CARDIOVASCULAR  INNOVATIONS

Cardiovascular Innovations 2017
August 3-5, 2017 

Denver, CO


Target Audience

Cardiovascular Innovations 2017 is designed to meet the needs of primary care providers, clinical cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiovascular scientists, vascular surgeons, radiologists, and other health care providers and investigators who participate in the management of patients with coronary, peripheral and structural heart diseases.

Educational Goal

The purpose of the Cardiovascular Innovations 2017 will provide participants with in-depth education and state-of-the-art management information on how to optimally evaluate and treat patients with peripheral vascular disease, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, and arrhythmic heart disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize high-risk subsets of patients and tailor therapeutic interventions
  • Define state-of-the-art management pearls to patients with peripheral vascular disease, coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, and arrhythmic heart disease
  • Identify and treat patients with complex coronary artery, peripheral vascular, valve, or arrhythmic heart disease

Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CMEsolutions and Cardiovascular Innovations Foundation. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The CMEsolutions designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  19.5 contact hours
Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, and Utah Nurses Associations are members of the Western Multi-State Division

The CMEsolutions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 19.5 Contact Hours Or (1.95 CEUs)  ACPE Program Number: 0274-9999-17-019-L04-P

Approved by the ASRT for Category A continuing education credit.
August 3, 2017 8.25
August 4, 2017 7.75
August 5, 2017 6.50

Participation Requirements

  1. Complete sign in sheet
  2. Attend accredited sessions
  3. For credit log on to URL: https://online-med-edu.com/cvi/portal/cvi2017/
  4. Complete evaluation, credit request form, and download or print credit statement

Faculty and Disclosures

CMEsolutions requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by CMEsolutions for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Faculty

Mazen Abu-Fadel, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Oklahoma HSC
Oklahoma City, OK
Mazen Abu-Fadel has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Subasit Acharji, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, TTUHSC
Newton, MA
Subasit Acharji has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Tayo Addo, MD
Cardiologist, UT Southwestern
Dallas, TX
Tayo Addo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Gorav Ailawadi, MD
Professor & Chief, Section of Adult Cardiac Surgery, University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Gorav Ailawadi has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott, Medtronic, Edwards - Consultant

M. Chadi Alraies, MD
Interventional Cardiology, MedStar Washington Hospital Center,
Washington, DC
M. Chadi Alraies has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mohammad Ansari, MD
Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
Mohammad Ansari has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ehrin J. Armstrong, MD, MSc, MAS, FACC, FSCAI, FSVM
Director, Interventional Cardiology; Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO
Ehrin Armstrong has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Guilherme Attizzani, MD
Director Valve and Structural Heart Disease Center, University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH
Guilherme Attizzani has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Medtronic, Abbott Vascular, and Edwards Lifesciences-Consultant

Vasilis Babaliaros, MD
Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
Vasilis Babaliaros has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Edwards Lifesciences-Consultant

J. Michael Bacharach, MD
Staff Cardiologist and Head of Vascular Intervention, North Central Heart Institute
Sioux Falls, SD
J. Michael Bacharach has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Boston Scientific, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cook Medical, W.L. Gore & Associates-Speaker’s Bureau; IAC-Board Member; W. L. Gore & Associates-Consultant

Richard Bae, MD
Director, Echocardiography Laboratory, Minneapolis Heart Institute
Minneapolis, MN
Richard Bae has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Evalve/Abbott Vascular-Consultant

Subhash Banerjee, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Chief, Division of Cardiology, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, VA North Texas Health Care System
Chief of Cardiology, VA North Texas
Dallas, TX
Subhash Banerjee has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Gore, Medtronic, CSI -Speaker’s Bureau

Phillip Blanke, MD, FSCCT
University of British Columbia and St. Paul's Hospital
Vancouver, Canada
Phillip Blanke has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Georgeanne Botek, DPM
Medical Director of the Diabetic Foot, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Georgeanne Botek has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine; Section Head, Intervention Cardiology, Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute, Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Konstantinos Dean Boudoulas has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: GE HealthCare-Consultant

Emmanouil Brilakis, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC
Director of the Center for Advanced Coronary Interventions, Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Minneapolis, MN
Emmanouil Brilakis has disclosed the following relevant financial interests: Abbott Vascular-Speaker; Asahi-cto proctoring; Elsevier-sales of book; GE Healthcare-Advisory Board, Speaking; Boston Scientific-Research

