The Houston Aortic Symposium 2023

Program Details

March 16, 17 & 18, 2023

The Westin Oaks Hotel
Houston, TX

Symposium Chairmen
Anthony Estrera, MD
Ali Azizzadeh, MD

Program Directors
Gustavo S. Oderich, MD
Danny Ramzy, MD, PhD

Honorary Chairmen
Hazim J. Safi, MD
David D. McPherson, MD


The Houston Aortic Symposium: Frontiers in Cardiovascular Disease, the Fifteenth in the Series will present and discuss diagnosis and treatment paradigms for aortic and structural heart diseases, including medical, endovascular, surgical, and hybrid options. The Symposium Chairmen and Program Directors designed the 2023 scientific program by consulting current peer-reviewed literature, national data and guidelines, accredited education needs assessment surveys, and evaluation outcomes from previous symposia in the series. Session topics will include Structural Heart, Aortic Root/BAV, Ascending Aorta, Transverse Arch, Aorta: Get with the Guidelines, Aortic Dissection, AAA/Physiology/Pathology, and DTAA/TAAA.

Hotel Reservations

The group rate deadline at the Westin Oaks in Houston has passed, however if you still need a hotel reservation, please email us with your arrival and departure dates and we would be happy to check on availability for you.

Target Audience & CME/CE Accreditation

This symposium is designed for vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, interventional radiologists, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, perfusionists, and other health care professionals involved in the care and treatment of patients with aortic diseases.

View detailed accreditation information for the course

Claiming your Certificate & CME Reporting: Meeting attendees will be asked to complete a post-symposium online evaluation to claim their CME/CEU credit and request reporting through the ABIM, ABS, and CME Passport, if desired. Certificates will be emailed to those who complete the evaluation within two weeks of submission. You will receive more information about this process via email before and after the symposium, in the course handouts, and in the online meeting syllabus.

Fifth Annual Houston Aortic Nursing Symposium

March 15, 2023, 12:00-5:00 pm
Registration for the course is $40 for general attendees and complimentary for Memorial Hermann / UTHealthHouston employees. More information will be available soon on
the course website!

Abstract Submissions

Abstract Submission Deadline: February 3, 2023

View the details and submit your abstracts for consideration!