3rd Annual Gastroenterology & Hepatology Symposium (GI & Hepatology 2014)

Venue: Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 13, 2014 / 12:00 pm - (EST) End Date/Time: Feb 15, 2014 / 12:00 pm - (EST)
Registration Date: Jan 24, 2014 Time: 23:59:00 - (EST)
Early Registration Date: Dec 06, 2013 Time: 23:59:00 - (EST)
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Description

Program Summary

This course will focus on practical and evidence based aspects of managing the difficult GI disorders in gastroenterology and hepatology practice. This 3-day course will provide guidance to the attendees on diagnostics and management of challenging cases in clinical practice and latest advances in the field, including esophageal diseases, liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, small bowel and pancreatic diseases, and endoscopy. Each session will include didactic presentations followed by a panel discussion about the optimal approach to the diagnosis and management of the presented topics.

 Program Details

TOPICS

- Capsule Endoscopy Course

- Endoscopy

- Hepatology

- Inflammatory Bowel Disease

- Pancreaticobiliary

- Nurses Course

- Panel Discussions

TARGET AUDIENCE

Gastroenterologists, hepatologists, general surgeons, internists, fellows and residents, physician assistants, nurses and other interested health care professionals.

Venue

3030 Holiday Drive
Florida
United States
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Conference Speakers

Program Directors

 

Roger Charles, MD

Chairman, Department of Gastroenterology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

Bret Lashner, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine

Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Department of Gastroenterology

Digestive Disease Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Andrew Ukleja, MD, CNSP

Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Florida Atlantic University and

University of South Florida College of Medicine

Director, Nutrition Support Team

Department of Gastroenterology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

 

 

Cleveland Clinic Faculty      

 

William Carey, MD

Director of the Hepatology Center

Staff, Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Director, Center of Continuing Education

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Fernando Castro, MD

Director, Gastroenterology Training Program

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

Tolga Erim, DO

Associate Staff

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

John Fung, MD, PhD

Chair, Digestive Disease Institute

and Department Hepato-Pancreato Biliary and Transplant Surgery

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Brenda Jimenez–Cantisano, MD

Associate Staff

Department of Gastroenterology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

Baljendra Kapoor, MD

Associate Staff, Interventional Radiology

Department of Radiology

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Luis Lara, MD

Affiliate Assistant Professor

Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine

Florida Atlantic University

Medical Director, Pancreas Clinic

Staff Physician

Department of Gastroenterology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

David Maron, MD

Vice Chair, Department of Colorectal Surgery

Program Director, Colon & Rectal Surgery Residency

Department of Colorectal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

K.V. Narayanan Menon, MD

Staff Physician

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Nicole Palekar, MD

Associate Staff

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

Albert Parlade, MD

Head, Section of Abdominal Imaging

Department of Radiology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

 

Ronnie Pimentel, MD

Director of Endoscopy

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

Siva Raja, MD, PhD

Associate Staff

Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Heart and Vascular Institute

Cleveland Clinic Ohio

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Carlos Romero-Marrero, MD, MSc

Associate Staff

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Transplant Center

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Janice Santisi, RN

Department of Gastroenterology

and Hepatology

Digestive Disease Institute

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Alison Schneider, MD

Staff, Department of Gastroenterology

Director, GI Motility Lab

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

Bo Shen, MD

Ed & Joey Story Endowed Chair

Professor of Medicine

Section Head, Digestive Disease Institute

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Carole Sherman, RN

Assistant Nurse Manager, Endoscopy Suite

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

John Vargo, MD, MPH

Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Nizar Zein, MD

Staff, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

Xaralmbos Bobby Zervos, DO

Hepatologist

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, Florida

 

Gregory Zuccaro, MD

Staff Gastroenterologist

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Invited Faculty

 

Amitabh Chak, MD

Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Case Western Reserve University Hospital

Cleveland, Ohio

 

Ram Chuttani, MD

Director of Endoscopy and Chief, Interventional Gastroenterology

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Marcia Cruz-Correa, MD

Associate Professor Medicine, Biochemistry & Surgery

Scientific Director

Department of Medicine

Medical Sciences Campus

University of Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

John Dumot, DO

Professor of Medicine and Medical Director

Digestive Health Institute Ahuja Medical Center

Case Western Reserve University & University Hospitals

Beachwood, Ohio

 

James Leavitt, MD

President

Gastroenterology Care Center

Miami, Florida

 

Douglas Pleskow, MD, AGAF, FASGE

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Co-Director of Endoscopy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Charles Ray, Jr., MD, PhD

Professor and Vice Chair of Research

Chef of Interventional  Radiology

University of Colorado Hospital

Aurora, Colorado