David L. Brown, MD
Professor, Medicine Cardiovascular Division, Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO
David L. Brown has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Christopher E. Buller, MD
Director, Cardiac Catheterization & Intervention St. Michael's Hospital Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada
Christopher E. Buller has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Matthew Bunte, MD
Interventional Cardiologist and Assistant Professor, Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute
Lee's Summit, MO
Matthew Bunte has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

M. Nicholas Burke, MD
Senior Consulting Cardiologist, Minneapolis Heart Institute
Minneapolis, MN
M. Nicholas Burke has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mark W. Burket, MD
Chief, Cardiovascular Division, University of Toledo
Toledo, OH             
Mark W. Burket has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Teresa Carman, MD
Director, Vascular Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
Teresa Carman has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships to disclose: Parexel International-Research Support

John D. Carroll, MD
Professor of Medicine with Tenure, University of Colorado Denver
Aurora, Colorado 
John D. Carroll has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ian Cawich, MD
Cardiologist, Arkansas Heart Hospital
Little Rock, AR
Ian Cawich has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Anson Cheung, MD
Director, Cardiac Transplantation of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC
Anson Cheung has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott, SJM, Heartware-Speaker’s Bureau; Neovasc-Stock; Neovasc, SJM, HeartWare-Consultant

Adnan Chhatriwalla, MD
Medical Director, Structural Intervention, Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute
Kansas City, MO
Adnan Chhatriwalla has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: St. Jude-Speaker’s Bureau; Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic, Abbott Vascular-Research

Mauricio Cohen, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
Mauricio Cohen has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Astra Zeneca, Merit Medical, Medtronic, Abiomed-Consultant; Medtronic, Abiomed-Speaker’s Bureau

George Dangas, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
George Dangas has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Tony S. Das, MD
Chief, Cardiovascular Division, Cardiology and Interventional Vascular Associates
Dallas, TX
Tony S. Das has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Cordis/Cardinal, National Cardiovascular Partners, LivMor-Consultant; National Cardiovascular Partners-Board Member

Stravos G. Drakos, MD, PhD
Nora Eccles Treadwell Scholar Associate Professor of Cardiology and Director of Cardiovascular Research for the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, U of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT
Stravos Drakos has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Danny Dvir, MD
Attending Physician, UW Medical Centre
Seattle, WA
Danny Dvir has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic-Consultant

Alik Farber, MD
Chief of Vascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
Alik Farber had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ted Feldman, MD
Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Evanston Hospital
Evanston, IL
Ted Feldman has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott, BSC, Edwards, Gore-Honoraria, Institutional Research Grants

Sameer Gafoor, MD
Medical Director, Structural Heart Disease at Swedish Medical Center- Cherry Hill
Seattle, WA
Sameer Gafoor has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Santiago Garcia, MD
Medical Director, Structural Heart Program, Minneapolis VA Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Minnesota
Edina, MN
Santiago Garcia has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Edwards LifeSciences, VA Office of Research and Development -Grant Support; Osprey Medical, Surmodics, Boston Scientific-Consulting

Kirk Garratt, MD, PhD
Chair, Cardiology, Christiana Care Health System
Newark, DE
Kirk Garratt has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular-Consultant; CeloNova-Clinical Research, Consultant; Jarvik Heart- Clinical events adjudication committee; LifeCuff Technologies, Inc-Founder and Chief Medical Officer

Mario Goessl, MD
Director Transcatheter Research and Education, Minneapolis Heart Institute
Minneapolis, MN
Mario Goessl has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jaafer A. Golzar, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Advocate Christ Medical Center
Oaklawn, IL
Jaafer A. Golzar has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Adam B. Greenbaum, MD
Cardiologist, Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI
Adam B. Greenbaum has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jerrold Grodin, MD
Staff Cardiologist, Dallas VA
Dallas, TX
Jerrold Grodin has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mayra Guerrero, MD
Director, Cardiac Structural Interventions, NorthShore Evanston Hospital
Evanston, IL
Mayra Guerrero has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships; Edwards Lifesciences-Consultant, Proctor, Research Grant; Abiomed-Speaker’s Bureau

