Miami, Brain, Neuro & Nursing Symposiums 2017
This symposium will focus on recent advances in neuro-oncology, stroke management, neurocritical care and neuro-imaging. The expert faculty will engage participants through complex cases, novel treatment strategies and lively panel discussions.
Complete details available at MiamiNeuro.BaptistHealth.net and MiamiBrainSymposium.BaptistHealth.net
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Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Adult and Pediatric Oncologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuro-Oncologists, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Radiation Oncologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Neuropsychologists, Critical Care and Neuroscience Nurses, Neurosurgery Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Dietitians, Radiology Technologists, Clinical Pharmacists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, as well as other specialists interested in the field of neuro-oncology and neuroscience.
The Biltmore Hotel, located in the heart of Coral Gables, one of Miami’s most prestigious areas, combines golf and tennis with an estate-like setting and is just 15 minutes from Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami. For more information about the Biltmore, go to BiltmoreHotel.com
Make your hotel reservation now by calling 1-800-727-1926 or go to Biltmore.com to receive the special group rate of $279, plus applicable taxes. Group rates will be honored through Monday, October 30, 2017. Mention code 401 to receive the special group rate.
If you plan to extend your stay pre/post symposium, reservations should be made directly with the Biltmore Hotel.
The Biltmore Hotel
1200 Anastasia Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Biltmore Parking Rates:
Overnight Parking - $25
Daily Valet Parking - $12
Kevin Abrams, M.D., is medical director of neuroradiology and magnetic resonance imaging at Baptist, Homestead and South Miami Hospitals. Dr. Abrams is medical director of imaging at Baptist Hospital of Miami. Dr. Abrams graduated cum laude from the State University of New York at Stony Brook with a Bachelor of Science degree and received his M.D. degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Connecticut and a diagnostic radiology residency at the Hospital of St. Raphael in Connecticut, a Yale affiliate, where he also served as chief resident. Dr. Abrams went on to complete a fellowship in neuroradiology at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Guilherme Dabus, M.D., is medical director of the fellowship program in interventional neuroradiology and endovascular neurosurgery at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Baptist Hospital of Miami. Dr. Dabus is a clinical associate professor of radiology, neurology and neurosurgery at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.
Felipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D., is medical director of the comprehensive stroke center at Baptist Hospital of Miami. He received his medical degree from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Peru. He completed an internship in internal medicine, a residency in neurology and a neurovascular fellowship at the University of Cincinnati, where he also received a certificate in clinical and translational research. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the specialties of neurology and vascular neurology, and a member of the American Academy of Neurology and American Stroke Association.
Karel Fuentes, M.D., is a neurointensivist at Baptist, South Miami, Homestead, Doctors and West Kendall Baptist Hospitals, as well as medical director of neurocritical care at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center. He is also a clinical assistant professor of neurology at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Dr. Fuentes received his medical degree from Escuela Autonoma de Ciencias Medicas de Centro America in San Jose, Costa Rica. He completed his internship at Tampa General Hospital and James Haley VA Hospital in Tampa, his residency in neurology at Seaton Hall University in New Jersey and his fellowship in neurocritical care at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. He is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Neurocritical Care Society, American Academy of Neurology and American Heart/Stroke Association.
Sergio González-Arias, M.D., Ph.D., FAANS, FACS, is dean at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Zaragoza in Zaragoza, Spain. He completed his surgical internship at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital in Chicago and neurosurgical residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami. He is Board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.
Italo Linfante, M.D., FAHA, is medical director of interventional neuroradiology and endovascular neurosurgery at Baptist Health Neuroscience Center and Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute. He is a clinical associate professor of radiology, neurology and neurosurgery at Florida International University’s Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Dr. Linfante is president-elect of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology.
Yazmin Odia, M.D., M.S., is a neuro-oncologist at Miami Cancer Institute. She graduated from the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine, completed her internship and residency at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed a fellowship at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Odia is Board-certified in neurology, and is also certified in neuro-oncology by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. She is renowned for her important research work in the field of neuro-oncology, including looking at the clinical correlates of novel biomarkers in various brain tumors, and has had many medical papers published.
Blaise Baxter, M.D., is a neurointerventional radiologist. He is chief of radiology for Erlanger Health System and chairman of radiology for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He received his medical degree and completed a neuroradiology fellowship at Dalhousie University Halifax in Nova Scotia. He is certified by the American Board of Radiology and is a diagnostic radiology fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Daniel Mandell, Ph.D., M.D., FRCPC, is associate professor of medical imaging at the University of Toronto. Dr. Mandell obtained his MD degree at McMaster University and completed a radiology residency at the University of Toronto. He then completed a two-year fellowship in neuroradiology at the University of Toronto. Concurrent with his clinical training, Dr. Mandell pursued research on functional magnetic resonance imaging of cerebrovascular disease and received a PhD from the University of Toronto. Dr. Mandell’s research focuses on cerebrovascular imaging for stroke prevention.
Kiwon Lee, M.D., FACP, FAHA, FCCM, is professor and chief, department of Neurology at Rutgers University Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Lee also serves as Director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center, Stroke and Critical Care Division and of the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Dr. Lee received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at Weill Cornell Medical College, residency at Stony Brook University and neurocritical care fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Online Registration is now closed. We will accept Onsite registrations.
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