Peninsula Regional Medical Center's Guerrieri Heart & Vascular Institute presents the 2018 Coastal Cardiac & Vascular Conference, to be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay and Conference Center, Cambridge, Maryland.

Download a PDF of the brochure here.

Take advantage of the "Early Bird" reservation discount  click here to register online.

Hotel Reservations: Call the Hyatt by January 31, 2018, at 1‐888‐421‐1442 for reservations. Mention the Peninsula Regional Medical Center conference to receive a reduced rate.

For more information call Pam Caldwell at 410‐543‐7027 or

On the agenda this year:

Morning Opening General Session: 
A New Era in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction with Sodium Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitor 
Robert Chilton, DO
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Morning Second General Session:
Advances in the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation: Surgical Collaboration and Left  Atrial Occlusion Strategies

J. Michael Mangrum, MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

Morning Breakout Sessions:

  • Device Therapies for Hypertension Including Renal Denervation  David Kandzari, MD, Director of Interventional Cardiology and Chief Scientific Officer, Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, GA
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease – Thomas Bashore, MD, Professor of Medicine/Clinical Chief of the Division of Cardiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Afternoon General Session: Mitral Valve Surgery in the 21st Century
Eugene A. Grossi, MD
Stephens B. Colvin Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY

Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in 2018. Is it now Standard of Care  David Anderson, MD, Professor, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida Health, Gainesville, FL
  • Evaluation and Management of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome  Rajabrata Sarkar, MD, Chief of Vascular Surgery- Head of the Division of Vascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD

Closing General Session: Hereditary Arrhythmias: Legal Dilemmas with Notifying At-Risk Family Members

Victor Cotton, MD, JD
Law & Medicine
Hershey, PA