Rajiv Gulati, MD
Professor of Medicine, Consultant, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Rajiv Gulati has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Hitinder Gurm, MD
Professor, Michigan Medicine Cardiology Clinic: Cardiovascular Center
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
Hitinder Gurm has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ben He, MD, PhD
Director of Cardiology Department, Director of Cardiology Department
Shanghai, Shanghai
Ben He has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Steve Henao, MD
Chief, Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapeutics, New Mexico Heart Institute
Albuquerque, NM
Steve Henao has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Emdologix-Medical Educator

Timothy Darrell Henry, MD
Chief of Cardiology, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA
Timothy Darrel Henry has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Gustavo Heresi-Davila, MD
Medical Director, CTEPH Program, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Gustavo Heresi-Davila has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Bayer Healthcare-Speaker’s Bureau, Consultant

David R. Holmes, Jr., MD
Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases & Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
David Holmes has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michael Jaff, DO
President, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Newton, MA
Michael Jaff has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Cordis, Philips Volcano, Medtronic-Consultant

Farouc Jaffer, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Farouc Jaffer has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular-Consultant; Boston Scientific- Proctor - Complex/CTO PCI; Canon- Preclinical research; Siemens- Clinical Research, Medical Advisory Board

Michael Jessen, MD
Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Michael Jessen has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

William Schuyler Jones, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
William Schuyler Jones has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: AstraZeneca-Research Grant; Bristol-Myers Squibb-Consultant

Navin Kapur, MD
Executive Director, The Cardiovascular Center for Research and Innovation
Boston, MA
Navin Kapur has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abiomed- Research Grant to Tufts Medical Center, Speaker; Abbott, Boston Scientific, Maquet -Research, Speaker, Teaching

Houman Khalili, MD
Assistant Professor, North Texas VA Hospital/UTSW
Dallas, TX
Houman Khalili has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jaikirshan Khatri, MD
Staff, Section of Interventional Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Jaikirshan Khatri has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Spectranetics, Abbott Vascular-Advisory Board

Susheel Kodali, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director NYP Columbia Heart Valve Center, Columbia University
New York, NY
Sunsheel Kodali has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Edward Lifesciences, Claret Medical, Thubrikar Aortic Valve Inc-Consulting; Meril Lifesciences, VS MED Tech-Advisory Board

Raghu Kolluri, MD
Internist, OhioHealth Heart and Vascular Physicians
Columbus, OH
Raghu Kolluri has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Prakash Krishnan, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Associate Professor, Medicine and Cardiology, Instructor, Radiology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
Prahash Krishnan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Dharam Kumbhani, MD
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Dharam Kumbhani has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Aralez, Somahlutions-Consultant

Norman Kumins, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery, CWRU School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
Norman Kumins has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Kansas
Leawood, KS
Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Arthur Lee, MD
Director of Peripheral Intervention, The Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Gainsville, FL
Arthur Lee has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Cook Medical, CSI, Amgen-Speaker; Boston Scientific-Advisory Board

Nicholas  Lembo, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Nicholas Lembo has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Consultant; Boston Scientific, Medtonic Vascular-Speaker Bureau

Brian Lepow, DPM
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
Brian Lepow has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

John Lesser, MD
Director of Cardiovascular CT and MRI, AllinaHealth
Maple Plain, MN
John Less has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michael Luna, MD
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Michael Luna has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Ehtisham Mahmud, MD
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Ehtisham Mahmud has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Corindus, Medtronic, Abbott Vascular-Speaking and Teaching

Michael Maier, DPM
Staff Physician, Cleveland Clinic
Middleburg Heights, OH
Michael Mair has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Smith & Nephew-Honoraria

Christopher Meduri, MD
Interventional Cardiology, Cardiology, Piedmont Healthcare, Piedmont Heart Institute
Atlanta, GA
Christopher Meduri has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Roxana Mehran, MD
Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Population Health Science and Policy, the Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, NY
Roxana Mehran has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Carlos Mena, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine – Cardiology; Medical Director – Vascular Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Carlos Mena has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

John Messenger, MD
Professor, Medicine-Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of Colorado
Aurora, CO
John Messenger has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Issam Moussa, MD
Chief of Cardiology, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Professor of Medicine
New Brunswick, NJ
Issam Moussa has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mohammad Munawar, MD, PhD
Chairman, Medical Committee of Binawaluya Cardiac Center Hospital
Jakarta, Indonesia
Mohammad Munawar has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Srihari Naidu, MD
Director, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program, Interventional Cardiology
New York, NY
Srihari Naidu has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Myokardia, Getinge-Consultant

Manish Parikh, MD
Associate Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Manish Parikh has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular -Advisory Board

Sahil Parikh, MD
Director, Endovascular Services, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY
Sahil Parikh has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular-Consultant; Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Abiomed, Spectranetics-Speaking; Medtronic, Spectranetics-Advisory Board

Wesley Pedersen, MD
Director Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery, Research and Device Innovation Program, AllinaHealth
Minneapolis, MN
Wesley Pedersen has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Constantino Peña, MD
Medical Director of Vascular Imaging, Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, FL
Constantino Peña has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: C.R. Bard, Terumo, Cook Medical, WL Gore-Honoraria; Boston Scientific-Consultant

Ashish Pershad, MD
Interventional Cardiology, Banner Health
Phoenix, AZ
Ashish Pershad has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Jeffrey Popma, MD
Director, Interventional Cardiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Jeffrey Popma has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Boston Scientific- Institutional Grants, Consultant; Medtronic- Core Laboratory, Study Chairman; Abbott Vascular- Core Laboratory Services; Edwards LifeSciences- Clinical Studies

Anand Prasad, MD
Interventional Cardiology, University of Texas Health
San Antonio, TX
Anand Prasad has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Matthew Price, MD
Assistant Professor, Scripps Translational Science Institute
La Jolla, CA
Matthew Price has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular-Honoraria; Boston Scientific, St Jude, WL Gore-Consultant

Bala Ramanan, MD
Assistant Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Bala Ramanan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Sunil Rao, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Sunil Rao has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: CSI, Medtronic, Astra Zeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Amgen-Consultant

Andrew Rassi, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Kaiser Permanente San
San Francisco, CA
Andrew Rassi has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mahmood Razavi, MD
Director,
Orange, CA
Mahmod Razavi has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Michael Reardon, MD
Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Institute for Academic Medicine; Full Member, Research Institute, Houston Methodist; Allison Family Distinguished Chair of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Houston, TX
Michael Reardon has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Medtronic-Consultant

Stéphane Rinfret, MD
Chief, Interventional Cardiology, McGill University Health Centre
Quebec, Canada
Stéphane Rinfret has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

David Rizik, MD
Physician, Interventional Cardiology, HonorHealth Heart Group; Chief Scientific Officer, HonorHealth Heart Group
Scottsdale, AZ
David Rizik has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

R. Kevin Rogers, MD
Associate Professor, University of Colorado
Denver, CO
R. Kevin Rogers has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kenneth Rosenfield, MD
Section Head, Vascular Medicine and Intervention; Chairman, STEMI & Acute MI Quality Improvement Committee, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard
Boston, MA
Kenneth Rosenfield has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Carlos Ruiz, MD, PhD
Director, Structural and Congenital Heart Center, Heart and Vascular Hospital, Joseph Sanzari Children’s Hospital, Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ
Carlos Ruiz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

John Rundback, MD
Director, Interventional Institute at Holy Name Medical Center
Teaneck, NJ
John Rundback has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott, Bard, Cook, CSI, Gore-Consultant

Sheila Sahni, MD
Interventional Cardiology; Fellow in Cardiology
Los Angeles, CA
Sheila Sahni has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Habib Samady, MD
Director, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory, & Interventional Cardiology
Atlanta, GA
Habib Samady has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Yader Sandoval, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Mayo Clinic
La Crosse, WI
Yader Sandoval has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Maurice Sarano, MD
Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Maurice Sarano has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Edwards LLC-Research Grant

Gregory Schwartz, MD
Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver,  CO
Gregory Schwartz has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Sanofi-Research support to institution; The Medicines Company, Resverlogix, Roche, Cerenis-Investigator

Arnold Seto, MD
Chief of Cardiology, Department of Veterans Affairs
Long Beach, CA
Arnold Seto has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Acist Corp-Research Grant; Philips, Novartis-Independent Contractor; Jannsen Pharmaceuticals-Speaker’s Bureau

Nicholas Shammas, MD
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, PC
Davenport, IA
Nicholas Shammas has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Boston Scientific- Consulting fees, Research and educational grants; Bard, Inc- consulting, speaking, teaching, research

