Innovations in Heart Care Webcast by MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute





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Published on Nov 16, 2016

Aimed to offer new hope for the estimated 27 million people in the U.S. with heart disease, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital hosted an hour long Innovations in Heart Care Webcast. Moderated by WMAR-TV news anchor Jamie Costello, the webcast featured five of Baltimore's top cardiac experts in an engaging interactive dialogue focused on recent innovations in heart care.

Innovation is at the heart of MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. New research and developments offer state-of-the-art treatment and diagnosis for patients through the Cardiovascular Research Institute. From leading the charge in transradial cardiac catheterization to being the first hospital in the state to offer dissolvable stents, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Union Memorial brings together a variety of skilled specialists with experience in a wide range of cardiac conditions to advance heart care. The multidisciplinary team comprises cardiology, cardiac surgery, intensive care medicine, nursing, ancillary care, and administration and brings relief to patients through both operative and non-operative treatment.

Panelists included:

George Ruiz, MD, chief of Cardiology at MedStar Union Memorial and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospitals. Learn more about Dr. Ruiz :http://ow.ly/Ttzj306f69o

John Wang, MD, chief of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at MedStar Union Memorial and scientific director for Baltimore Cardiovascular Research. Learn more about Dr. Wang: http://ow.ly/GqlI306f6cn

Momina Mastoor, MD, cardiologist at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Learn more about Dr. Mastoor: http://ow.ly/T5jJ306f6im

Glenn Meininger, MD, Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology Services for the Baltimore region of the MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. Learn more about Dr. Meininger: http://ow.ly/qCqS306f6qT

Michael Fiocco, MD, chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Learn more about Dr. Fiocco: http://ow.ly/bv3B306f6wy


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