SEMINAR: Challenges in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease

Amit Dwivedi, MD
When Feb 21, 2018
from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM
Where Shumaker Research Bldg, RM 139
Contact Name
Contact Phone 852-7485
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Abstract:  The talk will present the current clinical challenges with peripheral vascular diseases encountered during his clinical practice. The talk will also cover current approaches, their drawbacks, and current clinical needs where bioengineers can provide innovative solutions. 

Speaker:Dr. Amit Dwivedi is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Louisville. After graduating from medical school at Grant Medical College in Mumbai, India, he moved to the US where he did his general surgery at Wayne State University. He finished his fellowship in vascular surgery at North Shore and Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. He has been a faculty member at the University of Louisville since 2006. He has a busy clinical practice and has published over 50 peer-reviewed manuscripts. He has participated in multiple industry-sponsored trials over these years. Dr. Dwivedi’s clinical interests include diseases of the thoracic aorta (TEVAR), hemodialysis access, continuous study of the roles of open, hybrid, minimally-invasive endovascular therapies, and prevention and treatment of neointimal hyperplasia, the bane of vascular surgery outcomes.

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