Heart Symposium - 2018

Sequoia Hospital Heart and Vascular Institute's 2018 Heart Symposium

Held on Saturday, September 29, 2018
Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, California

Below are the slides from the symposium presentations (click on any link to download PDF)


Annual Outcomes Report

Edward Soltesz, MD MPH

Heart Failure Update

Mary S. Larson, MD

Preoperative Cardiac Risk Evaluation and Management

Shalini Bhambani, MD

Peripheral Arterial Disease for Primary Care

Ed Aboian, MD

Interventional Radiology Solutions in the Primary Care Setting

Anobel TamraziMD, PhD

Cardiac CT - What Does the Generalist Need to Know?

Nellis Allan Smith MD

Pulmonary Hypertension - Review & Update

Olga M. Fortenko, MD

Update of Lipid Therapy for Coronary Patients

Bahman Nouri, MD FACC FSCAI


Gregory Engel, MD

Valvular Heart Disease - A Focus on the Role of Primary Care

Donald St. Claire Jr, M.D., FACC, FSCAI

Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

Roger A. Winkle MD


During our 2018 Heart Symposium, national thought leaders in cardiovascular care from Dignity Health Sequoia Hospital discussed an array of important topics including:

  • Management and treatment options for abnormal cardiac valves
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Cardiac imaging and stress testing options for coronary artery disease
  • Preoperative cardiac clearance guidelines
  • Syncope and contemporary options for monitoring and diagnosing arrhythmias
  • Congestive heart failure and use of newer medications and more