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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute: Heart Valve Symposium

April 20, 2024

Saturday, April 20, 2024
8 a.m.
A virtual educational event.

About This Course 

UPMC presents the 2024 Heart Valve Symposium. Led by experts from the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, this virtual CME event will feature a range of discussions about the latest advancements in treatment for patients diagnosed with complex valve and structural heart disease. Topics will include the cutting-edge of transcatheter heart valve repair and replacement, minimally invasive and robotic-assisted valve surgery, advanced imaging techniques, a review of complex cases, and upcoming clinical trials in heart valve disease.

Who Should Attend 

This meeting is open to primary care physicians, internists, cardiologists, cardiac anesthesiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, advanced practice providers, nurses, trainees and students, medical device technology and innovation professionals, basic, translational, and clinical research professionals investigating heart valve disease, and patient and families living with valvular disease or facing future intervention for valve disease.

Course Directors: 

A.J. Conrad Smith, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, UPMC Center for Heart Valve Disease
Associate Chief of Cardiology for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

Ibrahim Sultan, MD
Professor and Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Executive Vice Chair, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Co- Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute
Surgical Director, UPMC Center for Heart Valve Disease
Cardiac Director, UPMC Center for Aortic Disease

Hemal Gada, MD
President, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Harrisburg
Medical Director, Structural Heart Program
UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, Central Pa.