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Continuing Medical Education/Symposium Registration

2018 Spring Cardiovascular Symposium


  • Be aware of developments in revascularization techniques of coronary artery disease, both percutaneous and surgical
  • Discuss the latest updates regarding antiplatelet therapies
  • Utilize the latest strategies on the management of atrial fibrillation
  • Compare anticoagulation options for thromboprophylaxis for atrial fibrillation, including left atrial appendage closure devices
  • Be familiar with screening, diagnosis and treatment options for carotid artery disease.
  • Be familiar with screening, diagnosis and treatment options for abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Be aware of the latest developments and techniques to tackle structural heart disease, including identifying patients suitable for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Review the screening, diagnosis and management of peripheral vascular disease, including lower extremity arterial and venous disease


Management of Coronary Disease in 2018
Douglas Tomasian, MD – Centegra Physician Care

Antiplatelet Therapy
Paresh Rawal, MD – Advocate Heart Institute

Anticoagulation in A-Fib (including Watchman)
Eric Kessler, MD – Cardiac EP Consultants

Carotid Artery & Aortic Aneurysmal Disease
Sheraz Qureshi, MD – Centegra Health System

Update on Management of A-Fib
Miguel Leal, MD – University of Wisconsin – Madison

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery in 2018
Thomas Hinkamp, MD – Cardiac Surgical Associates SC

Peripheral Vascular Disease (Arterial & Venous)
Asim Zaidi, MD – Centegra Physician Care

Structural Heart Disease
Elizabeth Retzer, MD – Centegra Physician Care

Registration Form

Continuing Medical Education provides:

  • Conveniently scheduled dates and times to help you meet your CME annual requirements
  • Current medical education in various specialties
  • The opportunity to network with physician colleagues
  • An opportunity for both Centegra and non-Centegra physicians to suggest topics and present information about their areas of expertise at Centegra CME events

For more information about CME opportunities, please contact:

  • Edie Best, CME Coordinator—815-759-8151
  • Physician Outreach Coordinator
    • Danette Santana—815-788-5859