disease: Advances in Transcatheter Therapies
    8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
    Aortic Stenosis: In Whom is Surgery the Better Solution?
    8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
    Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Interventions: Where Do We Stand?
    8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
    Mitral Valve Surgery in 2021: Repair vs Replacement
    8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
    Acute & Chronic Aortic Syndrome - Evaluation and Management
    9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
    Role of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
    9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
    Peripheral Arterial Disease: When to Involve Vascular Surgery
    9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
    Q&A - Discussion
    9:45 - 10:15 a.m.
    Coffee Break
    10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
    SESSION: heart failure
    Cardiac Amyloidosis
    10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
    Novel Therapies in Heart Failure
    10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
    Recognizing Advanced Heart Failure, When to Refer?
    10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
    Contemporary Trends in Cardiogenic Shock
    11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
    Preventing Readmissions, Acute Refractory Heart Failure
    11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
    Building a Succesful Heart Failure Program
    11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
    LVAD - Past, Present and Future
    11:45 - noon
    Q&A - Discussion
    noon - 12:30 p.m.
    Adjourn - Closing Remarks
    12:30 p.m.

Day 1: Friday, February 25

Coffee and Breakfast - Meet the Faculty
7:00 - 7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
7:45 - 8:00 a.m.
SESSION: Coronary Artery Disease
Pragmatic Use of Advanced Imaging When Assessing Ischemia
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Coronary Stents in 2022: What's New and Novel Insights on DAPT Management
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
Treatment Options for the "No Option" Refractory Angina
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
CABG: Key Elements of Success
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
STEMI in 2022: What We Know and What We Need to Know!
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Enhanced Emergency Access and State-of-the-Art Emergency Stabilization
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Q&A - Discussion
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:10 a.m.
SESSION: Cardiac Prevention and Treatment
Novel Perspectives in CV Prevention, Calcium Score and More
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
What's New in Hypertension Management and Treatment
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Lipid Lowering Treatment: Past, Present and Future
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Can Atrial Fibrillation be Prevented?
11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Should We Hit the Reset on the Most Common Supplements
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Q&A - Discussion
11:30 - noon
Lunch Break - Meet the Faculty

Breakout Session/Lunch: Cardiovascular Clinical Trials at Your Fingertips

noon - 1:00 p.m.

12:20 - 1:00 p.m.

SESSION: CV Health in Woman and the Elderly
Polpharmacy/Deprescribing (esp. HTN/Lipid Rx)
1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Aging Heart
1:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Managing Orthostatic Hypotension in the Elderly
1:30 - 1:45 p.m.
Q&A - Discussion
1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
CV Risk Factors/Presentation Specific to Women
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Pregnancy and Cardiovascluar Disease
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.
MI with Non-Obstructive CAD / CMD
2:30 - 2:45 p.m.
Q&A - Discussion
2:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Coffee Break
3:00 - 3:15 p.m.
SESSION: Cardiac Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic Rhythm Management
3:15 - 3:30 p.m.
Atrial Fibrillation - Non- Pharmacologic Rhythm Management (Catheter and Surgical)
3:30 - 3:45 p.m.
Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - Pharmacologic and Non-pharmacologic Options
3:45 - 4:00 p.m.
Syncope - Etiology, Work-up and Management
4:00 - 4:15 p.m.
Cardiac Implantable Devices – Loop Recorder, Cardiac Resynchronization, Leadless Pacemakers and Subcutaneous Defibrillators
4:15 - 4:30 p.m.
The New Era of Physiologic Pacing: CRT and More
4:30 - 4:45 p.m.
Q&A - Discussion
4:45 - 5:15 p.m.
Adjourn: Cocktails - Innovation Center Arthrex
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Day 2: Saturday, February 26

Coffee and Breakfast - Meet the Faculty
7:00 - 7:50 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
7:50 - 8:00 a.m.
SESSION: Valvular and Structural Heart Disease
Aortic Valve Disease: Advances in Transcatheter Therapies
8:00 - 8:15 a.m.
Aortic Stenosis: In Whom is Surgery the Better Solution?
8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
Transcatheter Mitral and Tricuspid Valve Interventions: Where Do We Stand?
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Mitral Valve Surgery in 2021: Repair vs Replacement
8:45 - 9:00 a.m.
Acute & Chronic Aortic Syndrome - Evaluation and Management
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Role of Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
9:15 - 9:30 a.m.
Peripheral Arterial Disease: When to Involve Vascular Surgery
9:30 - 9:45 a.m.
Q&A - Discussion
9:45 - 10:15 a.m.
Coffee Break
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.
SESSION: heart failure
Cardiac Amyloidosis
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Novel Therapies in Heart Failure
10:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Recognizing Advanced Heart Failure, When to Refer?
10:45 - 11:00 a.m.
Contemporary Trends in Cardiogenic Shock
11:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Preventing Readmissions, Acute Refractory Heart Failure
11:15 - 11:30 a.m.
Building a Succesful Heart Failure Program
11:30 - 11:45 a.m.
LVAD - Past, Present and Future
11:45 - noon
Q&A - Discussion
noon - 12:30 p.m.
Adjourn - Closing Remarks
12:30 p.m.

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

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

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.