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2022 Eugene and Betty Casey Cardiovascular Conference

About This Event

Virtual platform supported by Zoom

This event is an excellent opportunity for physicians, nurses and technicians to receive concentrated, comprehensive information on the latest trends and techniques in the care of heart patients. A multidisciplinary team of cardiovascular professionals will present sessions on advancements in treatment and technology.

Fully funded by the Winchester Medical Center Foundation


  • 7:50 – 8:00 AM Welcome/Instructions/Introductions
  • 8:00 – 8:50 AM Bioethics of Near End of Life Devices
    • Daniel Alexander, DO, Winchester Cardiology and Vascular Medicine | Valley Health
  • 8:50 – 9:00 AM Q&A with Dr. Alexander
  • 9:00 – 9:50 AM Carotid Artery Disease
    • Mark Kumar, MD, Valley Health Vascular Surgeons
  • 9:50 – 10:00 AM Q&A with Dr. Kumar
  • 10:00 – 10:50 AM Palliative Care from the Cardiovascular Perspective
    • Prashanta Koirala, MD, Valley Health Palliative Care
  • 10:50 – 11:00 AM Q&A with Dr. Koirala
  • 11:00 – 11:50 AM Limb Salvage
    • Ayorinde Akinrinlola, MD, Valley Health Vascular Surgeons
  • 11:50 AM – 12:00 PM Q&A with Dr. Akinrinlola
  • 12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch Break and Vendor Rooms Open to Visit
  • 1:00 – 1:50 PM Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair
    • Ernesto Jimenez, MD, Director, Cardiovascular Surgery Program, and Co-Director, Structural Heart Program, Valley Health
  • 1:50 – 2:00 PM – Q&A with Dr. Jimenez
  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM Surgical Aortic Valve Repair (SAVR) vs. Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
    • Ernesto Jimenez, MD, Valley Health Cardiothoracic Surgeons
    • Jeffrey Skiles, MD, Winchester Cardiology and Vascular Medicine | Valley Health
  • 2:30 PM Wrap Up and Evaluation

Click here to view the complete conference agenda, presenter bios and professional credits awarded by Valley Health.


You will receive a confirmation email once your registration is complete providing all the details. It is important to keep this information handy as it contains the necessary information to gain access on February 18. Please note that registered attendees should sign in at 7:45 AM on February 18

Registration closes on Thursday, February 17, at 12 noon