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Heart & Vascular

The Future of Aortic Disease Treatment and Prevention
Friday, February 26 I 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. I Online Event
During Heart Health Awareness month, join us on February 26th to learn how telehealth and recent advancements are changing the way we prevent and care for aortic disease.
Our leading experts at Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute, Greg Hayes, M.D., Patrick Ryan, M.D. and Samuel Youssef, M.D., will discuss how we will use more personalized, preventative and predictive care to keep patients with aortic disease healthy and out of the hospital. Bring your questions for the Q&A period at the end.
P. Gregory Hayes, M.D.
Medical Director, Vascular Surgery
Co-Medical Director of Aortic Institute
Dr. P. Gregory Hayes has been a vascular surgeon at Swedish Medical Center for the past four years. He graduated medical school from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada in 1982. Dr. Hayes will speak to how telehealth has allowed physicians to better collaborate and serve patients.
Patrick Ryan, Jr. M.D.
Co-Executive Medical Director, Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute
Chief of Puget Sound Cardiac Surgery, Providence
Dr. Patrick Ryan has been a cardiac surgeon at Swedish Medical Center for the past six years. Now, as executive medical director at Swedish Heart & Vascular, Dr. Ryan unites specialists across Swedish and the region to create a care environment that uses collaboration for informed decisions and the best patient outcomes. 
Samuel Youssef, M.D., FACS
Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, Dept. of Cardiac Surgery
Co-Medical Director, Aortic Institute
Dr. Samuel Youssef has been a thoracic surgeon at Swedish Heart & Vascular for the past eight years. In his role, he specializes complex heart surgeries, including one of only two ECMO programs in WA. Dr. Youssef will speak to how advancements in population health will allow us to better predict and care for patients with aortic disease. 
If you have any questions, please call 206-386-6186 or email foundationevents@swedish.org.