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FMDSA Annual Conference 2023

Join us on the 19th and 20th of May 2023 for our annual conference.

We will be celebrating our 20th Anniversary!
Date and time: Fri, May 19, 2023, 6:00 PM – Sat, May 20, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT
Location: Crowne Plaza Cleveland at Playhouse Square 1260 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115 United States

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Friday, May 19th

Friday evening, starting at 6 pm, we will host a reception with live music featuring a Frank Sinatra band. We will also have a raffle which attendees find fun and just love. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. Stay tuned for more details.

Saturday, May 20th

Registration starts at 7 am, and a continental breakfast will be served. The Annual Meeting will start promptly at 8 am and will conclude by 4 pm. Please note that all events take place on the 2nd floor of the Crown Plaza Hotel.

Topics include:

  • What is Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)?
  • Treatment of Cervical Artery Dissection and Intracranial Aneurysms
  • Identifying the Patient Likely to Benefit from Renal Artery Angioplasty
  • Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection: treatment, exercise, and the iSCAD Registry
  • “What We Have Learned in the Last Year on the Cause of FMD and SCAD”
  • Update on the European FMD Registry

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Jeffrey Olin – Mt Sinai, New York
  • Dr. Heather Gornik – University Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dr. Esther Kim – Atrium Health, North Carolina
  • Dr. Santhi Ganesh – University of Michigan
  • Dr. Jason Kovacic- Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Australia
  • Dr. Shazam Hussain – Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dr. Alexandre Persu – Brussels, Belgium

We are still finalizing additional speakers and topics. Stay tuned!

Event speakers and details are subject to change.

***Please note that the Cleveland Marathon races are on the same weekend. Hotel, transportation, and restaurants should be booked in advance. The hotels in Downtown Cleveland are expected to sell out.


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? Getting downtown from the airport takes 25 minutes via a cab, Uber, or Lyft. There is also a train located at the airport that takes you to the central downtown area.

There is valet parking provided for a fee at the hotel. You may find less expensive parking options at garages within walking distance of the hotel.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations received in writing on or before April 15th will be refunded minus a $25 administration fee. Cancellations received in writing between April 15th, and May 1st will be refunded minus 50% of the registration fee. No refunds will be made after May 1st. Your registration may be transferred.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact or by phone at 216-834-2410

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