ULTRASOUND SOLUTIONS CORP. is pleased to present Dr. Robert J. Feezor, Associate Professor and Chief of Cardiothoracic/Vascular Surgery for University of Florida – Halifax Health for an enlightening session on Peripheral Arterial Disease.
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is the most common form of peripheral vascular disease diagnosed today. Affecting up to 20% of Americans over the age of 60, this condition is considered a major risk factor for both heart attack and stroke. This hour-long discussion will provide participants with an overview of the risk factors and presentation of peripheral artery disease. It will also highlight the key modalities of therapy: medical management, endovascular therapies, and surgical therapies.
Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to:
- Define the risk factors for PAD
- Recognize the natural history of patients with PAD based on presenting symptoms
- Explain a variety of treatment options for PAD, including risks and potential benefits of each
About Our Speaker
Robert J. Feezor, MD, FACS, FSVS is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Florida, where he has been on faculty within the Department of Surgery for 13 years. In 2016, he moved to Daytona Beach, Florida and lead the expansion of UF Health beyond Gainesville. He serves as the Medical Director for UF Health, Heart, and Vascular Surgery – Halifax Health, Director of the Vascular Laboratory, and Subsection Chief of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. He recently was named the Inaugural Chief of Staff for Halifax Health/UF Health Medical Center of Deltona which opened in early 2020. He continues to perform surgery four days a week along with one day of clinic per week, plus administrative duties. Most importantly, he is a full-time Dad, loves spending time with his three sons, and loves living on the beach.
This activity has been approved for 1.0 SDMS CME credit.
The CME participant roster will be reported by Ultrasound Solutions Corp. to the SDMS CME Tracker System.