Live Online Chats Answer Questions about Vascular Disease

he Vascular Disease Foundation’s (VDF) is proud to offer live online chats with a medical professional for its patients. The next “Ask the Expert” live chat is scheduled for Tuesday, February 8 at 4pm EST/3pm CST/2pm MST. Join Dr. Donna Mendes, MD Senior Vascular Surgeon, St. Luke’s - Roosevelt / Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons as she answers general questions about vascular disease. Dr. Mendes also serves on VDF’s Scientific Advisory Board as a medical advisor.

VDF’s “Ask the Expert Live Chats” are a free public service to answer questions about various topics relating to vascular disease. Chats take place on the second Tuesday of the month at 4pm EST/3pm CST/2pm MST. Here is a schedule of upcoming chats:

March 8 Meghal Antani, MD – Medical Director Southern MD Vascular Institute, Maryland

April 12 John H. Rundback, MD,- Director, Interventional Institute at Holy Name Medical Center/Advanced Interventional Radiology Services, LLP

May 10 Michael R. Jaff, DO - Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and the Medical Director of the Vascular Center at Massachusetts General Hospital

June 14 Rishi Gupta, MD - Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology Emory University School of Medicine, Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA

Unable to join a live chat? You can e-mail us your questions up to 30 minutes prior to each chat at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or view the transcripts online. For log in information, please visit or call 888.VDF.4INFO (888.833.4463) with questions.

About the Vascular Disease Foundation
The Vascular Disease Foundation is a national, nonprofit, public education organization dedicated to increasing awareness of the prevention, diagnosis and management of vascular disease. Its outstanding board of directors includes physicians, nurses, vascular technologists, rehabilitation professionals, and clinical researchers who have been on the forefront of fighting vascular diseases for many years. For more information, visit or call 888.VDF.4INFO (888.833.4463).


Source: Vascular Disease Foundation

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