The Connection Between Liver and Heart Disease

Thursday, November 6, 2019

5:00-9:00 p.m.

Ramada Hotel & Conference Center

Greensburg, PA

Course Director

Rupam Sharan, MD

Excela Health


Program Agenda

5:00 p.m. Registration and Dinner


6:00 p.m. Update in Cardiology

Nevin Baker, DO

Excela Health


6:30 p.m. Steatohepatitis Update

Obaid Shaikh, MD

VA Pittsburgh Health System


7:10 p.m.  Update in Hepatology

Rupam Sharan, MD

Excela Health


7:40 p.m.  PA Viral Hepatitis Elimination Update

Suzanna Masartis

Community Liver Alliance


8:10 p.m. Panel discussion

Who Should Attend

This program is directed to primary care physicians, specialists (ID, Gastro, Hepatology), nurses, public health, Drug and Alcohol counselors, care coordinators, advocates and other allied health care workers involved in the healthcare of patients who have risk factors for Fatty Liver/NASH/NAFLD, Coronary Heart Disease, Diabetes, Metabolic Disorder and Viral Hepatitis.


Program Overview

We anticipate that the attendees will have a better understanding of specific disease processes which are becoming increasingly more common.  We hope to present attendees with a solid foundation of knowledge pertaining to the latest trends in patient management and disease assessment regarding fatty liver disease and associated liver diseases, Coronary Heart Disease and viral hepatitis.  Improved disease recognition, improved assessment/referral efficiency and disease managements are all.

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