The third annual Amputation Prevention Summit will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights, 1635 North Loop West, South Tower, First Floor, Houston, Texas.
Memorial Hermann is the only health system in the Houston area that is part of the Amputation Prevention Centers of America network, according to a media release.
This CME event, drawing clinicians from Houston and surrounding region, aims to highlight the urgent nature of the diabetes epidemic, the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease and diabetic foot ulcers, and how healthcare professionals can change and improve their practice in order to reduce lower extremity amputations.
Lee Rogers, DPM, medical director for Amputation Prevention Centers of America and recipient of the “America’s Most Influential Podiatrist” award, will lead the summit. Featured speakers include Founder and President of Save a Leg, Save a Life Foundation Desmond Bell, DPM, medical director for the Amputation Prevention Center at Memorial Hermann Greater Heights; Kourosh Keyhani, DO, medical director for the Amputation Prevention Center at Memorial Hermann Memorial City; Dean Chauvin, MD; as well as speakers across multiple disciplines, such as plastic surgery, interventional radiology, vascular surgery, and family medicine, the release continues.
For more information or to register, visit Amputation Prevention Centers of America.
[Source(s): Amputation Prevention Centers of America, PRWeb]