Frontiers in Interventional Cardiology

This masterclass, led by prominent interventional cardiologist and trialist Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt, will explore the latest advances in interventional cardiology. Multidisciplinary experts will present on comprehensive interventional cardiology topics, including pre-procedural evaluation, pharmacological aspects, coronary intervention, peripheral intervention, structural intervention, and more. Each section will include patient cases and expert panel discussion, which will aim to provide practical approaches to patient management and interpret the latest advances to patient care. Do not miss your opportunity to learn from and interact with the experts!

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Latanya Benjamin, MD
Deepak L. Bhatt,
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Executive Director
  • Interventional Cardiovascular Programs
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart and Vascular Center
  • Boston, MA

Deepak L. Bhatt MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, FESC, FACP, FCCP is Chief of Cardiology at VA Boston Healthcare System and Director of the Integrated Interventional Cardiovascular Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital and VA Boston Healthcare System. He is also a Senior Investigator in the TIMI Study Group and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

After graduating as valedictorian from the Boston Latin School, Dr. Bhatt obtained his undergraduate science degree as a National Merit Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology while also serving as a research associate at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical doctorate from Cornell University. He completed a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in clinical effectiveness at Harvard University. His internship and residency in internal medicine were performed at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and his cardiovascular training was completed at Cleveland Clinic. He also completed fellowships in interventional cardiology and cerebral and peripheral vascular intervention as well as serving as Chief Interventional Fellow at Cleveland Clinic where he went on to spend several years as an interventional cardiologist and an Associate Professor of Medicine. He served for many years as Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship and as Associate Director of the Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship. He also served as Associate Director of the Cleveland Clinic Cardiovascular Coordinating Center. Dr. Bhatt was listed in Best Doctors in America from 2005 to 2013.

Dr. Bhatt's research interests include preventive cardiology as well as the optimal management of patients with acute coronary syndromes. He also has research interests in advanced techniques in cardiac, cerebral, and peripheral intervention. He has authored or co-authored over 500 publications. He is on several editorial boards. He is the editor of Essential Concepts in Cardiovascular Intervention and Guide to Peripheral and Cerebrovascular Intervention as well as co-editor of the Handbook of Acute Coronary Syndromes. He was the international PI for the CHARISMA and CRESCENDO trials and co-PI of the CHAMPION trials. He served as chair of COGENT and helped lead STAMPEDE. He serves as co-chair of the REACH registry. He is also co-PI of SAVOR-TIMI 53 and SYMPLICITY HTN-3 and chairs REDUCE-IT. He is the current Chair of the AHA-GWTG Science Subcommittee. He is Associate Editor for clinical trials for the ACC's Cardiosource. Dr. Bhatt has been a visiting lecturer at a number of prestigious institutions throughout the world. He has been interviewed extensively by news agencies on topics ranging from premature coronary artery disease to the role of inflammation and genetics in heart attacks.


October 15, 2021

12:30 pm Opening Remarks Deepak L. Bhatt, MD
12:30 - 2:30 pm ACS & AMI Management C. Michael Gibson, MD
Roxana Mehran, MD
Shamir R. Mehta MD
  1. The STEMI Patient with Multivessel Disease: Evaluation and Screening
  2. Complete Revascularization in STEMI Patients
  3. STEMI Interventions - What Type of Stent to Use
  4. Optimal Anticoagulation Strategies
  5. ACS Pharmacotherapy (DOACs, Aspirin, AF & PCI considerations)
  6. ACS & AMI Management Session - Cases & Panel Discussion
2:30 – 3:00 PM Exhibit Hall Break
& Meet the Experts
3:00 – 5:00 PM Stable CAD Session William E. Boden, MD
Peter H. Stone MD
  1. Screening, diagnosis, risk assessment
  2. Medical Therapy
  3. Revascularization
  4. Patient Cases & Panel Discussion
5:00 – 6:00 PM Welcome Reception
6:00 – 7:00 PM CME Symposium

October 16, 2021

7:00 – 8:00 AM CME Symposium
8:00 – 8:30 AM Break
8:30 – 10:30 AM Stable PAD Session Herbert D. Aronow, MD
Marc P. Bonaca, MD
Manesh R. Patel, MD
  1. Screening, diagnosis, risk assessment
  2. Medical Therapy
  3. Revascularization
  4. Acute considerations in PAD: CLI and ALI
  5. Patient Cases & Panel Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 AM Exhibit Hall Break
& Meet the Experts
11:00 – 12:00 PM Complex Thrombus Management Session Geoffrey Barnes, MD
Gregory Piazza, MD
  1. An Overview of VTE burden & Clinical presentations
  2. Treatment of VTE: From Anticoagulation to Thrombolysis and Beyond
  3. Panel Discussion
12:00 – 12:30 PM Exhibit Hall Break
& Meet the Experts
12:30 – 1:30 PM CME Symposium
1:30 – 2:00 PM Exhibit Hall Break
& Meet the Experts
2:00 – 4:00 PM Structural and Valvular Heart Disease Rebecca T. Hahn MD
Gilbert H. Tang, MD
  1. TAVR
  2. TMVR
  3. Advanced Heart Failure (LVAD, pump technologies etc.)
  4. Patient Cases & Panel Discussion
4:00 – 5:00 PM Arrhythmias Christine M. Albert, MD
Elaine M. Hylek, MD
  1. Atrial Fibrillation Medical Management
  2. Stroke Prevention in AF
  3. Ablation and LAA
  4. Patient Cases & Panel Discussion
5:00 PM Closing Remarks Deepak L. Bhatt, MD


Earn up to 10+ ACCME & ANCC Credit Hours*

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Until August 31, 2021
Until October 15, 2021
On-Site Registration

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**Registration fees permit access to the Masterclass only; those interested in attending both the Masterclass and the Cardiometabolic Health Congress must register for the Annual CMHC here.


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Gaylord National Resort

201 Waterfront Street,
National Harbor, MD 20745

Room Rate: $265
Tel (301) 965-4000

Expires: 9-23-21

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