Detroit Stroke Conference 2017

All for you, we’re bringing together some of the best minds in stroke and neurovascular medicine. On October 6, at Henry Ford Hospital, you can experience their expertise in a format that’s as fast as it is engaging. From 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Henry Ford Hospital Buerki Auditorium, you’ll hear high-level insights from 20 different thought leaders. Presented in a Ted Talk – style format, you’ll be able to learn more about the latest treatments, techniques and trends, and see how they can strengthen your program.

Hosted and hand-selected by the Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute, keynotes include:




8:00 a.m.

Christopher Lewandowski, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

EMS Systems and Pre-Hospital Screening

8:15 a.m.

James Grotta, M.D.
Memorial Hermann Hospital

CT on Wheels: Mobile Stroke Units

8:45 a.m.

David Hess, M.D.
Augusta University Hospital

Beam-Me-Up: Telestroke in Action

9:15 a.m.

Edward Jauch, M.D.
Medical University of South Carolina

Fast + Furious: Systems for Streamlining Emergency Stroke Care

9:45 a.m.



10:00 a.m.



10:30 a.m.

Horia Marin, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Emergency Brain Imaging of Stroke

10:45 a.m.

Hebah Hefzy, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

TPA: Expanding the Indications

11:00 a.m.

Max Kole, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Mechanical Thrombectomy: The Latest

11:15 a.m.

Riad Ramadan, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Anesthesia During Thrombectomy: MAC vs GA

11:30 a.m.

Panayiotis Varelas, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Critical Care of Ischemic Stroke

11:45 a.m.


12:00 p.m.



1:00 p.m.

Chandan Mehta, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Stop the Bleeding: Anticoagulation Reversal Strategies

1:15 p.m.

Osama Zaidat, M.D.
St Vincent Mercy Medical Center

Minimally Invasive Surgery for ICH

1:30 p.m.

Mohammed Rehman, D.O.
Henry Ford Health System

Critical Care of ICH: An Update

1:45 p.m.

Donald Seyfried, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Repair of Intracranial Aneurysms

2:00 p.m.

Stephan A. Mayer, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

 Inside the Black Box: Brain Multimodality Monitoring

2:15 p.m.



2:30 p.m.



2:45 p.m.

Shaneela Malik, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Diagnosing Weird Causes of Stroke

3:00 p.m.

Daniel Miller, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Occult Atrial Fibrillation: Diagnosis and Management

3:15 p.m.

William O'Neil, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Secondary Stroke Prevention: Surgical Techniques

3:30 p.m.

Angelos Katramados, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Quality Improvement in Stroke Care

3:45 p.m.

Panayiotis Mitsias, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

The Mystery of Recovery After Stroke

4:00 p.m.

Dan Morris, M.D.
Henry Ford Health System

Brain Regeneration

4:15 p.m.



4:30 p.m.


Henry Ford Hospital
Buerki Auditorium
2799 West Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202

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Physicians - $100
Advance Practice Providers - $50
Nurses and Techs - $25

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