Mohsen Sharifi, MD
Director, Arizona Cardiovascular Consultants
Gilbert, AZ
Mohsen Sharifi has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Heart and Vascular Institute Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Mehdi H. Shishehbor has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Kendrick Shunk, MD
Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Kendrick Shunk has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: TransAortic Medical, MedeonBio Inc, Marin General Hospital-Consultant; Siemens Medical Systems, Medinol-Contracted Research

Mitch Silver, DO
Interventional Cardiology, OhioHealth and Vascular Physicians
Columbus, OH
Mitch Silver has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Gagan Singh, MD
Assistant Professor, UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, CA
Gagan Singh has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Structural, Boston Scientific, Zoll-Consultant, Speaker’s Bureau

Niten Singh, MD
Program Chair Professor of Surgery, Limb Preservation Service Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Niten Singh has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Christopher Smolock, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Christopher Smolock has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Paul Sorajja, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI
Director, Center of Valve and Structural Heart Disease, Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Minneapolis, MN
Paul Sorajja has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific-Speaker’s Bureau; Medtronic, Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific-Consultant

Peter Soukas, MD
Director of Vascular Medicine & Interventional PV Lab, Brown Medical School
Providence, RI
Peter Soukas has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: W. L. Gore, Bard, Cordis/Cardinal Health, Spectranetics-Consultant; Juventas Therapeutics-Research Support

Tony Spaedy, MD
Partner, Missouri Heart Center
Columbia, MO
Tony Spaedy has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Timothy Sullivan, MD
Chair, Vascular / Endovascular Surgery, Minneapolis Heart Institute
Minneapolis, MN
Timothy Sullivan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Rakesh Suri, MD, D.Phil.
Chief of Medical Operations and Chief of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH
Rakesh Suri has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Carlos Timaran, MD
Professor of Surgery, UT Southwestern Med Ctr.
Dallas, TX
Carlos Timaran has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Cook Medical Inc-Consulting, Research

Thomas Todoran, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
Thomas Todoran has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: GE Healthcare, Medtronic-Consultant

Magdiel Trinidad-Hernandez, MD
Vascular Surgeon
Colorado Springs, CO
Magdiel Trinidad-Hernandez has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Shirling Tsai, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center/VA North Texas Health Care System
Dallas, TX
Shirling Tsai has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Mani Vannan, MD
Director of Cardiovascular Imaging, Piedmont Healthcare; Director of Echocardiography, Fuqua Heart Center; Medical Director of Valvular Imaging, Marcus Heart Valve Center
Atlanta, GA
Mani Vannan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Minh Vo, MD
Associate Professor of Cardiology, University of Alberta Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Minh Vo has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: Abbott-Consultant

Ron Waksman, MD
Director, Cardiovascular Research and Advanced Education
Washington, DC
Ron Waksman has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships: AstraZeneca-Speaker’s Bureau; Abbott Vascular, Amgen, Biosensors, Biotronik-Consultant

Stephen Waldo, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Cardiology, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, CO
Stephen Waldo has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Brian Whisenant, MD
Medical Director, Heart Valve and Structural Heart Disease, Intermountain Heart Institute, Intermountain Medical Center
Murray, UT
Brian Whisenant has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Dominik Wiktor, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado
Aurora, CO
Domini Wiktor has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Robert Yeh, MD
Director, Smith Center for Outcomes Research
Boston, MA
Abbott Vascular-Consultant; Boston Scientific- PI of Investigator initiated research grants Proctoring, Advisory Board; Abiomed- PI of research grant

Firas Zahr, MD
Director of Interventional Cardiology; Co-director of Complex Heart Valve Program; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR
Firas Zahr has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Planner Disclosures

No member of CMEsolutions or Cardiovascular Innovations Foundation has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Fees

There is a registration fee associated with this CME activity as outlined on the website http://www.cvinnovations.org/

Off-label Use

Cardiovascular Innovations 2017 may contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents not approved by the FDA.  Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

Commercial Support

Commercial support for this activity is provided by the following:
Abbott Laboratories                                 
Abiomed                                      
AstraZeneca                                 
Boston Scientific             
Chiesi                                           
Cook Medical                                          
CR Bard                                                   
Edwards   
Medtronic

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