Course Director(s)

Lee Kirksey, MD
Vascular Surgeon
Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart & Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic

Guest Faculty

David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Allan M. Boike, DPM, FACFAS
Dean, Kent State Univerity's College of Podiatric Medicine
Kent State University
Kent, OH
Daniel Clair, MD
Chair of Surgery
Director of Surgical Services
Vascular Surgery
Palmetto Health
Dick Clarke
President of National Baromedical Services
National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology
Julia Melendez, RN, BSN, JD, CWOCN
National Clinical Director
Joerns RecoverCare
Charlotte, NC
Joseph Mills, MD, FACS
Professor and Chief
Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine
Kathleen Schaum, MS
Kathleen D. Schaum & Associates, Inc.
Lake Worth, FL
Michael Troiano, DPM
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS
Instructor of Orthopedics
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Facility Faculty

George Anton, MD
Vascular Surgery
Hillcrest Hospital
Maja Babic, MD
Infectious Disease
Medicine Institute
Christi Cavaliere, MD
Plastic Surgery
Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute
Natalia Fendrikova Mahlay, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine
Heart & Vascular Institute
Douglas Joseph, DO
Director, Vascular Medicine
Outpatient Department
Medical Director, Vascular Medicine
Vein Health Clinic
Co-Medical Director, Multi-disciplinary Lymphedema Clinic
Heart & Vascular Institute
Michael Park, MD
Vascular Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Medhi Shishehbor, DO, MPH, PhD
Vascular Medicine
University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute
Christopher Smolock, MD, FACS
Associate Staff
Vascular Surgery
Heart & Vascular Institute

Meeting Planning Committee

Georgeanne Botek, DPM
Head, Section of Podiatry
Medical Director, Diabetic Foot Clinic
Orthopedic & Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Jacalyn Brace, PhD, CNP
Vascular Surgery
Heart & Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Barbara Hocevar, MSN
Assistant Director
WOC Nursing Education
Cleveland Clinic