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    Renowned Speakers
    A diverse range of cardiac experts who are at the cutting edge of their fields

    Earn CME Credits
    Participants can earn 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM 

    Expand Your Network
    Meet other physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other cardiac professionals from the NY area

    Friday, May 2
    7 am to 5 pm 
    Hilton Garden Inn
    Stony Brook University



    Physicians, physician assistants, nurses, researchers, students and all healthcare professionals with an interest in cardiac care are welcome.

    Session Topics:

    • Present and Future of Coronary Interventions
    • Advances in the Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease
    • Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization
    • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement 
    • Surgical Treatment of Aortic Valve Disease
    • Cardiac Imaging and EECP
    • Destination Therapy

    Keynote Speaker 

    Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD
    From Cardiovascular Disease to Health:
    The Journey of High-Risk Plaque

    Dr. Fuster serves Mount Sinai Medical Center as Physician-in-Chief, as well as Director of Mount Sinai Heart, the Zena and Michael A. Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health. He is also the Richard Gorlin, MD/Heart Research Foundation Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Fuster was the President of Science and is now the General Director of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III in Madrid, Spain and also the Chairman of the Science for Health and Education Foundation.

    To date, he has published more than 900 PubMed articles on the subjects of coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis and thrombosis, and he has become the lead Editor of two major textbooks on cardiology, The Heart (previously edited by Dr. J. Willis Hurst) and Atherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease (with Dr. Eric Topol and Dr. Elizabeth Nabel). Dr. Fuster is a former Editor-in-Chief of Nature Reviews, Cardiology and he is the Editor of the new AHA Guidelines and Scientific Statements Handbook, which compiles all the latest information. 

    Panel Discussion and Q&A 

    Panelists include:
    John Dervan, MD, Heart Associates of Long Island
    Satheesh Joseph, MD, Brookhaven Heart
    Steven Lederman, MD, Eastern Suffolk Cardiology
    Michael Matilsky, MD, Three Village Cardiology
    Thomas Ribaudo, MD, North Suffolk Cardiology

    View the complete agenda

    Registration fee: $50
    Breakfast and lunch provided.


    Photos and/or video taken during this event may be used in future advertising and promotion of Stony Brook University Hospital and/or Stony Brook Medicine.  

    Continuing Medical Education Credits: The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.