Real-World PAD Strategies for Complex Lesions
Monday 5/24, 7:00 pm CDT

Our pre-registration is closed. The event will begin at 7:00 pm CDT (8:00 pm EDT)

  • Overview and cases with the Rotarex™ Rotational Atherectomy System
    • Prevalence of Mixed Morphology Lesions
  • Drug-Eluting Therapy: The critical role it plays in everyday PAD practice
    • Real-World Case Applications: The Lutonix™ DCB – The only DCB with options for both .035” and .018” guide platforms on the U.S. Market

George Adams, MD, MHS, MBA, FACC, FSCAI
Interventional Cardiology Director Cardiovascular and Peripheral Vascular Research
UNC Rex HealthCare 

George Adams, M.D., is an interventional cardiologist at UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In addition, he currently holds the title of director of peripheral and cardiovascular research at North Carolina Heart and Vascular.

He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He then completed a general cardiology fellowship, an interventional cardiology fellowship and a master’s degree in health sciences at Duke University.

Adams is well published in the field of complex peripheral vascular interventions, treatment for critical limb ischemic patients, development of regional systems of care for ST-elevation myocardial infarction, and nuclear cardiology techniques. He has led a robust clinical research program, enrolling patients in approximately 100 peripheral, carotid and coronary trials, and he is involved with the development of several device and biologic therapeutic treatments for coronary and peripheral vascular disease.

Most recently, Adams has completed his Master of Business degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In his free time, he enjoys weekends on his farm and spending time with his three daughters.

Miguel F. Montero-Baker, MD
Associate Professor
Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Miguel Montero-Baker, M.D. is an associate professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy in Houston, Texas specializing in Diabetic Foot Amputation Prevention and Limb Salvage. Dr. Montero-Baker graduated with honors both from medical school and his residency in Vascular Surgery at the University of Costa Rica. After his residency training, he was awarded a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship to further pursue his interest in interventional therapies in Leipzig, Germany and completed a peripheral vascular ultrasound fellowship, as well as an advanced peripheral endovascular interventions fellowship. Driven by his passion for research and development of new diagnostic techniques for ischemic limbs, Dr. Montero-Baker completed an Integrated Vascular Surgery Residency at the University of Arizona and went on to join the faculty as an assistant professor.

Dr. Montero-Baker is author of numerous journal publications, has co-authored several textbook chapters and is a well-recognized opinion leader for the Latin American medical community. Dr. Montero-Baker’s main clinical interests are critical limb ischemia, implantable micro-technology and endovascular carotid disease management.

He is an active member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society of Endovascular Surgeons, Endovascular Surgeons of Latin America and the Latin America Society of Vascular Surgeons.

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