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NYP/Lawrence Hospital Holds Presentation On New Cardiac Lab

NewYorkPresbyterian/Lawrence Hospital is holding a presentation on their new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.
NewYorkPresbyterian/Lawrence Hospital is holding a presentation on their new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. Photo Credit: Contributed

BRONXVILLE, N.Y. -- NewYorkPresbyterian/Lawrence Hospital will host a community presentation on NewYorkPresbyterian Hospital's new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory.

Meet the doctors and learn plans for expanded cardiac care to treat heart disease to stop a heart attack before it happens. The presentation will be held on Thursday, May 7, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Bronxville Public Library’s Yeager Room.

The Cardiac Cath Lab features expanded diagnostic and treatment capabilities for heart disease. It will offer diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive procedures to visualize arteries, check blood flow and pressure and evaluate heart valve efficiency. The lab is operated by NewYork­Presbyterian Hospital and is staffed by interventional cardiologists from Columbia University Medical Center. Leading physicians and surgeons from Columbia University Medical Center and Lawrence Medical Associates will discuss how the new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory can save lives and why it is important to have this state­-of­-the-­art facility in the community.

Scheduled speakers are ­Edward M. Dinan, president and chief executive officer, NYP/Lawrence; ­Dr. Anthony Mercando, (moderator), cardiologist, Lawrence Medical Associates; Dr. ­Mark Apfelbaum, director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at NYP/Lawrence; ­Dr. Tamin M. Nazif, associate professor of medicine, NYP/Columbia University Medical Center; ­Dr. Anthony Pucillo, director, Cardiac Operations, NYP/Lawrence; ­Dr. Allan Schwartz, professor and chief, Division of Cardiology, NYP/Columbia University Medical Center; ­and Dr. Craig R. Smith, professor and chair, department of surgery, NYP/Columbia University Medical Center.

The event is free and light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited. To reserve your spot today, please call (914)-787-­5000. For more information, visit www.nyp.org/lawrence .

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