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6th Annual Scientific Sessions

Greensboro, GA
Sep. 14, 2018 to Sep. 16, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee One Lake Oconee Trail, Greensboro, GA 30642
May 1 to Aug 29
Abstract Deadline: 
May 1


The GVS Annual Scientific Sessions provides a forum for vascular surgeons to learn and discuss the most recent information relating to the clinical practice of the treatment of peripheral vascular disease.



Friday, September 14, 2018

• Physician Registration

• Welcome Reception

Saturday, September 15, 2018

• Scientific Session

• Exhibit Hall

• GVS Golf Tournament

• GVS Sporting Clays Tournament

• President’s Tailgate Party

Sunday, September 16, 2018

• Scientific Session

• Exhibit Hall


The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee
One Lake Oconee Trail
Greensboro, GA 30642

To reserve your room, call 800-944-5884 or online at The GVS group rate is $329/night for resort view rooms, $359/night for lake view rooms and $429/night for executive suites. Reservations must be received by August 29, 2018 to receive the group rate.

Course Directors 

Course Directors:

2017-18 Executive Committee:

David M. Sailors, MD, FACS - President

Anthony J. Avino, MD, FACS - Immediate Past President Daniel T. McDevitt, MD, FACS - President-Elect J. Sheppard Mondy, III, MD, FACS - Secretary-Treasurer Arun Chervu, MD, FACS - Councilor William D. Jordan, Jr., MD, FACS - Councilor Jonathan D. Woody, MD, FACS - Councilor Charles B. Ross, MD, FACS - Councilor Liz Sullivan-Burkhardt - Executive Director


Guest Speakers:

Mohammed M. Moursi, MD, FACS
Division Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Professor of Surgery
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR

Bruce A. Perler, MD, FACS
Vice Chair for Clinical Operations and Financial Affairs
Chief Emeritus, Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy
Professor of Surgery
John Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Associate Executive Director
American Board of Surgery for Vascular Surgery
Philadelphia, PA

Cynthia K. Shortell, MD, FACS
Professor and Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Chief of Staff, Department of Surgery
Duke University
Durham, NC



Gennie Chamberlain
Conference Administrator
Florida Vascular Society