Radial to Peripheral Education Program
Aug. 23-24 and Oct. 11-12

Cordis is pleased to announce two installments of our Radial to Peripheral Education Program, hosted by Dr. Craig Walker and the Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Houma, LA on Aug. 23-24 and Oct. 11-12. This two-day program (Click here for Course Overview) for radial peripheral proceduralists will provide advanced clinical expertise and practical training in radial to peripheral procedures. Content will be presented via didactic presentation, live case observations, and case reviews. In addition, physicians are invited to bring a member of their team (scrub/nurse) to encourage a team approach to radial peripheral therapy and better ensure procedural and program success. To apply for this program, interested physicians are welcome to click here to apply through July 8th. Applications will be reviewed and final decisions on attendance made the week of July 11th. For more information, please contact your local Cordis representative, or Cordis Medical Education at CordisEffect@cordis.com.

Craig Michael Walker M.D.

Craig Michael Walker M.D.
F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.A., F.S.S.C.I., F.C.C.P., F.I.C.A.

Dr. Craig Michael Walker attended Nicholls State University and earned his doctorate in medicine from LSU Medical School in New Orleans. He completed a cardiology fellowship at Ochsner Foundation Hospital, where he was one of the first interventional fellows in the U.S. He also performed a research fellowship at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

Dr. Walker is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Cardiovascular Interventionists, the International College of Angiology, the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Council on Clinical Cardiology.

In 1983, Dr. Walker returned to Houma to pursue his life’s goal of establishing a world-class cardiovascular program in South Louisiana. Dr. Walker’s mission led him to create Houma Heart Clinic, which quickly expanded to Cardiovascular Institute of the South. The practice is now internally-esteemed with more than 20 clinics in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Illinois. Over the past 30 years, CIS has participated and pioneered groundbreaking research that has been recognized across the world.

Dr. Walker also founded New Cardiovascular Horizons (NCVH) which provides 20+ multidisciplinary-accredited conferences each year to advance the field of cardiovascular care.

Dr. Walker is appointed a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine and Louisiana State University Medical Schools. He serves as the editor of Vascular Disease Management and is on the editorial boards of 12 medical journals.

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