Complex Angioplasty Symposium Exchange (CASE) is an initiative by ACVC within the Education and Learning enterprise as an educational forum in the setting of a scientific meeting to educate regional medical practitioners in various aspects of cardiovascular medicine. CASE was founded in March 2015 recognizing the need for continued medical education in Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) within the Greater Philadelphia region across 5 medical colleges (University of Pennsylvania, Jefferson University, Drexel University, Cooper University, and Temple University), and 5 training hospitals (Deborah, Einstein, Lankenau, Bryn Mawr, and Chester-­‐Crozer), in addition to multiple community hospitals within the greater city radius.


Jon George, MD
Interventional Cardiologist - President ACVC

Dr. Jon C. George, completed his medical training at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio; Internal Medicine residency and Cardiovascular Disease fellowship training at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio; and Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine subspecialty fellowship training at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He serves as Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Director of Interventional Research at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals, book chapters, and textbooks, and serves as a reviewer and editorial board member for multiple journals. He is also Editor of the top-selling Evidence-Based Guide to Interventional Cardiology and Endovascular Medicine. In addition, he has received numerous honors and awards for his contributions to research and clinical cardiology including Top Doc recognition in Philadelphia in several consecutive years.

Craig Walker MD
Interventional Cardiologist Founder and Chairman, NCVH

Dr. Craig Walker, completed his pre-medicine collegiate degree in two years and received the Pre-Medicine Award from Nicholls State University. He earned his doctorate from the LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Walker continued his training with a cardiology fellowship at Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans and a subsequent research fellowship at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Walker is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and interventional cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Cardiovascular Interventionists, the International College of Angiology, the Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions, the American College of Chest Physicians and the Council on Clinical Cardiology. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at LSU and Tulane Medical Schools. He is Clinical Editor of Vascular Disease Management and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Endovascular Therapy, Endovascular Today, Global Vascular Digest as well as many other vascular-based journals. Dr. Walker is on the Board of Directors of the Outpatient Endovascular and Interventional Society (OEIS). He has served as an associate director of multiple conferences throughout the US and the world. He is on the Scientific Board of Directors for many of the world’s largest peripheral interventional device companies.