Award-Winning NCH Heart Institute to Host Second Annual Summit

Award-Winning NCH Heart Institute to Host Second Annual Cardiovascular Summit in February 2023

Committed to providing the highest quality of cardiovascular care for nearly 25 years in southwest Florida, the award-winning NCH Heart Institute of the NCH Healthcare System is proud to partner with Northwestern Medicine in inviting you to come for the education, and stay for the weather in Naples, Florida as we present the second annual “Naples Cardiovascular Summit: Advances in Cardiology for Primary Care,” on February 24 and 25, 2023 at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.

The two-day Naples Cardiovascular Summit is targeted to primary care physicians & clinicians, nurses, and first responders, and features renowned physicians, Robert Cubeddu, MD of the NCH Heart Institute and Patrick McCarthy, MD of Northwestern Medical as course directors. NCH’s Viviana Navas, MD and Northwestern’s Mazen Albaghdadi, MD serve as co-directors.

“We are excited to partner with Northwestern and are proud to offer this forum to exchange ideas that showcase the latest in cardiovascular care,” said Dr. Robert Cubeddu, President of the NCH Heart Institute. “I am confident the information presented at this year’s summit will increase awareness in cardiac care and result in higher quality outcomes for cardiac patients.”

The purpose of the two-day event is to expand the knowledge and expertise of physicians, clinicians, nurses, and first responders in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Scheduled presentations will be provided by a diversity of faculty from the NCH Healthcare System, the NCH Heart Institute, Northwestern Medicine, Emory Healthcare, Mount Sinai, and others. Interactive sessions and key topics to be covered include: coronary artery disease, cardiac disease prevention and treatment, structural and valvular heart disease, and heart failure and cardiomyopathies, cardio-oncology, cardio-obstetrics, and women’s heart disease.

Registration is $149 for physicians, $50 for nurses and $75 for other categories. Medical residents and fellows can register for $35 and all attendees are eligible to receive 13 CME or MOC credits.

The NCH Heart Institute is an innovative, state-of-the-art facility that features award-winning cardiovascular physicians and is recognized for its open heart surgery, structural heart program, and “Code Save-A-Heart” protocols that address cardiac emergencies faster than national averages with exceptional outcomes. All have helped propel NCH into the national spotlight as a Healthgrades Top 100 Hospital in cardiac care for the past eight years in a row.

Featured Photo: Dr. Robert Cubeddu, President of the NCH Heart Institute

About NCH Healthcare System
The NCH Healthcare System is a not-for-profit, multi-facility healthcare system located in Naples, Florida, and is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. The System is more than just two hospitals (referred to as the NCH Baker Hospital and NCH North Naples Hospital) with a total of 713 beds. NCH is an alliance of 775 physicians and medical facilities in dozens of locations throughout Collier County and southwest Florida that offers nationally recognized, quality health care to our community. Our mission is to help everyone live a longer, happier, healthier life. For more information, visit

To register for the 2nd Annual Naples Cardiovascular Summit, or for sponsorship opportunities  please call 239-624-5000


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