General Session

EPIC-SEC 2017

Live Case Demonstrations of Coronary and Peripheral Interventions from St. Francis Hospital & Heart Center in Roslyn, NY, and Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA

Thursday, April 20
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Dimitri Karmpaliotis

Director of CTO and Complex and High Risk Angioplasty Program, Assistant Professor of Medicine
NYPH/Columbia University
Columbia University Medical Center

PhD in Vascular Biology. Residency at Brown University RI, Cardiology Fellowship at BIDMC/Harvard Medical School, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Emory University.
Currently Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and Director of CTO, Complex and High Risk Angioplasty Program at the Center of Interventional Vascular Therapy, NYPH/Columbia University Medical Center, NY

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Habib Samady

Professor of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

Dr. Samady trained in general cardiology, nuclear cardiology and interventional cardiology at Yale University School of Medicine from 1994 to 1999. He was Assistant Professor of Medicine at University of Virginia from 1999-2003 and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School from 2003-2005. He joined the Division of Cardiology at Emory University in 2005. In 2009, he became Professor of Medicine and in 2011, Director of Interventional Cardiology at Emory University and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of EUH. He has supervised and participated in the training of over 60 interventional cardiology fellows and over 100 general cardiology fellows.

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Christopher J. White

Professor and Chairman Department of Medicine and Cardiology
Ochsner Clinical School and Ochsner Medical Institutions
Ochsner Medical Center

Dr. White is Past President of the national Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions and was recently honored as a Master Interventionalist and received the Mason Sones service award. Academically, Dr. White served as Editor-in-Chief of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions from September 2000 until December 2010, and is currently Associate Editor for JACC Interventions. He has published more than 300 manuscripts and presented more than 150 scientific abstracts in the field of interventional cardiology and peripheral vascular diseases.

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Ziyad Ghazzal

Deputy EVP/DeanAssociate Dean for Clinical Affairs
American University of Beirut
American University of Beirut

Dr. Ziyad Ghazzal is Deputy to the Executive Vice President and is Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the Faculty of Medicine at the American University of Beirut where he received his MD degree and residency training. He is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and a practicing interventional cardiologist. He is also Adjunct Professor at Emory University where he completed his fellowship training and was a full-time faculty member until 2008. He is an editorial consultant for JACC Cardiovascular Interventions and the American Journal of Cardiology. He was an associate editor of ACC-Cardiosource. He was the co-chair of the international distant learning program of the American College of Cardiology.

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Allen Jeremias

Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Stony Brook University

Allen Jeremias, M.D., M.Sc. is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY and the Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. He also is the Director of the Physiology Core Laboratory at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY.
Dr Jeremias completed his residency at the Cleveland Clinical Foundation and cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston.
Dr. Jeremias has numerous publications in the area of coronary physiology and intravascular imaging.

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Andrew J. Klein

Interventional cardiologist
Piedmont Heart Institute
St. Louis University School of Medicine

Andrew J. Klein, MD, FACC, FSCAI is an adult interventional cardiologist with specialty training in endovascular and vascular medicine. Dr. Klein recently relocated to Atlanta to join Piedmont Heart Institute from St. Louis where he was the director of the endovascular services and of cardiovascular research at the John Cochran VA Medical Center. Dr. Klein is boarded in 5 medical specialties including internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, vascular medicine and endovascular medicine and has authored over 50 peer-review articles, 6 book chapters and numerous abstracts. Dr. Klein is an active member and fellow iof both SCAI and the ACC. He is the current co-chair of the SCAI Simulation Committee and serves on the PAD, Early Career Development and Public Relations Committees. His research and clinical interests include peripheral arterial disease, endovascular revascularization/ limb salvage, and advanced coronary revascularization including rotational/orbital atherectomy and endovascular therapy for pulmonary embolism.

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Roxana Mehran

Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Population Health Science and Policy
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC is a physician and an internationally renowned influencer in the field of interventional cardiovascular disease. Throughout her career as an academician, clinician, and researcher she has achieved the highest levels of recognition for her knowledge, expertise, and accomplishments within the field.
Currently a Professor of Medicine, Cardiology, Professor of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York; also Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials at Mount Sinai Hospita.Over the past five years, she has led the development of a globally-respected data and clinical coordination center to support large, multicenter, multinational clinical trials designed, by her team, to help clinicians improve outcomes and quality of life for patients undergoing interventional cardiovascular procedures. Her work has had a special emphasis on gaining a deeper understanding of anticoagulation, antiplatelet regimens post angioplasty and transcatheter valve replacement; and collection and interpretation of sex-specific data in cardiovascular clinical trials.

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John P. Reilly

Vice Chair, Department of Cardiology
Ochsner Medical Center

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Richard A. Shlofmitz

Chairman of Cardiology
St francis hospital

richard shlofmitz md
chairman cardilogy st francis hospital
interventional cardiologist specializing in vessel
preparation with orbital athercetomy
as well as precision PCI with optical coherence
tomography.

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