17th Annual VAAVIR Conference and VI Workshop

17th Annual VAAVIR Conference and VI Workshop
November 1-3, 2019


The 17th Annual VA AVIR Conference is a great educational and networking event.  This event allows all professionals in the field of Interventional Medicine to hear topics that are relevant to them. Attendees will also have the opportunity for hands on demonstrations from one of the many vendors that will be on site. The main conference will be held on Nov 1-2, 2019. Up to 12 Credits will be offered and submitted nursing CEs and ARRT structured education.

Registration for Meeting or Workshop:

Hotel Information

Discounted room rates for the VAAVIR Meeting will be $159 for a standard room. Waterpark activities are always included with the room rates. Starting this year Great Wolf Lodge is offering splash passes for waterpark access without a room. Just in case local attendees still want to bring the family for some fun. 



200-300         Registration

300-330         Thrombectomy vs Atherectomy

330-400         Embolization – Shut it down!

400-430         Neuro Intervention Evolution

430-500         Access and Closure for Transradial and Transfemoral Procedures

500-530         Access for the ESRD patient: Options, Lines and Catheters

530-700         Neuro Intervention Techniques - Implementing Knowledge Through Hands-on Learning 

Widgets for Neuro Intervention

Tools to Treat Cerebral Disease

Restore Flow Through Aspiration

Techniques for Filtration

Peripheral Intervention - Implementing Knowledge Through Hands-on Learning 

Directional Atherectomy Hands-On

Closing that Access Site

How and What Widgets to treat PAD

Establishing and Maintaining Good Access

700-900        Vendor Reception


700-745              Registration

745-845              Evolution of Interventional Radiology – Janice Newsome, MD

845-915              Venous Interventions – Siddharth Bhende, MD

915-930              MORNING BREAK

930-1000            Interventional Oncology – Dmitri Samoilov, MD

1000-1030          Complex CLI -- Ashwani Kumar, MD

1030-1130          Neuro Interventions and Innovations – John Gaughen, MD

1130-1200          Trauma IR – Luke Wilkins, MD

1200-1245          LUNCH

1245-115            Percutaneous Fistula Creation – Samuel Steerman, MD

115-145              Radiation Safety – Kimon Jackson

145-245              Vascular Gone Wild – David Dexter, MD

245-300              AFTERNOON BREAK

300-315              IR Across the world

315-345              Pain Management via IR – Sandeep Bagla, MD

345-400              Patient Care for the IR patient – Kimberly Slaydon, RN

400-430              TEVAR, EVAR & Endoleaks – Deepak Deshmukh, DO

430-500              Panel Discussion:  The Future of IR – Multiple Speakers

*Speakers and Topics, Subject to Change

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