Ponentes

2017 Facultad de la Conferencia de Latinoamérica

Conference Chairs

Erick Alexanderson Rosas, MD, FACC

President, Mexican Society of Cardiology
Chairman of Nuclear Cardiology Department
National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Chair Assembly of International Governors, ACC
Mexico City, Mexico

Hector I. Michelena, MD, FACC

Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine
Director, Intra-operative Echocardiography
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA

Planning Committee

Juan Aranda, MD, FACC

Professor of Medicine
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, USA

David de Padua Brasil, MD, MSc, FACC

Assistant Professor II
FELUMA - Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas Minas Gerias School of Medicine
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Armando García Castillo, MD, FACC

Interventional Cardiology
Director Cardiolink Clin Trials SC
Governor ACC Chapter México 2017-2020
Monterrey, Mexico

Richard G. Ishmael, MBBS, FACC

President, Caribbean Society of Cardiology
Bracebridge Medical Centre, Belleville
St. Michael, Barbados

Francisco Javier León Hernández, MD

ANCAM President
Mexico City, Mexico

Eduardo F. Mele, MD, PhD, FACC

ACC Argentine Chapter Governor
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Daniel J. Piñeiro, MD, FACC

Full Professor of Medicine
University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Athena Poppas, MD, FACC

Director, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute
Director, Echocardiography
Rhode Island, Miriam and Newport Hospitals
Professor of Medicine
Brown University
Providence, RI, USA

Gustavo Restrepo Molina, MD, FACC

ACC Colombia Chapter Governor
Cardiologo Clinica Medellin
Medellín, Colombia

Featured Speakers

Noel Bairey Merz, MD, FACC

Women's Guild Endowed Chair in Women's Health
Director, Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center
Director, Linda Joy Pollin Women's Heart Health Program
Director, Preventive Cardiac Center
Professor of Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Spencer King III, MD, MACC

Editor-in- Chief, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Cardiovascular Interventions
Associate Editor, JACC
Executive Director, Academic Affairs
Saint Joseph's Health System
Interim President
Saint Joseph's Heart and Vascular Institute
Atlanta, GA, USA

Jagat Narula, DM, MD, PhD, MACC

Philip J. & Harriet L. Goodhart Chair in Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY, USA

Invited Faculty

Miguel Ahumada Ayala, MD

Endocrinologist
Lasalle University School of Medicine
Mexico City, Mexico

Alexandra Arias-Mendoza, MD

National Institute of Cardiology “Ignacio Chávez”
Mexico City, Mexico

Efraín Arizmendi, MD

Cardiology Hospital, Mexican Institute for Social Security
Mexico City, Mexico

Samuel J. Asirvatham, MD, FACC

Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Program Director, Electrophysiology Fellowship Program
Medical Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN, USA

Rubén Baleón, MD

Cardiology Department
Specialty Hospital of the National Medical Center “La Raza”
Mexican Institute of Social Security
Mexico City, Mexico

Carlos Barrero, MD, FACC

Department of Cardiology, Chief
Clinica Bazterrica
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Vera Bittner, MD, FACC

Professor of Medicine
Section Head, General and Preventive Cardiology and Imaging
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL, USA

Marcus Vinícius Bolívar Malachias, MD, PhD, FACC

Medical Sciences School of Minas Gerais/ Fundação Educacional Lucas Machado (FELUMA)
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Alfonso Buendia-Hernandez, MD

Head Pediatric Cardiology
National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Antonio C. P. Chagas, MD, PHD, FACC

Past-President, Brazilian Society of Cardiology
Professor of Medicine
Heart Institute University of Sao Paulo Medical School
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Donaldo Collado, MD, FACC

President, Dominican Society of Cardiology
Physician and Echocardiographer, Cardiology Clinic
Sodocardio/Ceidoca
Centro Medico Caribe
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Roberto Concepcion, MD, FACC

ACC Chilean Chapter Governor
Chief of Cardiology Service
Dipreca Hospital
Santiago de Chile, Chile

Jorge E. Cossio-Aranda, MD, FACC

National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Alejandro Dapelo, MD, FACC

President SOCHICAR
Chilean Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
Concepcion, Chile

Guering Eid-Lidt, MD

National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Jaime Espinoza, MD, FACC

ACC Peru Chapter Governor
Clinica Ricardo Palma
Lima, Peru

Miguel Gonzalez, MD, MTSAC, FACC

President, Argentine Society of Cardiology
Chief of Coronary Care Unit
Sanatorio Finochietto
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ronald E. Henry, MBBS, FACC

Consultant Cardiologist
Advanced Cardiovascular Institute
Cocorite, Trinidad And Tobago

Hermes Ilarraza, MD, MSc, CMC

Cardiologist
National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Ursulo Juarez, MD, FACC

Immediate Past BOG, ACC Mexico Chapter
National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Manlio F. Marquez, MD

President, Mexican Society of Electrophysiology and Cardiac Pacing (SOMEEC)
National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Petronila Martinez Peguero, MD, FACC

ACC Dominican Republic Chapter Governor
Directora Cardio Imagenes Especializadas
Interista, Cardiologa, Ecocardiografista
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Marco Antonio Martinez-Rios, MD, FACC

National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Frederick A. Masoudi, MD, MSPH, FACC

Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO, USA

Aloha Meave, MD

National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Enrique Melgarejo Rojas, MD, FACC

President, Colombian Society of Cardiology and Cardiovascular
Professor
Emérito Hospital Militar Central
Bogota, Colombia

Ivan Mendoza, MD, FACC

ACC Venezuela Chapter Governor
Caracas, Venezuela

Sabrina Phillips, MD, FACC

Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Section
Oklahoma City, OK, USA

Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FACC

Professor of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, NY, USA

Daniel Piskorz, MD, FACC

President, Argentine Federation of Cardiology
Sanatorio Britanico SA
Rosario, Argentina

Eduardo Rivas-Estany, MD, FACC

President, Cuban Society of Cardiology
Professor
Institute of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery
La Habana, Cuba

Rene Rodriguez-Gutierrez, MD, MSc

Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Endocrinonlogy Division, Department of Internal Medicine
University Hospital “Dr. Jose E. Gonzalez”
Monterrey, Mexico

Ana Salvati, MD

Cardiologist
Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martin
Universidad de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina

José M. Sosa, MD, FACC

Cardiologist
President, Peruvian Society of Cardiology
Lima, Peru

C. Michael Valentine, MD, FACC

ACC Board of Trustees, Vice President
Stroobants Cardiovascular Center-Centra
Lynchburg, VA, USA

Juan Verdejo, MD, FACC

Cardiologist
National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

FIT Case Presenters

Alexandro Atilano Díaz, MD

Internal Medicine Resident
University Hospital "José E. González"
Monterrey, Mexico

Oscar Calvillo Argüelles, MD

National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico

Adan Pacheco Cantu, MD

Cardiology Resident
University Hospital "José E. González"
Monterrey, Mexico

Jorge Padilla Ibar, MD

National Institute of Cardiology "Ignacio Chavez"
Mexico City, Mexico