Wednesday, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Health Sciences Education Building
435 N. 5th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004


Cardiology Providers:
Please join our complimentary 2nd Annual Banner Cardiology Summit focused on contemporary management of structural heart disease.

At the Summit, we will focus on:

  • 2017 Cardiology SummitEvaluating the relative merits of surgical mitral valve repair and replacement, as well as current percutaneous options and appropriate candidates for each.
  • Acknowledging challenges of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (AVR) in lower risk patients and how these challenges differ from those at intermediate or high surgical risk.
  • Identifying anatomical and procedural characteristics that favor transcatheter or surgical AVR, monitored or general anesthesia and how these features occasionally drive off-label transcatheter AVR.
  • Discussing the differences between sexes in cardiovascular outcomes.

*Symposium and dinner are complimentary to attendees.

Speakers and Topics:

  • Keynote Speaker:
    • Ted Feldman, MD, MSCAI, FACC, FESC – The Transformation of Treatment for Valvular Heart Disease: From Surgery to Catheter Therapy.
  • Course Director:
    • Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, FASPC – Women and Heart Disease - What are the Sex Differences?
  • Guest Speakers:
    • H. Kenith Fang, MD, FACS – The Next Frontier: Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement.
    • Zain Khalpey, MD, PhD, FACS, FETCS – Myocardial Recovery and Hybrid Therapy in Heart Failure.
    • Ashish Pershad, MD, FACC, FSCAI – Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement - What's Next?

Co-Sponsored By:

  • Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix.
  • Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.
  • The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix.

*Physician Education Credit: Banner Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Banner Health designates this live activity for a maximum of three AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The faculty and planning members have reported they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that may constitute a conflict of interest with the content of this education.