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Faculty – 21st Valve Disease, Structural Interventions, and Diastology Summit

Summit Director

Allan L. Klein, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FAHA, FASE, FESC
Past President, American Society of Echocardiography
Professor of Medicine
Director, Pericardial Disease Center
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Summit Co-Directors

Christine Jellis, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Co-Director Pericardial Disease Center
Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic

L. Leonardo Rodriguez, MD
Program Director, Advanced Imaging Fellowship
Editor in Chief, CASE
Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic


Samir Kapadia, MD
Director, Sones Catheterization Laboratories
Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Guest Faculty

Hisham Dokainish, MD, FRCP(C), FASE Professor of Medicine
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario

Linda Gillam, MD, MPH, FACC, FASE, FESC
Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University
Chair, Cardiovascular Medicine
Morristown Medical Center/Atlantic Health System
Morristown, NJ

Stephen H. Little, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FASE Director, Cardiovascular Fellowship Program
Associate Professor
Weill Cornell Medicine
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX

Maurice Sarano, MD
Cardiovascular Disease
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Igal A. Sebag, MD, FRCP(C), FACC, FASE Associate Professor of Medicine
McGill University
Director, Echocardiography and Medical Diagnostics
Director, Fellowships in Echocardiography and Integrated Cardiac Imaging
Sir Mortimer B. Davis–Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Robert J. Cubeddu, MD
Chair, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Florida

Amy Dillenbeck, MS, RDCS, FASE
Coordinator, Education and Training
Cardiovascular Medicine

Richard Grimm, DO
Director, Echocardiography Laboratory
Cardiovascular Medicine

Jared Klein, MD, MPH
Pediatric Cardiology Fellow
Cleveland Clinic Childrens

Rhonda Miyasaka, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine

William J. Stewart, MD
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University

Lars G. Svensson, MD, PhD
Chairman, Heart and Vascular Institute
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery