TMC Interactive Arterial & Vascular Ultrasound Imaging Course 2018

Offered as a complement to the TMC CardioVascular Symposium 2018

Thursday, Oct. 18 – Friday, Oct. 19
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Atrium Building, Classrooms Kino A and B
5099 E. Grant Road
Tucson, Arizona 85712

Who should attend? 

Primary Care Physicians, Hospitalists, Emergency Department Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, RNs, Rad Techs, Echo Techs and Allied Health Professionals


This two-day course focuses on the real-time training of physicians, vascular surgeons, nurses, echo techs, vascular techs and others in all aspects of venous ultrasound, including patient presentation, diagnosis, reporting, and follow-up. Instructors: Luis Leon, M.D., and Nicos Laboropoulos, Ph.D. 


Nicos Laboropoulos, PhD, is currently a professor of Surgery and Radiology at Stony Brook University Hospital, Long Island, NY. He is the director of the Vascular Laboratory and has a major interest in pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of London and his Ph.D. and Vascular Fellowship at St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London, UK. Professor Labropoulos is on the editorial board of 11 journals and serves as a reviewer for over 20 medical and surgical journals. 


Luis R. Leon Jr., MD, RVT, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Arizona Health Science Center
Tucson, Arizona

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Section Staff
Tucson Medical Center
Tucson, Arizona

Clinical Assistant Professor Arizona College of Osteopathic
Medicine, Midwestern University, Phoenix, Arizona

Pima Heart Physicians
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Staff

Pima Vascular

Check back for course agenda and continuing education information.

Conference registration includes:

Continental breakfast, heart-healthy lunch, breaks, and all materials.


For any questions, please contact Joanne Smith by emailing or calling/texting (520) 250-4895.

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Pay by check: Make check payable to THMEP. Include the name of the event, attendee name, email, contact phone and address on the check. Mail to:

THMEP, Ultrasound Workshop
PO Box 42195
Tucson, AZ 85712 

Registration Terms and Conditions:

  • Substitute registrants will be honored.
  • Refunds: Registration fee (less a 10% handling fee) will be issued within 10 days of a written request for a refund. Cancellations or no-shows after Oct. 15, 2018, are not eligible for a refund. 
  • One person per registration is allowed. Registrations cannot be split among multiple people.
  • For reasons beyond our control, it is occasionally necessary to alter the content and timing of the program or to substitute speakers. Thus, the speakers and agenda are subject to change without notice. In the event of a speaker cancellation, every effort will be made to find a replacement speaker.

Symposium Directors and Event Coordinators:

Directors: Luis Leon, M.D., and Gulshan Sethi, M.D.

Planning Coordinators: Sarah Yeager, Anita Bach, RT (R), RCIS, MHA, TMC Service Line Administrator for CardioVascular and Imaging Services, and Roxanne Lee, RN, BSN, TMC Manager, Cath Lab/Pre-Post/CNIS & CNS