Ottawa Heart Support Group
(Health, Education, Activity, Research, Targets)
Monday, October 15, 2018
7:30 – 9:00 pm

Guest Speaker: David Messika-Zeitoun, MD, PhD, FESC
Topic: “Current Management and new opportunities for the treatment of Mitral Regurgitation”

Dr. Messika-Zeitoun is a cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute and a full professor in the Faculty of medicine at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Messika-Zeitoun was born in France. He graduated from medical school at the Université Paris VI Université Pierre-et-Marie-Curie in 1992. He completed his training in cardiology in Paris and became an assistant professor at Tenon Hospital in 1999. After a two-year research fellowship at the Mayo Clinic from 2001 to 2003, he returned to Paris to work at the Bichat Hospital as a staff member in the Division of Cardiology. He completed his PhD in 2009 and was appointed to full professor of cardiology in 2013. Dr. Messika-Zeitoun is a non-invasive cardiologist specialized in echocardiography and valvular heart disease. He has a special interest in imaging and new transcatheter therapies.

OUR MEETING LOCATION IS: The University of Ottawa Heart Institute

40 Ruskin Street, Ottawa, ON
2nd Floor Foustanellas Auditorium

The Ottawa Heart Support Group is an active group of heart patients who meet and wish to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. We meet on the third Monday of each month, with the hope of helping others. We share experiences and aim to improve awareness and understanding of various heart conditions. Our objective is to reduce the fear, anxiety, and emotional stress that can often result from having a serious health problem. Our focus is on developing positive attitudes and enjoying life to the fullest. We pursue these objectives at our informal, monthly meetings with interesting and informative speaker as well as other heart-related activities. We welcome new members, their family and friends.

Ruskin Street Parking is free after 7:00 p.m.

More Information Contact

Mary Cameron 613-835-2347 or Bill Holland 613-824-9563