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223 N. Van Dien Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Valley to Present Second Annual Cardiovascular Translational Research Symposium


Physicians and nurses are invited to attend “Integrating New Technologies into Current Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Practice”, presented by The Valley Hospital’s Heart and Vascular Institute.  The symposium will be held at The Valley Hospital Auditorium, located at 223 N. Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, on Saturday, September 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The keynote speaker for this symposium will be Joseph E. Bavaria, M.D., Director of the Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.  Dr. Bavaria’s presentation will be titled: “Assimilation of new technologies into cardiac surgery: From concept design to clinical practice.”

Other speakers will include Giovanni Ferrari, Ph.D., from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Greg L. Kaluza, M.D., of Cardiovascular Research Foundation; Manuel A. Villafana, of Kips Bay Medical, Inc.; John Quackenbush, Ph.D., from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; and Alex Zapolanski, M.D., and  Jason Sperling, M.D., of The Valley Columbia Heart Center.

Course directors and moderators are Dr. Ferrari and Juan B. Grau, M.D., of The Valley Hospital and Columbia University. 

You may register now by calling 201-447-8558, or sending an email with your name to  There is a $50 fee for the symposium, or $40 before August 15.  The fee for Valley physicians and nurses is $25, or $15 before August 15. CME/Nursing contact hours have been applied for.

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