PKD – An Overview of Pathology, Diagnosis and Disease Progression

Live Program | July 31, 2019 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Description

Join PKD experts from across the country, where you can hear the most current information on PKD pathophysiology, disease progression, and the physical & emotional burden of PKD.

Objectives:

  • Review of the recent advancements made in the PKD field
  • Address key factors that play into PKD disease progression
  • Highlight and evaluate prognostic indicators of advanced PKD outcomes

Event Speakers

Carlos Bejar, MD

Dr. Bejar completed his medical training at Northeaster Ohio University College of Medicine in Canton, Ohio. He then did his fellowship in Nephrology and Hypertension at Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. Subsequently, he was offered a position as attending in Nephrology at Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Cleveland Clinic Florida. He is board certified in Nephrology and Hypertension, in addition, is certified as a specialist in Hypertension by the American Society of Hypertension.

Dr. Bejar’s areas of interest include kidney cystic disease, diabetic nephropathy and autoimmune disorders of the kidney. He also completed a special fellowship in renal stone management at Duke University and mini fellowship in renal sonography at Emory University. He has been honored with the “Top Doc” award for many years and “Top Nephrologist” in Boca Raton as well. Recently was recognized as a “Best Doctor” by both the New York Times and U.S. News and World Report.

Dr. Bejar is on faculty at Nova Southeastern University School of Medicine and adjunct faculty at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine where he lectures medical students and residents in medicine. He has been vice chief of staff and Chief of Medicine at Broward Health Imperial Point and currently is Chief of Nephrology at Holycross Hospital. He has been named “Most Valuable Physician” of the quarter.

Dr. Bejar is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), a non-profit organization, which assists 24 approved medical specialty boards in the development and use of standards in the ongoing evaluation and certification of physicians. ABMS, recognized as the “gold standard” in physician certification, believes higher standards for physicians means better care for patients.

Dr. Bejar has been a KOL( Key Opinion leader) and also sits in the Medical Review Board for chronic kidney disease in
State of Florida Network 7.


Location

Name: The Capital Grille
Street: 5197 Big Island Drive
City/State: Jacksonville, Florida

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The Capital Grille

5197 Big Island Drive
Jacksonville Florida, 32246
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