"Modern Approaches to Treating Heart Disease" 
Oct 23, 2018
Dr. Anh-Quan Nguyen
"Modern Approaches to Treating Heart Disease" 


Ever since the heart lung machine was first used in open heart surgery in 1953, cardiovascular science has always pushed the boundaries of what is possible.  In particular, the last two decades have brought groundbreaking innovations that changed the way we approach cardiovascular disease.  Please join the speaker as we walk through some of the history of cardiovascular interventions as well as more modern and minimally invasive techniques such as transcutaneous aortic valve replacement, Watchman device implantation,  and percutaneous left ventricular assist - techniques that have been shown to improve the length and quality of life.

Dr. Anh-Quan Nguyen is a cardiologist at Palo Alto Medical Foundation in San Jose, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including El Camino Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of California Irvine School of Medicine and has been in practice between 11-20 years. Dr. Nguyen accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 67 doctors at El Camino Hospital and one of 48 at Good Samaritan Hospital who specialize in Cardiology.