Free Community Forum Showcases Latest Advances in Heart Care

GREENBRAE, CA — Marin General Hospital’s Haynes Cardiovascular Institute will host a free community forum on February 17th to present the latest cardiac technologies, treatments, clinical outcomes and emergency care available for Marin residents.

Cardiologist David Sperling, MD, the Medical Director for the Haynes Cardiovascular Institute, will moderate a panel discussion featuring interventional cardiologist Brian Strunk, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Marin General Hospital and Sujoya Dey, MD, Medical Director of Electrophysiology and cardiac electrophysiologist. They will discuss management and outcome data for patients presenting with acute coronary syndromes and rhythm disorders. Included will be comments on treatment strategies and advanced technologies offered by Marin General Hospital physicians for patients presenting with heart attacks and atrial fibrillation. Coronary angioplasty and stenting, catheter ablation techniques, and cardiac surgery results will be included.

They’ll present the latest approaches, equipment and outcome data for heart attacks, chest pain, angioplasty, atrial fibrillation, palpitations, arrhythmia and heart surgery.

Additional panel participants include Jim Dietz, MD, Medical Director of the hospital’s Emergency Department and William Teufel, MD, Medical Director of Marin County’s Emergency Medical Services.

"Marin General Hospital has always been on the forefront of cardiovascular advances in technology and technique. We have applied our knowledge of the field to improve the outcomes of our patients with serious cardiac disorders," said Dr. Sperling. "Because we keep up to date with new innovations, use state of the art equipment and have a dedicated cardiac team, we can ensure that our patient receives the most effective treatments.”

Space is limited for this event, and advance registration is recommended. Call 888-99-MY-MGH (888-996-9644) to reserve a place or to get more details.