Contemporary Management of Critical Limb Ischemia
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, January 17, 2013
8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Fl Lecture Hall
Speaker & Info
David Slovut, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (Vascular Surgery)
Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center
Dr. David Slovut’s clinical practice and research interests focus on diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular, renal, mesenteric, and peripheral arterial disease, as well as treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Dr. Slovut has authored multiple scholarly papers and book chapters and was the lead editor of the recently published textbook Comprehensive Review in Vascular and Endovascular Medicine. He holds several leadership roles within the vascular community, having served as Course Director for the Comprehensive Review Course for the American Board of Vascular Medicine examination and currently serving on the Board of Trustees for the American Board of Vascular Medicine. Additionally, he completed a tenure as ex officio member on Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) Board of Trustees, and was the Editor-in-Chief of the SVM website (www.vascularmed.org) from 2007 to 2011.
Dr. Slovut received his medical degree in 1991, and a PhD in Cellular and Integrative Physiology in 1998, from the University of Minnesota. His post medical school training included three years of clinical training in general surgery, and internal medicine residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. He completed fellowship training in cardiology and interventional cardiology in 2003 at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY. He joined the faculty at Montefiore in March 2011 following a three-year tenure at North Shore Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Currently, Dr. Slovut is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, and serves as the Director of Advanced Interventional Therapy and Co-director of the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement program.
Objectives - After attending this activity, participants will:
- Recognize the history, physical examination, and non-invasive laboratory findings in patients with critical limb ischemia.
- Understand guidelines for medical management of patients with peripheral artery disease.
- Understand options for treating patients with critical limb ischemia including revascularization and amputation.
Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Division of Cardiology (Department of Medicine)