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Advances in Cardiovascular Disease the Focus of CMHS Seminar on Feb. 27

Ojai, California, 02/01/2016

Advances in cardiovascular disease will be the focus of a free seminar that Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Feb. 27.

Rishi Patel, M.D., who specializes in interventional cardiology, will lead the discussion during the seminar to be held from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the banquet room at Soule Park Golf Course, 1033 East Ojai Ave.

February is Heart Health Month. Coronary artery and vascular heart disease affect millions of people every year. Thanks to steady advances in cardiology, patient outcomes continue to Improve. Dr. Patel will focus on the advances in cardiovascular care, including cardiac catheterization, transcatheter valve replacement and left ventricular assist devices.

Dr. Patel received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine and Pharmacy in Rootstown, Ohio, and completed his residency at Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Patel is on the medical staffs of Community Memorial Hospital and Ojai Valley Community Hospital.

Registration is free but reservations are required. To secure your reservations please visit or call Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006.

Future scheduled educational seminars include: Hyperthyroidism on March 8 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Oxnard; Innovative Management & Treatment of Urinary and Defecatory Disorders on March 15 at CMH; and Stroke: Causes, Treatment & Prevention on May 17 at the Courtyard by Marriott Oxnard.