Miami Neuroscience Symposium Online


Available by November 12, 2020

This course includes surgical management, stroke management, neuro-critical care, neuro-imaging, and neuro-oncology. The expert faculty will engage participants through complex cases and novel treatment strategies. Our goal is to share the most innovative and evidence-based clinical practices implemented and available in order to optimize patient outcomes in these areas of neuroscience.

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Course Topics

  • Transcarotid Artery Revascularization
  • Expanding Selections of Patients for Endovascular Treatments
  • Update on Surgical Management of Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Neuroprotection in Acute Stroke
  • Current Management of AVMs
  • Evaluation of Stroke Patients
  • Vascular Syndromes
  • Pathways for Surgical Care: Model for Brain Tumors
  • Safe Transition Pathway: Results of a Clinical Series
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Guidelines for Provocative Testing
  • Subarachnoid and Intracerebral Hemorrhage: ICU vs. Stepdown

Registration and Fees

The Miami Neuroscience Symposium Online course is offered free of charge. Registration will open by November 12, 2020.

Who Should Attend

Adult and Pediatric Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Stroke Neurologists, Neuroradiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Critical Care Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Interventional Neuroradiologists, Family Physicians, General Internists, Critical Care and Neuroscience Nurses, Neurosurgery Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, Dietitians, Clinical Pharmacists, Rehabilitation and Pain Management Specialists, and other specialists interested in the field of neuroscience.

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Planning Committee

Kevin AbramsKevin Abrams, M.D.
Chief, Radiology
Medical Director, Neuroradiology and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Guilherme DabusGuilherme Dabus, M.D., MBA, FAHA
Chief, Department of Neuroscience
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Director, NeuroEndovascular Surgery Fellowship
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Baptist Health South Florida
Clinical Professor
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Felipe De Los Rios La RosaFelipe De Los Rios La Rosa, M.D.
Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center at Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida
Karel FuentesKarel Fuentes, M.D.
Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Doctors Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Medical Director, Neurocritical Care
Miami Neuroscience Institute
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Italo LinfanteItalo Linfante, M.D., FAHA
Medical Director, Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery at Miami Neuroscience Institute and Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Clinical Associate Professor of Radiology, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Michael McDermottMichael W. McDermott, M.D.
Chief Physician Executive, Miami Neuroscience Institute
Professor of Neurosurgery
Chair, Division of Neuroscience
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Miami, Florida
Michael McDermottAlberto Pinzon-Ardilla, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director of Epilepsy, Miami Neuroscience Institute
Neurologist, Baptist Hospital of Miami, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital
Miami, Florida


Adib AblaAdib A. Abla, M.D.
Chief, Vascular Neurosurgery
Director, Cerebrovascular Surgical Disorders Program
Vascular and Endovascular Neurosurgeon
University of California San Francisco Health
San Francisco, California
Jessilyn PozoJessilyn Pozo, BSN, R.N., SCRN
Stroke Program Coordinator
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida
Vitaly SiominVitaly Siomin, M.D.
Neurosurgeon and Medical Director
Brain Tumor Program at Miami Neuroscience Institute
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Miami, Florida
Jennifer VinerJennifer Viner, N.P., MSN
Breast Care Plastic Surgery Clinic
Bakar Precision Cancer Medicine
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Libby WatchLibby Watch, M.D.
Vascular Surgeon
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida
Jacob YoungJacob Young, M.D.
Resident Physician, Neurological Surgery
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences
University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
San Francisco, California

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer


Baptist Health provides accredited continuing education (CME/CE) to doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

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.

See individual course pages for applicable credits and accreditations.


Baptist Health South Florida presents this CME activity for use by healthcare professionals for educational purposes only. Opinions, perspectives and information presented by the faculty represent their ideas and views, and participants should carefully consider all available scientific data before acting on knowledge gained through this activity. Additionally, participants should consult the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approved uses prior to prescribing medications or utilizing medical devices discussed in this activity.

While Baptist Health makes reasonable efforts to ensure that accurate information is presented, no warranty, expressed or implied, is offered. Participants should rely on their own clinical judgment, knowledge and experience before applying information acquired to their professional use. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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