Welcome to the Florida Vascular Society
The Florida Vascular Society was established in 1988 to promote the science and art of the diagnosis and management of Vascular Disease and encourage research and education in the field. The FVS Annual Scientific Sessions are designed to provide of comprehensive education to update participants on current research, techniques, and therapies pertaining to vascular disorders.
Join Mindray & FVS on May 20, 2021 @ 7:00 PM
The Florida Vascular Society and Mindray will present “The Potential Impact of Emerging Technologies on Contemporary Vascular Ultrasound” on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 7:00 PM. This event is free for all participants. The presenters for this evening will be George Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU, and Jim Baun, BS, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS.
The FVS is excited to announce its new newsletter. Be sure to read the latest edition.
Elected Officers for 2021–2022
President: Thomas S. Huber, MD, PhD, FACS
President Elect: Santiago H. Chahwan, MD, FACS
Treasurer: Murray L. Shames, MD, FACS
Secretary: Libby S. Watch, MD, FACS
Immediate Past President: Charles S. Thompson, MD, FACS
Councilor (North): Shonak B. Patel, MD, FACS
Councilor (South): Juan Carlos Pereda, MD, FACS
Councilor (Southwest): Inky Parrack, MD, FACS
Councilor (Central): Jon Wesley, MD, FACS
2021 Scientific Session Award Winners
The 2021 2021 Florida Vascular Society Scientific Sessions featured 25 outstanding original contributions. Congratulations to the award winners:
Jose “Pepe” Alvarez, Jr., MD Resident Award: Awarded for the best overall abstract and oral presentation for clinical or experimental work performed by residents of fellows in training:
- Pro-Angiogenic Cascade Signaling as the Mechanism for Vascular Regenerative Medicine by Hallie Quiroz, MD, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
Dr. JJ Karmacharya Award: Awarded for the best abstract and oral presentation in aortic aneurysmal disease reconstruction and treatments:
- Femoral Flow Redirection (FRED) Technique to Limit Visceral Artery Ischemia During Fenestrated Endovascular Aortic Repair (FEVAR) by Ahmed Ghamraoui, DO, Florida Atlantic University Charles E Schmidt College of Medicine
Mark L. Friedell, MD Award: Awarded for the Best Medical Student Abstract and Oral Presentation:
- Proximal Fixation of Endovascular Aortic Device Does Not Play A Role In Renal Function Decline After Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair by Camila Franco Mesa, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville